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Hes won multiple grammy awards and the coveted title of songwriter of the year at the 2014 academy of country music awards. Country star kacey musgraves angers homophobes a gay-positive song from the rising star makes her enemy of the far-right and a hero of glaad. Country music often has a reputation for being old-fashioned and antigay. But, like most reputations, we know its just not that simpletrue. Looking for a list of gay male country singers? Well, we came with eight guys who made a mark for themselves in country music. Their stars may not be as bright as country stars such as garth brooks, keith urban, and our favorite country singer blake shelton but these gay country singers are just as talented. Country music star chely wright has come out as a lesbian on the cover of people magazine, part of a high-stakes media campaign that some feel may affect her marketability. Country music is known for tears, beers and big hats not gay anthems. Graeme thomson hears his story and uncovers a scene still gripped. Two artists on this list represent real change to how the country music community supports gay singers. One cleaned house at the 2019 grammy awards, while another notched the biggest song of 2019. country music was forced to acknowledge lgbtq people when one if its darlings, chely wright, came out as a lesbian in 2010. At age 51, country music singer ty herndon has come out as a proud and happy gay man. This is not only a big step for herndon personally, but also for country music. in 2011, we compiled a list of the top 50 gay male musicians.