Charlie Pride was the first African American country singer who was on the charts professionally. But before him, the first African-American (or Negro, as they were then called) performer in country music was probably DeFord Bailey, a popular harmonica player who could be heard on the Grand Old Opry in the 1920s and 1930s, and performed with many famous country stars. He was not a singer, but many of the big country stars would not have had hits without him.
Yes, Chris Brown is an African American singer.
I think it was Charlie Pride
It would have to be the great, and the talented, Charley Pride.
Patsy Cline is deceased. She was a white female country singer.
There were other African American Country artist who worked in the country music industry. But, the only one to make his mark, and to become a country music legend, would be the great Charley Pride. The first known African American artist in country music was DeFord Bailey, a gifted harmonica player, was one of the Grand Ole Opry's most popular performers in the late 1920's.
Popular Rock and Roll singer Otis Redding, in l967 or thereabouts.
In my opinion, my favorite country singer is Toby Keith!
Leann Womack is most noted for being an American country music singer. The American country music singer Leann Womack has many popular songs including her hit single, "I Hope You Dance".
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Bessie Smith was the first African-American singer.
Nat King Cole
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she was the first African American poetry writer and singer
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