Country music isn't for everybody. But the current pop-country genre that is so popular right now thanks to Taylor Swift is proving to have a wider appeal than the traditional honky tonk country sound of the past. Country music will always have its place, and there are always new stars stepping into the spotlight to take the place of classic stars like Shania Twain , Reba McEntire , and Dolly Parton. Success in the music business is not only about having catchy songs. It is about stage presence, and a certain sex appeal. Ask most guys you know and they'll say they used to hate country, until they saw Taylor Swift. But the women of country music have just as much sex appeal.
1. George Jones' drunken behavior
From Marilyn Manson to Britney Spears, from Iggy Pop to Peaches; there are a plethora of stars in music who like nothing more than to get their kit off and appear nude. Here we look at 50 musicians that have either got naked, semi-naked or expose so much flesh that they leave very little to the imagination. Be warned, there are a few cases of full frontal nudity!! Rihanna - the shy and retiring as if star recently posted an entire gallery of her vacation in Hawaii on her Facebook page. Needless to say, she wasn't wrapped up for the photos He got a hefty fine in Sweden for walking around butt naked. Here he has stripped down to his underwear.
The Roar singer urged her fellow pop stars to stop being so naked, but country music star Shania has insisted they should be free to flaunt it. Shania Twain has insisted Katy Perry's claims female pop stars should cover up is a load of rubbish. The country singer has defended her fellow stars and their right to push their own boundaries. She told ET Canada: "I don't think [pop stars are] too sexy now The boundaries are really up to the individual and then it's up to the viewer whether they like it or not. Shania was criticised early in her career for showing off her stomach in a music video before it was accepted, but she insisted she wasn't doing it to get any kind of attention. She explained: "I'm very comfortable with myself. I'm not bearing my midriff for effect or for shock factor I'm just doing it because I like my midriff.
From the often unruly Johnny Cash to untimely deaths and shocking shootings, here are a few moments in country music's history that made us gasp. Jones struggled with drinking and substance abuse and even showed up to award shows obviously inebriated. Jones died in April at age Cheating and split rumors had plagued Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton's marriage from the very beginning but the couple consistently fought back. So fans were shocked when country music's king and queen called it quits in July after 10 years together. At the time of their divorce, the pair released a statement saying, "This is not the future we envisioned. And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter.