The 13 Most Badass Ladies in Country Music

Twenty-Something Tuesday

Queen Bey may take the cake as Supreme Goddess Divine, but she doesn’t have the market covered on being a Badass. Take one peek at country music in the last 50 years and you’ll be hard pressed to find a larger group of women speaking up, standing up, and acting as pretty boss role models for girls. And besides, isn’t everyone tired of Bro Country? For today’s Twenty-Something Tuesday, we’re looking back at these badass ladies of country music. Check out their fabulous videos (if you’ve never seen “Fancy” you’re missing out on some mega-90s hair) or take the Spotify playlist (embedded below) with you so you can embrace your inner Miranda throughout the day.


Martina McBride—“Independence Day”

Reba McEntire—“Fancy”

Dolly Parton—“Jolene”

Mary Chapin Carpenter—“He Thinks He’ll Keep Her”


Jeannie C. Riley—“Harper Valley PTA”

Loretta Lynn—“The Pill”

June Carter—”Jackson”


Kacey Musgraves—“Follow Your Arrow”


Patsy Cline—“Crazy”

Miranda Lambert—“Gunpowder and Lead”

The Band Perry—“Chainsaw”


Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood—“Something Bad”

Dixie Chicks—“Goodbye Earl”

Carrie Underwood—“Before He Cheats”

Shania Twain—“Man I Feel Like a Woman”


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