About Gretchen Wilson
∙ Country singer Gretchen Wilson has been nominated for 11 Grammy Awards, winning once for Best Female Country Vocal Performance in 2005.
∙ Wilson’s debut album, Here for the Party, entered the Billboard Country Album chart at No. 1 and reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
∙ Rolling Stone named “Redneck Woman” one of the 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time.
∙ “All Jacked Up,” the title track from her 2005 album, entered Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart at No. 21—the highest debut ever for a female artist at the time.
∙ A longtime fan of Heart, she performed their classic “Barracuda” with Alice In Chains and Nancy Wilson at the 2007 VH1 Rock Honors.
∙ In 2009, she formed Redneck Records as an outlet for her own releases, signing her first artist in 2019.
∙ Wilson’s memoir, Redneck Woman: Stories from My Life, was a New York Times bestseller.
BORNJune 26, 1973