This is pretty cool. It's a state by state breakdown of music artists that represent each state. Now bear in mind, this list doesn't exactly feature acts that are actually FROM each individual state, but in our case (Montana), it does.

How did they figure this out? Well, according to Uproxx, this list is pretty subjective but they still take into consideration things like album sales and Grammy wins

Wanna peep the list? Here's the complete breakdown:

 

Alabama:  Alabama

 

Alaska:  Jewel

 

Arizona:  Stevie Nicks

 

Arkansas:  Johnny Cash

 

California:  The Eagles

 

Colorado:  John Denver

 

Connecticut:  Michael Bolton

 

Delaware:  George Thorogood

 

Florida:  Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

 

Georgia:  Outkast

 

Hawaii:  Bruno Mars

 

Idaho:  Paul Revere and the Raiders

 

Illinois:  Chicago

 

Indiana:  Michael Jackson

 

Iowa:  The Everly Brothers

 

Kansas:  Kansas

 

Kentucky:  Loretta Lynn

 

Louisiana:  Harry Connick, Jr.

 

Maine:  Rustic Overtones

 

Maryland:  Toni Braxton

 

Massachusetts:  Boston

 

Michigan:  Madonna

 

Minnesota:  Prince

 

Mississippi:  Elvis Presley

 

Missouri:  Ike and Tina Turner

 

MontanaPearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament.  Believe it or not, as far as musicians born in Montana, he's pretty much IT.

 

Nebraska:  311

 

Nevada:  The Killers

 

New Hampshire:  Aerosmith

 

New Jersey:  Bruce Springsteen

 

New Mexico:  The Shins

 

New York:  Billy Joel

 

North Carolina:  Charlie Daniels

 

North Dakota:  Lawrence Welk

 

Ohio:  The Black Keys

 

Oklahoma:  Garth Brooks

 

Oregon:  Everclear

 

Pennsylvania:  Boyz II Men

 

Rhode Island:  The Talking Heads

 

South Carolina:  Hootie & the Blowfish

 

South Dakota:  Shawn Colvin

 

Tennessee:  Dolly Parton

 

Texas:  Kenny Rogers

 

Utah:  The Osmonds

 

Vermont:  Phish

 

Virginia:  Dave Matthews Band

 

Washington:  Nirvana

 

West Virginia:  Brad Paisley

 

Wisconsin:  The Violent Femmes

 

Wyoming:  Chris LeDoux

(Uproxx.com has more detailed bios of each artist. Again, pretty cool.)