Martina McBride, Sara Evans Reflect on the Importance of Equal Airplay for Women in Country Music

"I never would’ve dreamed when I was a little girl onstage that, at some point, I would be completely blackballed from the genre that I love so much and the genre that I’ve also contributed music to and helped grow."

Martina McBride, who began her career a few years before Evans, shared similar sentiments: "I just know that women have a really strong point of view that a lot of people can relate to," McBride says. "I feel like it’s doing the country music audience a disservice to not have it where it’s easy to get to. You almost have to go looking for it."

Read the full article by Olivia Ladd via The Boot.