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George Strait Tops Billboard's List of Top 25 Country Artists of Past 25 Years

Posted by Alexis Gonzalez on 06/08/2010

Billboard has compiled a list that ranks the top Country artists from the past 25 years. Spanning from 1985 to 2010, the list conveys the Country artists that performed the best over the years.
Using their weekly Hot Country Songs and Top Country Album charts from past years, Billboard ranked the artists based on their performance. First place in the charts garnered the most value, and it decreased with each position accordingly.
George Strait took the top spot in the listing, alongside Garth Brook and Reba McEntire. Check out the list blow to see how other country artists stacked up.
1.     George Strait

2.     Garth Brooks
3.      Reba McEntire
4.     Alan Jackson
5.     Tim McGraw
6.     Randy Travis
7.     Toby Keith
8.     Kenny Chesney
9.     Alabama
10. Brooks and Dunn
11. Rascal Flats
12. Clint Black
13. Hank Williams Jr.
14. Shania Twain
15. The Judds
16. Faith Hill
17. Vince gill
18. Dixie Chicks
19. Keith Urban
20. Brad Paisley
21. Ricky Van Shelton
22. Dwight Yoakam
23. Martina McBride
24. Travis Tritt
25. Leann Rimes