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11. Martina McBride

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11. Martina McBride

One of the biggest female country voices of the 1990’s, Martina used her star power to sing songs dealing with female empowerment and other topics including abuse, disabilities and cancer. The journey to her career started out in 1988 when she married her husband John, who was a sound engineer. The two of them moved to Nashville hoping to get Martina the dream she was chasing. John ended up joining Garth Brooks’ sound crew (the biggest country artist at that time), so Martina sold merchandise during the shows. Garth was impressed by her, so he offered her a spot as an opening act if she could get a recording contract. John helped make her a demo, and she signed with RCA. From there, she put together a music resume that any up-and-coming artist would dream of: songs that are considered classics in the genre, 14 Grammy award nominations and (eventually) a spot in the Country Music Hall Of Fame.

The Bullet Points

  • Eligible Since: Tuesday, 01 January 2013
  • Country of Origin: Sharon, Kansas, U.S.A.
  • Why they will get in: Classic songs, long career, well respected in the industry
  • Why they won't get in: A little too early right now
  • Radio Career: 1993-2011
  • Top Twenty Hits: 31
  • Album Sales: Over 16 million
  • Essential Albums: Independence Day (From The Way That I Am, 1994)
    Wild Angels (From Wild Angels, 1995)
    A Broken Wing (From Evolution, 1997)
    Concrete Angel (From Greatest Hits, 2002)
    I’m Gonna Love You Through It (From Eleven, 2011)

Should Martina McBride be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 100%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 0%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

MARTINA MCBRIDE AT LITTLE RIVER CASINO IN MANISTEE, MI

Jun 04, 2022

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Martina McBride

MARTINA MCBRIDE AT IROQUOIS AMPHITHEATER IN LOUISVILLE, KY

Jun 05, 2022

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Martina McBride

MARTINA MCBRIDE AT HORSESHOE CASINO'S BLUESVILLE IN ROBINSONVILLE, MS

Jun 11, 2022

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Martina McBride

MARTINA MCBRIDE AT THE LAWN OF THE ART MUSEUMS OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG IN WILLIAMSBURG, VA

Jun 19, 2022

Buy your Tickets to see Martina McBride at The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, VA HERE for as little as $!

Martina McBride
 
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