Kenny Chesney's Early Career

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Kenny Chesney Kenny Chesney was born March 26, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He went gold with Me and You in 1996, platinum with I Will Stand in 1997 and double platinum with Everywhere We Go in 1999. By 2000, Chesney was a bona fide star who was adored by legions of country music fans. In 2001 he released his first Greatest Hits album. In 2008 he toured, and was nominated for seven CMA Awards. CONTENTS Synopsis Early Career Mid-Career Recent Success More Hits and Awards Early Career Country singer. Born March 26, 1968, in Knoxville, Tennessee. While attending East Tennessee State, Chesney hooked up with a college band and started writing his own songs and playing at local bars. The hard-working musician eventually recorded…show more content…
2. The album became the first of nine platinum albums Chesney would have through the winter of 2010. __________________________ 2002 ACM Award-winner for Best Male Vocalist. 2004 CMA Award-winner for Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year. Is a die hard fan of the Boston Red Sox and the Tennessee Titans. In April of 2005 his song "Anything but Mine" hit number 1 on the Country charts after spending 17 weeks on the charts. Married actress Renée Zellweger on the resort island St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Wrote "You Had Me From Hello" after Renée Zellweger's famous line in "Jerry Maguire". Won the Entertainer of the Year Award at the Academy of Country Music Awards on May 17, 2005 His wedding ceremony lasted 15 minutes Met his ex-wife Renée Zellweger at a tsunami relief benefit in January 2005. He was born to Dave Chesney and Karen Chandler (then Karen Chesney). Was raised in Luttrell, Tennessee, which is also the hometown of country star Chet

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