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Artist Profile

Gretchen Wilson

Gretchen Wilson has been a staple of country music since 2004 when her Grammy Award-winning hit “Redneck Woman” hit the Billboard country charts and shot to number one. The next single off of her debut Album, Here for the Party, was the title track and peaked at #3 on the charts. In 2005, Wilson’s album All Jacked Up was released and the title track became the highest-debuting single for a female country artist. Gretchen followed it up with the release of the album One of the Boys in 2007.

In a career that is still developing, Gretchen Wilson has had 13 singles on the Billboard country charts. Five of those singles have reached the Top Ten: “Redneck Woman” (#1), “Homewrecker” (#2), “Here for the Party” (#3), “When I Think About Cheatin’” (#4), and “All Jacked Up” (#8). Her debut album Here for the Party was certified platinum and has sold over 5 million copies and her follow-up album also reached the platinum level. Overall, Gretchen Wilson has sold over 8 million records worldwide and has garnered a loyal fanbase that enjoys her “every woman” message and upbeat, catchy tunes.

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