Vince Gill

Country Singer Vince Gill
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Profession: Country Singer

United States of America

Biography: Vince Gill is an American country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as a solo artist and as a member of the country rock band Pure Prairie League. In his career, Gill has won 20 Grammy Awards, more than any other male country artist.

Born in Norman, Oklahoma, Gill began playing guitar at the age of four and soon began taking guitar lessons. He was inspired to pursue a career in music after seeing Elvis Presley perform on television. Gill began his music career playing in local clubs and bars in the 1970s.

He was discovered by the country rock band Pure Prairie League, who recruited him to be their lead singer. Gill recorded three albums with the band, but left in 1979 to pursue a solo career.

Gill's first solo album, Turn Me Loose, was released in 1984. It was followed by the album The Way Back Home in 1986. Gill's popularity began to increase in the late 1980s and early 1990s with the release of the album When I Call Your Name, which won the Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance.

Gill has continued to record and release albums throughout his career, including the album These Days in 2006, which won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album.

Born: April 12, 1957
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 2000-03-10 Country singer Vince Gill (42) weds christian pop singer Amy Grant (39) in Nashville, Tennessee

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