Randy Travis

Country Music Singer Randy Travis

Profession: Country Music Singer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Biography: Randy Travis has recorded twenty studio albums and placed more than forty singles on the Billboard country music charts, including nineteen Number One hits. His songs include the hits "Forever and Ever, Amen," "I Told You So," "Diggin' Up Bones," and "Three Wooden Crosses".

Travis began his musical career in the late 1970s, singing and playing guitar in a country band called Flash. In 1984, he was signed to Warner Bros. Records, where he began recording his debut album, Storms of Life. The album was released the following year and was a commercial success, selling more than four million copies. It was certified platinum and produced four number one singles on the Billboard country music charts.

Travis's success continued with the release of his second album, Always & Forever. The album's first single, "On the Other Hand," was a number one hit on the country charts. Travis's third album, High Lonesome, was released in 1991. The album's first single, "Point of Light," was a number one hit on the country charts.

Travis has since released several more albums, including Wind in the Wire (1993), Full Circle (1996), and Inspirational Journey (2000). He has also appeared in a number of films and television shows, including The Andy Griffith Show, Touched by an Angel, and 7th Heaven.

Born: May 4, 1959
Birthplace: Marshville, North Carolina, USA
Age: 63 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

  • 2010-10-29 Country singer Randy Travis (51) divorces manager Lib Hatcher due to state of incompatibility between the two parties after 19 long years of marriage. One of country music's longest-lasting couples
  • 2015-03-21 Country music star Randy Travis (55) weds longtime girlfriend Mary Davis in Texas

Historical Events

  • 1986-06-06 "Storms of Life" debut album by Randy Travis is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1987)
  • 1987-04-04 "Always & Forever" second studio album by Randy Travis (Billboard Album of the Year 1988)
  • 1987-04-06 22nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, Randy Travis, and Reba McEntire win
  • 1987-06-08 21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis wins
  • 1988-03-21 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, Randy Travis, and Reba McEntire win
  • 1988-04-26 1st TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
  • 1988-06-06 22nd Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis & Statler Brothers win
  • 1989-01-30 16th American Music Awards: Randy Travis and George Michael win
  • 1989-06-05 23rd Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton & Randy Travis win

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