James Travis Tritt ( born February 9, 1963 in Marietta, Georgia) is an American country singer, songwriter and actor. He had more than 30 titles in the country charts, including five number - one hits.
If enthusiastic about even in early childhood for country music. He taught himself to play the guitar and wrote his first song at age fourteen. Since his parents were against a musical career, he took after graduating first in everyday jobs. In an air conditioning manufacturer, he brought it to the foreman. He fled into an early marriage, which was but of short duration.
In 1982, passage of his jobs and focused on performances in clubs and dance halls. A few years later he appeared in the home studio of Warner manager Danny Davenport to record a demo tape with self-written songs. Davenport was impressed by the quality of the songs. After he had convinced of the capabilities passage during live performances, he decided to promote young musicians. Within two years, a demo album was created, which finally in 1988 led to a contract with the Warner label.
Travis Tritt was supervised by Ken collar, the manager of Kenny Rogers. His first single Country Club was published in 1989 and made it to the top 10 on the country charts. The eponymous album was also successful, reaching within one year platinum status. The single from the Help Me Hold On was to passage first number - one hit.
Its blend of honky tonk and southern rock has also been successful in the coming years. His second album, It's All About To Change, was awarded after a few months with platinum. The single reached number Anymore One of the country charts. In 1991 he received the CMA Horizon Award, with the most promising talent will be honored. A year later he was awarded, together with Marty Stuart for their duet The Whiskey Is not Workin ' with a Grammy and CMA Award " Vocal Event of the Year". With his friend Marty Stuart some more tracks were recorded, and they went on tour together. If 1992 was a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
The winning streak continued until the end of the decade. Virtually every album has sold more than a million copies and certified platinum. Numerous singles were able to place in the top 10. In 1998, kick a guest appearance in the film Blues Brothers 2000. In 2000 moved passage for the Sony label and was able to place the Single Best of Intentions his fifth No. 1 hit.
Private life and honors
1997 married kick for the third time, the couple lives in Hiram, Georgia and has three children. The city of Hiram has appointed a Highway to Travis Tritt.