The Table Women Podcast

Special Episode! BIPOC in Country Music w/ Musicologist and Researcher Jada Watson

March 16, 2021

Sarah and Victoria have an emotional, in-depth discussion with Musicologist and Researcher Jada Watson on BIPOC representation in Country Music. Fresh off a newly released report, Jada and the hosts dive into:

  • The statistics and data regarding BIPOC creators 
  • Radio charts: 1944-2020
  • Are things getting better?
  • Breaking down the numbers
  • What do diversity and representation look like right now?
  • The impact of racism and bias on creators and communities
  • Touching on future research regarding LGBTQIA+ creators



Song Data:

The report: 

Jada's Article on Mickey Guyton 2021 Grammys: 

Karl Hagstrom Miller:

Amanda Martinez:

Charles Hughes Country Soul:

Charley Pride:

Linda Martell:

Virginia Kirby:

Barbara Cooper:

Ruby Falls:,black%20female%20country%20music%20singers

Stoney Edwards:

O.B. McClinton:

Big Al Downing:

Our Native Daughters:

Leslie Fram:

Joel Whitburn:

Darius Rucker:

Jimmie Allen:

Kane Brown:

Mickey Guyton:

Blanco Brown:

Rissi Palmer:

Crystal Shawanda:

Star De Azlan:

Hunter Kelley:

The sum of us - Heather McGhee:

Chely Wright:

Ty Herndon:

Billy Gilman:

Shelley Fairchild:

Kristen Hall:

Brandy clark:

CRS Talk Data To Me:

Teach and Transform Liz Kleinrock:

Zero-Sum Game Theory - Heather McGhee:


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