Brad Paisley

Country Singer / Songwriter
Date Of Birth:
28 October 1971
Place Of Birth:
Glen Dale, West Virginia
Best Known As:
Singer of "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)"

Country music and video star Brad Paisley has cranked out more than a dozen number one hits since entering the scene in 1999, from "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" to "Celebrity" and "Welcome to the Future." Paisley grew up in a small town in West Virginia and began playing guitar and singing in his teen years. Within days of graduating from the music business program at Nashville's Belmont University in 1995, he was hired as a songwriter by EMI Music Publishing. By the end of the 1990s he was a star performer in his own right, a favorite on Country Music Television and the winner of multiple country music awards. His albums include Who Needs Pictures (1999), Mud On The Tires (2003), Time Well Wasted (2005) 5th Gear (2007), Play (2008) and American Saturday Night (2009).

Extra Credit:

He joined the Grand Ole Opry in 2001… Paisley has also had hits with other performers, singing duets with Alison Krauss (“Whiskey Lullaby”), Dolly Parton (“When I Get Where I’m Going”) and Keith Urban (“Start a Band”)… His video for “Celebrity” includes appearances by William Shatner and Jason Alexander…. Paisley married actress Kimberly Williams on 15 March 2003.

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