Kenneth Arnold Chesney born March 26, is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. Many of these have also charted within the Top 40 of the US Billboard Hot , making him one of the most successful crossover country artists. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. He has received six Academy of Country Music awards including four consecutive Entertainer of the Year awards from to ,  as well as nine awards from the Country Music Association. He is one of the most popular touring acts in country music, regularly selling out the venues in which he performs. He was awarded his fourth consecutive Entertainer of the Year award from the Academy of Country Music on May 18, He is the son of David Chesney, a former elementary school teacher, and Karen Chandler, a hair stylist in the Knoxville area. Chesney has one sibling, a younger sister named Jennifer Chandler.
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Since dropping his first-ever album in , Kenny Chesney has been an unstoppable force in country music and the music world at large. Known for his relatable songs, massive tours, and close-knit fan base, Chesney has become a household name and will go down in history among the greats in country music. After 26 years of hit songs and countless awards, Chesney is still going — having recently released his new album, Here And Now. Many artists decline to share their middle names unless it is part of their stage name, and that was true for Chesney for many years. For many years, Chesney was tight lipped about his middle name, but the truth has now gotten out.
Born on March 26, , in Knoxville, Tennessee, country music singer and songwriter Kenny Chesney enjoyed his first taste of fame with his sophomore album, All I Need to Know , in While attending East Tennessee State, Chesney hooked up with a college band and started writing his own songs and playing at local bars. The hard-working musician eventually recorded an album to sell at his shows. After graduating with a degree in marketing in , he headed to Nashville to pursue a career in music.