Profession: Country Singer-Songwriter
Biography: Martina McBride is an American country music singer-songwriter and record producer. She is known for her soprano singing voice and her hit songs, such as "My Baby Loves Me," "Independence Day," and "A Broken Wing."
Martina began performing in her church choir at the age of seven. After college, she worked as a waitress at a Mexican restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, and later as a flight attendant for a small Kansas City-based airline.
Martina's professional music career began in the early 1990s, when she signed with RCA Records Nashville. Her debut album, The Time Has Come, was released in 1992. She achieved mainstream success with her second album, My Heart, which was released in 1995.
Born: July 29, 1966
Birthplace: Sharon, Kansas, USA
Age: 56 years old
Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo
- 1993-04-24 Farm Aid VI held in Ames, Iowa; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Arlo Guthrie, The Jayhawks, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Cash, Ricky Van Shelton, Marty Stuart, Martina McBride, Bruce Hornsby, Bryan Adams, Ringo Starr, and Dwight Yoakam
- 1996-10-12 Farm Aid IX held in Columbia, South Carolina; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Hootie and the Blowfish, The Beach Boys, Son Volt, Robert Earl Keen, Martina McBride, Jewel, and John Conlee
- 1999-09-22 33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride and Tim McGraw win
- 2001-09-29 Farm Aid 14 held in Noblesville, Indiana; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Doobie Brothers, and Martina McBride
- 2002-05-22 37th Academy of Country Music Awards: Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride & Alan Jackson win
- 2002-06-12 36th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, and Kenny Chesney win
- 2002-11-06 36th Country Music Association Award: Alan Jackson & Martina McBride win
- 2003-04-07 37th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith & Martina McBride win
- 2003-05-21 38th Academy of Country Music Awards: Toby Keith, Martina McBride & Kenny Chesney win
- 2003-11-05 37th Country Music Association Award: Alan Jackson & Martina McBride win
- 2004-05-26 39th Academy of Country Music Awards: Toby Keith & Martina McBride win
- 2004-11-09 38th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride & Keith Urban win
Biographies and Sources
- Past Farm Aid Concerts & Festivals - Farm Aid