A US Map Of The Greatest Musical Artist From Each State

Music Map

While every state in the country isn’t necessarily known for producing a vast amount of popular music, it’s encouraging to know that, no matter what state you grew up in, there’s a fantastic artist that originated in the same as you. Here’s a map of the US featuring the greatest musical artist from each state.

Alabama – Hank Williams

Alaska – Kate Earl

Arizona – Stevie Nicks

Arkansas – Johnny Cash

California – Beach Boys

Colorado – India Arie

Connecticut – The Carpenters

Delaware – George Thorogood

Florida – Tom Petty

Georgia – Ray Charles

Hawaii – Bruno Mars

Idaho – Karen Chandler

Illinois – Miles Davis

Indiana – Michael Jackson

Iowa – Andy Williams

Kansas – Martina McBride

Kentucky – Loretta Lynn

Louisiana – Louis Armstrong

Maine – Patty Griffin

Maryland – Toni Braxton

Massachusetts – Aerosmith

Michigan – Stevie Wonder

Minnesota – Prince

Mississippi – Elvis Presley

Missouri – Chuck Berry

Montana – Pearl Jam

Nebraska – The Eagles

Nevada – The Killers

New Hampshire – Ray Lamontagne

New Jersey – Frank Sinatra

New Mexico – John Denver

New York – Billy Joel

North Carolina – John Coltrane

North Dakota – Jonny Lang

Ohio – Dean Martin

Oklahoma – Garth Brooks

Oregon – The Decemberists

Pennsylvania – Boyz II Men

Rhode Island – Jeffrey Osborne

South Carolina – James Brown

South Dakota – Shawn Colvin

Tennessee – Dolly Parton

Texas – Willie Nelson

Utah – Jewel

Vermont – Phish

Virginia – Ella Fitzgerald

Washington – Nirvana

West Virginia – Bill Withers

Wisconsin – Les Paul

Wyoming – The Avett Brothers TC Mark


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    love these maps – how cool we have all this data now!

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