The Shires, X-Factor

Crissie Rhodes is a British country singer best known as one-half of the popular country duo The Shires. The duo formed The Shires in 2013 alongside songwriter and musician Ben Earle. The duo gained significant success with their debut album, “Brave,” which became the first UK country album to enter the top ten of the UK Albums Chart. Crissie’s rich and captivating voice, combined with her songwriting talent, has earned her critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base. With multiple chart-topping albums and numerous awards under her belt, she has established herself as a prominent figure in the British country music scene.