Kathy Mattea

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Country Singer
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Date of Birth June 21, 1959
Place of Birth South Charleston, West Virginia
Age 61 years old
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Kathy Mattea

Kathleen Alice Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass singer. Active since 1984 as a recording artist, she has charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including four that reached No. 1: "Goin' Gone", "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses", "Come from the Heart", and "Burnin' Old Memories", plus 12 more that charted within the top ten. She has released 14 studio albums, two Christmas albums, and one greatest hits album. Most of her material was recorded for Universal Music Group Nashville's Mercury Records Nashville division between 1984 and 2000, with later albums being issued on Narada Productions, her own Captain Potato label, and Sugar Hill Records. Among her albums, she has received five gold certifications and one platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. She has collaborated with Dolly Parton, Michael McDonald, Tim O'Brien, and her husband, Jon Vezner.

Birth name: Kathleen Alice Mattea
Born: June 21, 1959, South Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Origin: Cross Lanes, West Virginia, U.S.
Genres: Country, country folk
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Years active: 1983–present
Labels: Mercury Nashville, Narada, Captain Potato, Sugar Hill
Associated acts: Jon Vezner, Tim O'Brien
Website: Kathy Mattea's Official site
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IMDb: Kathy Mattea's IMDb
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About Kathy Mattea

Bluegrass, folk, and Celtic singer known for her #1 hits "Goin' Gone" and "Burnin' Old Memories."

Before Fame

After attending West Virginia University and dropping out, she moved to Nashville. She worked at the Country Music Hall of Fame as a tour guide.

Achievement

She won a Grammy Award in 1993 for her gospel-influenced Christmas album.

Family Life

She grew up in Cross Lanes with her parents.

Associations

Her single "Mary, Did You Know?" was covered by Wynonna Judd.

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