We’re all abuzz with excitement with the C2C festival this weekend but first we get to celebrate the very important International Women’s Day today.

Country music is full of strong, talented and independent women who are powerful role models … if you discount the possibly disproportionate number of songs about killing no good husbands – but that’s a topic for another day …


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Of course, for us there is no better way to celebrate than with some country music and who else could we start with other than …

Martina McBride – This One’s For The Girls

Then there is that nineties guilty pleasure we all sing along to with hairbrushes dancing around the room …

Shania Twain – Man I Feel Like a Woman

But the song that probably best encapsulates the spirit of this day for me is actually penned and sung by a man. It’s a future classic …

Brad Paisley – Shatter Glass

What’s your country music anthem this International Women’s Day?