American country music and Christian country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor
Music Genres: Country music, Christian country music
Years active: 1978–present
Instruments: Vocals, songwriter, guitarist
Born: May 4, 1959 in Marshville, North Carolina, U.S.
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Randy Travis Biography
Randy Bruce Traywick was Born on May 4, 1959 in Marshville, North Carolina, U.S. Known professionally as Randy Travis, he is an American country music and Christian country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor.
Active since 1978, he has recorded 20 studio albums and charted more than 50 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including sixteen that reached the No. 1 position.
Considered a pivotal figure in the history of country music, Travis broke through in the mid-1980s with the release of his album Storms of Life. The album sold more than four million copies. The album established him as a major force in the neotraditional country movement.
His Debut release was followed up with a string of platinum and multi-platinum albums.
Travis has sold over 25 million records and has won seven Grammy Awards, six CMA Awards, eleven ACM Awards, 10 AMA Awards, eight Dove Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In December 1986, Travis became the youngest artist at 28 years old to become inducted and be a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
In 2016, Travis was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.