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Celebrated Country Women of the '90s

The 1990s was a legendary era in all genres of music. Country music had a unique run in the 90s that is still well-known and widely celebrated today. '90s country was also an exciting era for women in country music. So many female artists had their breakout moments and launched lifelong careers during the decade. In honor of Women's History Month, let's dive into the celebrated women of '90s country.


1. Shania Twain

Shania Twain is one of the first names that many fans think of when the topic of '90s

country is mentioned. The Canada native began her major-label career in 1993 with a self-titled debut album on Mercury Nashville. Her breakout moment was in 1995 with her album

The Woman in Me, which contained multiple hit singles including "Any Man of Mine" and "Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?" Since that moment, Twain's career created

countless hits, and she has become a cultural icon.


2. Martina McBride

Martina McBride's legendary career began in 1991 when she signed with RCA Nashville. She released her debut album in 1992 but had her breakout moment in 1993 with her career-

defining single "My Baby Loves Me" from her second album, The Way That I Am. McBride's

career continued to blossom with hits such as "Independence Day, "Blessed," and "This One's For The Girls."