Kenny Chesney was born on 26 March in 1968. This singer is considered one of the most popular artists of the 2000s in this genre. Throughout his career, Chesney recorded twenty albums, fourteen of which became golden and platinum. Eight LPs topped Billboard 200. The artist recorded over 40 singles, most of which made it into top-10 of Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs charts. Twenty-nine of them reached the top.
Chesney was born in St. Mary’s Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. He grew up in Luttrell, Tennessee, a town well known as a birthplace of a popular guitar player Chet Atkins, who worked with Elvis Presley and many other celebrities.
Kenny’s father was a schoolteacher, David Chesney. His mom was a hairdresser. The musician has an older brother and two sisters. Chesney graduated from Gibbs High School in Knoxville, where he played football and baseball. A year after graduation, Kenny got a guitar for his birthday and started learning how to play it. Soon, his career took off.
In 1994, Chesney released his first LP, In My Wildest Dreams, which only made it into one chart. But it was an excellent start. Soon, the singer signed a contract with BNA Records and recorded a new LP, All I Need to Know, which earned a gold status from RIAA. In 1996, the artist presented a new album, Me and You. A year later, he released I Will Stand.