With the release of his debut album in 1996, country singer Trace Adkins has been entertaining audiences ever since with his easily recognizable bass-baritone voice. Four of his singles have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. "Ladies Love Country Boys," "Hillbilly Bone," "You're Gonna Miss This" and "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing" have all climbed to the top of the charts. Several of the country legend's 12 studio albums have been certified by the Recording Industry Association of America, with Song's About Me from 2005 achieving double-platinum status. His 2017 release of Something's Going On peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and No. 35 on the Billboard 200. Adkins continues to perform his music throughout the country on his Don't Stop Tour 2019.
The Making of a Legend
Born in Sarepta, La., in 1962, Trace Adkins learned to play guitar at an early age. After leaving college, Adkins played in honky-tonk bars and moved to Nashville in the early '90s. While playing at a bar in Tennessee, he signed with Capitol Records, which led to the release of his debut album, Dreamin' Out Loud, in 1996. His first album was largely successful, peaking at No. 6 and No. 53 on the Billboard Top Country Albums and Billboard 200 charts, respectively. The album achieved platinum status and produced three top five singles. In addition to music, the country singer has appeared on multiple movies, including Mom's Night Out and I Can Only Imagine. He has made several television appearances, taking part in shows such as Hollywood Squares and Celebrity Apprentice. In 2007, Adkins also published an autobiography titled A Personal Stand: Observations from a Free-Thinking Roughneck, which chronicles his life and offers his thoughts on society's hot topics.
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Which songs might I hear at a Trace Adkins concert?
While at a Trace Adkins concert, you'll hear live renditions of his past and present hit songs, such as "Chrome," "Every Light in the House," "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk," "This Ain't No Love Song," "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing," "Marry for Money," "There's a Girl in Texas," "I Left Something Turned On at Home" and "Ladies Love Country Boys."
Is Trace Adkins a member of the Grand Ole Opry?
Considered one of country music's highest honors, Trace Adkins was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on August 23, 2003 by Little Jimmy Dickens. As a Grand Ole Opry member, Adkins makes regular live appearances on the show.
Which awards has Trace Adkins won?
Trace Adkins has won three Academy of Country Music Awards. In 1997, he won Top New Male Vocalist. In 2019, he won Single Record of the Year for "You're Gonna Miss This." His 2010 ACM win was shared with Blake Shelton for the song "Hillbilly Bone" for Vocal Event of the Year. In addition to his ACM awards, he's won a CMT Music Award for Male Video of the Year for "I Got My Game On." Adkins has also received three Grammy Award nominations.