A List of the Musical Artists I Love

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I’m going to break this list down by genre. Some artists might belong in multiple genres, but will only be listed once. The genres will be listed in alphabetical order. My mama and Granny were and are huge influences on my musical tastes. They shared their favorite artists with me and gave me the freedom to find my favorites, too. These artists became my soundtrack/outlet/medicine.

Broadway Cast Recordings:

  1. RENT both the movie soundtrack and Broadway Cast Recording
  2. Wicked
  3. Aida
  4. Waitress
  5. Hamilton
  6. If/Then
  7. In The Heights both movie and Broadway Cast Recording

Contemporary Christian:

  1. Matthew West
  2. Mandisa
  3. TobyMac
  4. Unspoken
  5. MercyMe
  6. Switchfoot
  7. Needtobreathe
  8. Lauren Daigle
  9. Hillary Scott
  10. Jordan Feliz
  11. Lecrae
  12. Kirk Franklin
  13. For King and Country
  14. NeedtoBreathe

Country:

  1. Garth Brooks
  2. Johnny Cash
  3. Willie Nelson
  4. Merle Haggard
  5. Dolly Parton
  6. Reba McIntyre
  7. Gretchen Wilson
  8. Jo Dee Messina
  9. Faith Hill
  10. Tim McGraw
  11. Trisha Yearwood
  12. Martina McBride
  13. Shania Twain
  14. Jennifer Nettles
  15. Sugarland
  16. Lady A
  17. Darius Rucker
  18. Brad Paisley
  19. Keith Urban
  20. Marren Morris
  21. Little Big Town
  22. Alan Jackson
  23. Lauren Alaina
  24. Zac Brown Band
  25. The Chicks
  26. Court Yard Hounds
  27. Miranda Lambert
  28. Pistol Annies
  29. Brooks and Dunn
  30. LeAnn Rimes
  31. SheDaisy
  32. Josh Turner
  33. Chris Young

Pop:

  1. Backstreet Boys
  2. Nick Carter
  3. Justin Timberlake
  4. NSYNC
  5. Sara Bareilles
  6. Sarah McLachlan
  7. Jewel
  8. Lady Gaga
  9. Nelly Furtado
  10. Rob Thomas
  11. Gwen Stefani
  12. Christina Aguilera
  13. Mandy Moore
  14. Idina Menzel
  15. Anthony Rapp
  16. No Doubt
  17. Hanson
  18. Matchbox 20
  19. Gavin DeGraw
  20. Katie Perry
  21. John Mayer
  22. Bruno Mars
  23. Pink
  24. Kelly Clarkson
  25. Michael Bublé
  26. George Michael
  27. Celine Dion
  28. Rachael Platten
  29. Ellie Goulding
  30. Adele
  31. Avril Lavigne
  32. Hootie and The Blowfish
  33. Alanis Morrissette
  34. Ariana Grande
  35. Ashe
  36. Taylor Swift
  37. Olivia Rodrigo
  38. Britney Spears
  39. Tori Kelly
  40. Anthony Ramos
  41. Ben Platt

R & B/Soul

  1. Aretha Franklin
  2. Ne-Yo
  3. Janet Jackson
  4. Prince
  5. Whitney Houston
  6. Pharrell
  7. Alicia Keys
  8. Ray Charles
  9. Mariah Carey (her classic stuff)

Rock

  1. Bon Jovi
  2. Daughtry
  3. Nickelback
  4. Sheryl Crow
  5. Liz Phair
  6. Queen
  7. Billy Joel
  8. Elton John
  9. Elvis
  10. Hailey Williams
  11. Paramore
  12. The Beatles
  13. Adam Pascal

I wasn’t kidding when I told y’all I was all over the map music wise. People often tell me I’m hard to understand. Asking me what my playlist is at any given moment, if you know me well, clues you in to how I feel.

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