Vincent Grant Gill is an American country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest vocalist and a duet partner. He has recorded more than 20 studio albums, charted over 40 singles on the U.S. Billboard charts as Hot Country Songs, and has sold more than 26 million albums. He has been honored by the Country Music Association with 18 CMA Awards, including two Entertainer of the Year awards and five Male Vocalist Awards. As of 2017, Gill has also earned 21 Grammy Awards, more than any other male country music artist. In 2007 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. On February 4, 2016, Gill was inducted into the Guitar Center Rock Walk by Joe Walsh of the Eagles.
|Birth name:||Vincent Grant Gill|
|Born:||April 12, 1957, Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.|
|Genres:||Country, country pop|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist|
|Labels:||RCA Nashville, MCA, MCA Nashville|
|Associated acts:||The Notorious Cherry Bombs, Pure Prairie League, Rodney Crowell, Ricky Skaggs, Eagles, The Time Jumpers|
|Website:||Vince Gill's Official site|
|Twitter:||Vince Gill's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Vince Gill's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Vince Gill's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Vince Gill's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Vince Gill's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Vince Gill's iTunes|
About Vince Gill
Singer-songwriter who has won more than 20 Grammy Awards and recorded several crossover hits, including "When I Call Your Name" and "Look At Us."
He played the guitar and the banjo in several bluegrass bands, including Mountain Smoke, which opened for KISS. He started playing with the group Pure Prairie League in 1979.
He has received multiple Entertainer of the Year awards and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
He married Janis Oliver Gill on April 12, 1980; after their divorce on June 30, 1998, he married Amy Grant on March 10, 2000. He has two daughters named Jennifer and Corrina.
He sang "I Will Always Love You" with Dolly Parton in 1974.
Information related to Vince Gill
- Northwest Classen High School alumni
- Musicians from Norman, Oklahoma
- The Notorious Cherry Bombs members
- Resonator guitarists
- Members of the Country Music Association
- RCA Records Nashville artists
- Country musicians from Oklahoma
- American mandolinists
- Country Music Hall of Fame inductees
- Grand Ole Opry members
- Songwriters from Oklahoma
- Singers from Oklahoma
- MCA Records artists
- American country guitarists