George Strait

Das amerikanische Billboard Magazin hat eine Liste der erfolgreichsten Country-Künstler der letzten 25 Jahre (1985-2010) erstellt. Als Grundlage hierfür dienten die Country Album- sowie die Hot Country Song Charts des Magazins.

Auf der Top-Position steht George Strait, der 44 Nummer 1 Songs hatte gefolgt von Garth Brooks, der auch die Liste der erfolgreichsten Künstler (basierend auf CD-Verkäufen in den USA), mit 68,4 Millionen verkauften CDs, anführt.

Hier die Top 25:

01
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14
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02
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15
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03
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16
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04
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17
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05
{highslide type="img" url="artists/TimMcGraw1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Tim McGraw
18
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06 {highslide type="img" url="artists/RandyTravis1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Randy Travis
19
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Keith Urban

07
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20
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08
{highslide type="img" url="artists/KennyChesney1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Kenny Chesney
21
{highslide type="img" url="artists/RickyVanShelton1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Ricky Van Shelton
09
{highslide type="img" url="artists/Alabama1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Alabama
22
{highslide type="img" url="artists/DwightJoakam1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Dwight Yoakam
10
{highslide type="img" url="artists/BrooksAndDunn1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Brooks & Dunn
23
{highslide type="img" url="artists/MartinaMcBride1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Martina McBride
11
{highslide type="img" url="artists/RascalFlatts1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Rascal Flatts
24
{highslide type="img" url="artists/TravisTritt1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Travis Tritt
12
{highslide type="img" url="artists/ClintBlack1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Clint Black
25
{highslide type="img" url="artists/LeAnnRimes1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} LeAnn Rimes
13
{highslide type="img" url="artists/HankWilliamsJr1.jpg" width=50 }{/highslide} Hank Williams Jr.

Bereits zum Jahreswechsel hatte Billboard die erfolgreichsten Alben, Songs und Künstler der vergangenen Dekade zusammengestellt. (Reportage lesen)