Billy Ray Cyrus Similar Artists

Aaron Tippin - 100% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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3 July 1958, Pensacola, Florida, USA. Tippin was raised in South Carolina and was granted a pilot’s licence when he was 15. At that time he wanted to be an airline pilot but circumstances changed when he lost his job in the aircraft industry and his marriage broke up, and when he was 28 Tippin found himself working in Nashville as a songwriter. Charley Pride recorded &# Read more

Billy Dean - 79% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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William Harold Dean Jnr., 2 April 1962, Quincy, Florida, USA. Dean was raised in a farming community and played in his father’s part-time country band. He accumulated many influences, including James Taylor and Dan Fogelberg, and he sang ‘My Way’ at his graduation ceremony. He won the Wrangler Star Search competition and settled in Nashville where he was given Read more

Mark Chesnutt - 77% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 September 1963, Beaumont, Texas, USA. His father, Bob Chesnutt, was a singer who, although failing to find success in Nashville in the mid-60s, was popular in Texas; however, he quit music in favour of the used-car business, because he wanted to be with his family. It is, therefore, not surprising to find that, with strong parental encouragement, Mark followed in his fathe Read more

Tracy Byrd - 77% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 December 1966, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Neo-traditionalist country singer Byrd paid $8 to sing Hank Williams’ ‘Your Cheatin’ Heart’ over a pre-recorded backing track in a shopping mall. The store manageress was so impressed by Byrd’s voice that she booked him for a talent show. On that show he sang ‘Weary Blues’ and ‘Folsom Prison Blue Read more

Brooks & Dunn - 73% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This hugely successful country duo comprises Kix Brooks (Leon Eric Brooks, 12 May 1955, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA) and Ronnie Gene Dunn (b. 1 June 1953, Coleman, Texas, USA). As an adolescent, Brooks lived close to Johnny Horton and sang with Horton’s daughter. He moved to Nashville and found success as a songwriter, co-writing a US country number 1 by John Conlee (&# Read more

Clay Walker - 70% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ernest Clayton Walker, 19 August 1969, Beaumont, Texas, USA. From the same city and similar strand of country music as Tracy Byrd and Mark Chesnutt, the US country singer Walker owes much of his vocal style to George Strait. He was taught guitar by his father at a young age and started to write songs as soon as he knew enough chords. Walker was no overnight success, and tour Read more

Emerson Drive - 69% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Country pop outfit formed in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada by school friends Brad Mates (Bradley Mates, 21 July 1978, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada; vocals/guitar), Pat Allingham (b. 9 July 1978, Ill-A-La-Cross, Saskatchewan, Canada; fiddle), and Chris Hartman (b. 2 January 1978, Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada; keyboards). Originally called 12 Gauge, the trio added Jeff Read more

Reba McEntire - 69% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 March 1955, Chockie, Oklahoma, USA. One of four children, McEntire’s family owned a 7, 000-acre ranch and participated in rodeos, a background which later inspired the song ‘Daddy’. She sang with her sister Susie and brother Pake McEntire as the Singing McEntires, and in 1972, they recorded for the small Boss label. In 1974, she was asked to sing ‘The Read more

George Strait - 68% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 May 1952, Poteet, Texas, USA. Country superstar George Strait is a throwback to the 50s honky-tonk sound of country music. He uses twin fiddles and steel guitar and his strong, warm delivery is similar to that of his idols Merle Haggard and Lefty Frizzell. He has made no secret of his influences, recording a fine tribute to Frizzell, ‘Lefty’s Gone’.

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John Michael Montgomery - 68% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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20 January 1965, Danville, Kentucky, USA. Montgomery arrived on the country music scene in 1993 with a debut album, Life’s A Dance, that became the only million-seller on the country charts by a new artist that year. Its title track was a number 4 hit single and ‘I Love The Way You Love Me’ topped the Billboard country chart. The follow-up, Kickin’ It Up, Read more

Little Texas - 68% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Following their 1992 debut album, First Time For Everything, Little Texas emerged as one of America’s biggest ‘new country’ phenomena. The band formed in 1988 and comprised Tim Rushlow (6 October 1966, Arlington, Texas, USA; vocals), Dwayne O’Brien (b. 30 June 1963, Ada, Oklahoma, USA; guitar, vocals), Del Gray (b. 8 May 1968, Hamilton, Ohio, USA; drums), Read more

Alan Jackson - 67% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Christian & Gospel Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 October 1958, Newnan, Georgia, USA. Jackson, the son of a motor mechanic, had a love of gospel music through church and his family. His roots can be heard in ‘Home’ (written for Mother’s Day), ‘Chattahoochee’ and his tribute to Hank Williams, ‘Midnight In Montgomery’. He has also revived several songs from his youth including Eddie Cochr Read more

Diamond Rio - 64% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This highly successful country band comprises Gene Johnson (10 August 1948, Jamestown, New York, USA; mandolin/fiddle), Jimmy Olander (b. 26 August 1961, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; lead guitar/banjo), Brian Prout (b. 4 December 1955, Troy, New York, USA; drums), Marty Roe (b. 28 December 1960, Lebanon, Ohio, USA; lead vocals/guitar), Dan Truman (b. 29 August 1956, Flagstaf Read more

Trace Adkins - 64% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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13 January 1962, Sarepta, Louisiana, USA. Before entering the entertainment world and the Nashville music community, Trace Adkins was employed as an oil-rigger. What some critics have labelled his ‘blue-collar authenticity’ was first conveyed to audiences on the honky-tonk circuit on his evenings off work. This eventually led him to Nashville and a meeting with Sco Read more

Clint Black - 63% match to Billy Ray Cyrus

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 February 1962, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. Black was born in New Jersey when his father was working there, but the family soon headed back to their home of Houston, Texas. Black was playing the harmonica at the age of 13 and the guitar at 15. He spent several years playing country music in Houston clubs, and his career took off when he met local musician Hayden Nicholas. Read more


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