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Martina McBride
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Birth Date 29 July 1966 (1966-07-29) (age 57)
Hometown Sharon, Kansas

Appearance(s) 13 Week 6: Broadway Week

Martina Mariea Schiff McBride is an American country music singer-songwriter and record producer. She is known for her soprano singing range and her country pop material.

She has been a guest performer in Dancing with the Stars in Season 13. Couples have danced to her songs in other seasons as well.

Career Highlights[]

McBride signed to RCA Records in 1991, and made her debut the following year as a neo-traditionalist country singer with the single, "The Time Has Come". Over time, she developed a pop-styled crossover sound, similar to Shania Twain and Faith Hill, and had a string of major hit singles on the Billboard country chart and occasionally on the adult contemporary chart. Five of these singles went to No. 1 on the country chart between 1995 and 2001, and one peaked at No. 1 on the adult contemporary chart in 2003. She is called the "Céline Dion of Country Music" after she was recognized for her soprano singing range.

McBride has thirteen studio albums, two greatest hits compilations, one "live" album, as well as two additional compilation albums. Eight of her studio albums and two of her compilations have an RIAA Gold certification, or higher. In the U.S., she has sold over fourteen million albums. In addition, McBride has the Country Music Association's "Female Vocalist of the Year" award four times (tied with Reba McEntire for the second-most wins) and the Academy of Country Music's "Top Female Vocalist" award three times. She is also a fourteen-time Grammy Award nominee.

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