Seems like there is SO much new talent in country music these days. From doing the big move to Nashville, to a song going viral on TikTok, to competing on American Idol… these artists are climbing their way to stardom! Here are 22 up and coming country artists that you should definitely know:

  • Jackson Dean

    Jackson Dean is a singer-songwriter from Odenton, Maryland.

  • Lainey Wilson

    Lainey Wilson is 30 years old and from Baskin, Louisiana. She recently won ACM New Female of the Year award! You might know her song with Cole Swindell, “Never Say Never.”

  • Conner Smith

    Conner Smith is 21 years old and is a Nashville native.

  • Frank Ray

    Frank Ray is 32 years old and from Deming, New Mexico. He previously worked as a police offer before pursuing a career in music.

  • Morgan Wade

    Morgan Wade is 27 years old. She is from Floyd, Virginia. She began writing songs as a freshman in college and has been writing ever since!

  • Ashley Cooke

    Ashley Cooke is a singer-songwriter. You might know her song “Never Til Now” with Brett Young.

  • Restless Road

    Restless Road is a country band made up of three members; Zach Beeken, Garret Nicholes, and Colton Pack. The group formed while on The X Factor and have been singing together ever since!

  • Breland

    Breland is 26 years old and from Burlington, New Jersey. He is a singer, songwriter, and producer.

  • Chayce Beckham

    Chayce Beckham competed in Season 19 of American Idol. He is from Apple Valley, California.

  • Laci Kaye Booth

    Laci Kaye Booth is a Texas native. She competed on Season 17 of American Idol.

  • Jelly Roll

    Jelly Roll grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a singer, songwriter, and rapper.

  • Zach Bryan

    Zach Bryan is from Oologah, Oklahoma. He is 25 years old and served in the Navy for seven years.

  • Drew Parker

    Drew Parker is from the small town of Stewart, Georgia. He taught himself to play guitar and write songs at the age of 14.

  • Ernest

    Ernest has written songs for Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, and Chris Lane to name a few. You might know him from his song with Morgan Wallen, “Flower Shops.”

  • Ray Fulcher

    Ray Fulcher moved from Harlem to Nashville to pursue his career in music.

  • Lily Rose

    Lily was recently nominated for ACM Best New Female Artist and Outstanding Breakthrough Artist at the 2022 GLAAD Media Awards.

  • Kameron Marlowe

    Kameron Marlowe was born in 1997 in Kannapolis, North Carolina. He was a contestant on The Voice.

  • Priscilla Block

    Priscilla Block is 26 years old and moved to Nashville after high school to follow her dream. She went viral on Tiktok with her song “Just About Over You.”

  • Callista Clark

    Callista Clark is 18 years old and is from Zebulon, Georgia. She plays six instruments; ukulele, piano, guitar, bass, banjo, and mandolin.

  • Elvie Shane

    Elvie Shane was born in Caneyville, Kentucky. He competed on American Idol in Season 15.

  • Jordan Fletcher

    Jordan Fletcher is not only a singer-songwriter, but also a Dad, husband, and surfer.

  • Nate Smith

    Nate Smith was born and raised in Paradise, California. His song “Wildfire” went viral on TikTok.