Gretchen Wilson

Born 26 June 1973.
Gretchen Wilson

Biography

Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music artist. She made her debut in 2004 with the Grammy Award-winning single "Redneck Woman", a number-one hit on the Billboard country charts. The song served as the lead-off single of her debut album, Here for the Party. Wilson followed this album one year later with All Jacked Up, the title track of which became the highest-debuting single for a female country artist upon its 2005 release. A third album, One of the Boys, was released in 2007.

Overall, Wilson has charted 13 singles on the Billboard country charts, of which five have reached Top Ten: the Number One "Redneck Woman", as well as "Here for the Party" (#3, 2004), "When I Think About Cheatin'" (#4, 2004), "Homewrecker" (#2, 2005), and "All Jacked Up" (#8, 2005). The album Here for the Party was certified 5× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA for sales of five million copies, while All Jacked Up was certified platinum. She has sold over 8 million records worldwide.

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Labels

  • Founded Redneck Records

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of One Of The Boys

    One Of The Boys 2007

    Reviewed by Tim Cunningham
    There’s no holding back Gretchen Wilson and this album does well to prove the point.
  2. Review of All Jacked Up

    All Jacked Up 2005

    Reviewed by Sue Keogh
    Four times Grammy nominee and CMT award winner scores again...
  3. Review of Here For The Party

    Here For The Party 2004

    Reviewed by Sue Keogh
    Country sales are up, and there's whispers in some quarters that young Gretchen Wilson...
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