Ty Herndon

Ty Herndon ( born May 2, 1962 in Butler, Alabama as Boyd Tyrone Herndon ) is an American country singer.


After graduation, originally from a poor family with many children Ty Herndon moved to Nashville to start a career as a country singer there. He hit yourself with odd jobs, had, among other things in the Opryland theme park appearances and won a talent competition. A contract with a record company still did not materialize. After ten long years he gave up and left the Music City.


His next stop was Dallas, and here he was more fortunate. He quickly made a name in the local club scene and in 1993 " Texas Entertainer of the Year ". He returned to Nashville, where he was able to close out a contract with the Epic label soon. Already his first single, What Mattered Most in 1995 experienced went straight to number 1 on the country charts. The shortly thereafter produced album of the same name was also successful. The breakthrough had been made with it, but there were some personal problems: He was arrested for possession of drugs and fell as a Exhibitionist on. A five -year suspended sentence was the result. The scandals did his career could not be stopped. Another single, Living in a moment, got to the top of the country charts. The same is succeeded two years later with It Must Be Love.

His success streak continued until the 1999 album, released on Steam. Sales were poor and the contract with Epic was not renewed. Ty Herndon moved to a smaller label where 2003 Christmas album Not So was brought out Silent Night. In 2006 he again received a record deal, this time at Universal. In January 2007, his album " Right About Now " was released.