Rodney Allan Atkins is an American country music singer and songwriter. Signed to Curb Records in 1996, he charted his first single on the Billboard country chart in 1997, but did not release an album until 2003's Honesty, which included the number 4 hit "Honesty". If You're Going Through Hell, his second album, was released in 2006. Its first two singles, "If You're Going Through Hell" and "Watching You", each spent four weeks at the top of the country music chart, and were respectively ranked as the top country songs of 2006 and 2007 according to Billboard Year-End. The album, which has since been certified platinum in the United States, produced two more number 1 singles in "These Are My People" and "Cleaning This Gun". It's America included the number 1 single "It's America" and the top 5 hit "Farmer's Daughter", which was added to a later reissue of the album.
|Birth name:||Rodney Allan Atkins|
|Born:||March 28, 1969, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Origin:||Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Years active:||1996–1997, 2002–present|
|Associated acts:||Ted Hewitt, Rose Falcon|
|IMDb:||Rodney Atkins's IMDb|
About Rodney Atkins
Country singer whose second album, If You're Going Through Hell, went platinum and topped the US Country charts. He next two albums, It's America and Take a Back Road, both peaked at number three.
Rodney Atkins Before Fame
He attended Tennessee Tech. He began writing songs and connecting with other musicians while in college.
Achievement of Rodney Atkins
He signed a record deal with Curb Records in 1996. He won the Top New Male Vocalist Award from the Academy of Country Music in 2006.
Rodney Atkins Family Life
He has a child with his ex-wife Tammy Jo McDonald. He adopted his wife's daughters from a previous marriage. After a messy domestic abuse allegation and a divorce, he married Rose Falcon. He and Rose had a son named Ryder in December 2017.
Associations of Rodney Atkins
He sang "He's Mine," a song that was originally intended for Billy Ray Cyrus.
Information related to Rodney Atkins
- Music of East Tennessee
- Musicians from Knoxville, Tennessee
- Curb Records artists
- Country musicians from Tennessee
- American adoptees
- Songwriters from Tennessee