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||Patricia Lynn Yearwood
||5' 8" (173
|Date of Birth
||19 September 1964
|Place of Birth
|Trisha Yearwood was born on 19 September
1964 in the small town of Monticello, Georgia, and
grew up on a farm owned by her father, who was also
a well-known local banker. As a child, Trisha was
fond of Elvis Presley and performed in musicals,
vocal groups, and talent shows while in school.
Trisha enrolled at the University of Georgia, but
she transferred to the music business program at
Belmont College in Nashville in 1985. She worked
as an internship with MTM Records and soon became
a backing vocalist of Garth Brooks. She also appeared
on Garth Brooks' debut album and No Fences.
In 1990, Trisha landed a record contract with MCA.
Her debut album was released in 1991, and the single,
‘She's in Love With the
Boy’, shot to the top of the country
charts. Three more singles from the album, ‘Like
We Never Had a Broken Heart’, ‘That's
What I Like About You’, and ‘The
Woman Before Me’ reached the Top Ten.
After touring as Garth Brooks' opening act, Trisha
gained huge exposure and became the first female
country singer ever to sell a million copies of
her debut album. Trisha’s next album, Hearts
in Armor (1992) was
released during her divorce to Christopher Latham.
Her two singles, ‘Wrong
Side of Memphis’ and a duet with Don
Henley ‘Walkaway Joe’,
reached the Top Five. Like her previous album, it
also went platinum.
After releasing her Christmas album, The Sweetest
Gift (1994), Trisha
wed Robert Reynolds, bassist of Mavericks. She then
released her fourth album, Thinkin' About You (1995),
another hugely popular collection. The album was
more adult contemporary-style country-pop, a trend
that continued on Everybody Knows (1996).
The single ‘Believe Me
Baby (I Lied)’ hit the top chart, and
also reached the Top Five.
In 1997, Trisha released her first compilation,
Songbook: A Collection of Hits, which became her
first album to top the country charts and also reached
the pop Top Five. Her duet with Garth Brooks, ‘In
Another's Eyes’, hit number two, and
hit number one. She also recorded ‘How
Do I Live’, the soundtrack of Con Air
which was nominated for Best Song in Academy Awards.
The song also reached number two on the country
That same year, Trisha won Female Vocalist of the
Year awards from the Country Music Awards and won
Academy of Country Music Awards in 1998. She also
won her first solo Grammy for ‘How
Do I Live’.
In 1998, Trisha released her next album, Where Your
Road Leads, featuring ‘There
Goes My Baby’, ‘Powerful
Thing’, and ‘I'll
Still Love You More’ which reached
the Top Ten.
Following her broke up with Reynolds, she released
Real Live Woman (2000),
a more personal album that reflected some of her
heartbreak. Though not making any big hits, the
album sold fairly well. In 2001, Trisha returned
with Inside Out, featuring the Top Five hit ‘I
Would've Loved You Anyway’, which was
followed by Jasper County (2005).
After being proposed by Garth Brooks in front of
thousands spectators at his concert, Trisha married
Garth Brooks on 10 December 2005.
||Real Live Woman
||Where Your Road Leads
||Thinkin' About You
||Song Remembers When