Martina Mariea McBride (née Schiff) was born In Sharon, Kansas on July 29, 1966. Martina is an American country music singer-songwriter and record producer. She is known for her soprano singing range, her neotraditional country, and country pop material.
McBride signed to RCA Records in 1991, and made her debut the following year as a neo-traditionalist country singer with the single, “The Time Has Come”.
McBride has thirteen studio albums, two greatest hits compilations, one “live” album, as well as two additional compilation albums. Eight of her studio albums and two of her compilations have an RIAA Gold certification, or higher.
Martina McBride is a multiple Grammy® nominated country icon. She has garnered six No. 1 hits and twenty top 10 singles.
Selling more than 18 million albums to date, McBride has earned 14 Gold, nine Platinum, three Double Platinum and two Triple Platinum certifications.
In addition, McBride has won the Country Music Association’s “Female Vocalist of the Year” award four times (tied with Reba McEntire for the second-most wins) and the Academy of Country Music’s “Top Female Vocalist” award three times. She is also a 14-time Grammy Award nominee.