Gretchen Wilson

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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.

Pocahontas, IL
June 26, 1973

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