Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

Carolyn Kruse

It’s National Barbie Day! Barbie has been around a long time. She made her debut on this day, March 9th, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair in New York. The iconic toy from Mattel has been filling up the store shelves and our hearts for 63 years.

What better way to celebrate than by taking a look at some celebrity Barbie Dolls. Specifically, 6 country superstars who have their own Barbie Dolls, and 3 who should! Which country artists would you like to see as a Barbie?

  • 1. Martina McBride

    Mattel was inspired to create a Martina McBride Barbie Doll in 2005 because she was all about “girl power.”  The doll is wearing a white dress and cropped hair, inspired by McBride’s look t at the CMA Awards in 2004.

    Martina McBride Barbie Doll - Walmart.com

    Buy Martina McBride Barbie Doll at Walmart.com

     

  • 2. Reba McEntire

    Reba made her red dress Barbie Doll debut on the shelves back in  2011. Mattel said the Reba creation paid tribute to her hit “Fancy” with a red and gold gown.

    Remember that time I was a Barbie? Happy 60th Barbie! #barbie60

    Posted by Reba McEntire on Saturday, March 9, 2019
  • 3. Dolly Parton

    Techincally, Dolly doesn’t have a Barbie brand doll in her likeness, but she has a “poseable doll” in her likeness. I mean, come on, it’s Dolly. There should be a Mattel Barbie for the woman who put out an album called “Backwoods Barbie,” and has given the world so much.

    Dolly Parton 11.5" Poseable Doll Denim Skirt 1978 EG Goldberger NEW - Walmart.com

    Buy Dolly Parton 11.5" Poseable Doll Denim Skirt 1978 EG Goldberger NEW at Walmart.com

  • 4. Tim McGraw

    Back in 2011 Mattel put Tim McGraw on the shelf. But he had to come as a package deal with his wife, Faith Hill. The product was made in celebration of the couples 15th wedding anniversary.

  • 5. Faith Hill

    Ok, so you’ve seen the Faith Hill Barbie Doll. But this was major news back in the day. Even CNN covered it, and asked, “what do you get the couple who has everything?” This is what you get:

    https://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2011/08/24/faith-hill-and-tim-mcgraw-the-barbie-dolls/

  • 6. LeAnn Rimes

    Mattel created the LeAnn Rimes doll and made it available to fans in 2005. It was to commemorate the artist’s sucess as a Grammy Award winning singer and actress. 

  • Country Star #1 Who Should Have Their Own Barbie Doll

    Kelsea Ballerini

    She’s beautiful, extrememly popular, sing writes her own songs and always adovcates for women. Mattel should consider this dress on Kelsea, from her 2023 Grammy Awards appearance.

    65th GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

    (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

     

     

  • Country Star #2 Who Should Have Their Own Barbie Doll

    Morgan Wallen

    Nobody is more popular right now in country music. This doll would fly off the shelves. And honestly, have their ever had a Barbie with a mullet? This is what the world needs.Take note, Mattel. Please put Morgan’s doll in his signature sleeveless flannel shirt and jeans. The end.

    RAM JAM: Artists to Watch at the 2019 CMT Music Awards

    (Photo by Ed Rode/Getty Images for CMT)

     

     

  • Country Star #3 Who Should Have their Own Barbie Doll

    We need another country Barbie couple! We need Kane and Katelyn Brown dolls. Thank you. Oh, and maybe they should be wearing these outfits from the 2022 ACM Awards.

    57th Academy Of Country Music Awards  - Red Carpet

    (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ACM)

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