Faith Hill

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Faith Hill
2009

Table of Contents

Biography ………………………..……………....…..page 3,4,5,6 Albums ……………….………………………..….……..page 6, 7, 8 Awards…..…………………………………….......…...page 8,9,10 Photos………………………………………………….……..page 10 Questions……………..………………………………….…page 11 Websites…………………………………………………….page 11 Song…………………………….………………..……..page 12,13

Biography

One of the biggest country stars of the 90’s and 2000’s Faith Hill of course! Faith Hill’s movie star good looks surely helped her cause, and her much celebrated marriage to fellow country star Tim McGraw gave her a career purists, but she had the star power of a diva even before her pop success. Faith Hill was born Audrey Faith Perry on September 21, 1967(age 41), in Jackson Mississippi, she was adopted as an infant and raised by a couple in the nearby small town of Star where she grew up. At the age of three she was already singing for her family and first performed publicly at a 4-H luncheon when she was about seven. Faith Hill spent most of her childhood singing whenever the chance came. At age seventeen she formed a band that played local rodeos. At the age of nineteen she quit college and moved to Nashville to make it as a singer. During that time, she was married briefly to music supervisory Dan Hill. In time, she was hired as a secretary at a music publishing firm, where she was discovered by accident while singing to herself one day. Encouraged by company head Gary Morris, Faith Hill became a demo singer foot the firm and also preformed professionally as a harmony vocalist behind the singer, song writer, and producer Gary Burr and Faith Hill’s act at Nashville club, and wound up singing Faith Hill to a solo deal. Faith Hill released her debut album; Take Me as I am, in the late 1993. Success wasn’t long in coming the lead single “Wild One” raced up the country charts in route to a four week run at number early the next year, making her the first female country singer in 30 years to top the charts for that long debut single. Faith Hill had to undergo surgery on her vocal cords, which delayed the recording of her next album. However, the wait wasn’t difficult, and It Matters to Me appeared in the summer if 1995. The title of the track became her fourth number one country single, and it was accompanied by a string of top ten hits that helped push initial sales of the album past three million marks. Faith Hill was now a firmly established country hit maker. Then, she became teaming up with Tim McGraw in 1996 for a tour. It was an apt name, as Faith Hill married Tim McGraw that October. Their first child was born in May of 1997, and it was a girl named Gracie. No longer after that Tim McGraw and Faith Hill made a duet,” It’s your Love”. The song was burning up the country charts, staying number one for six weeks. Faith Hill returned in the spring of 1998 with Faith .The next single was,” This Kiss” proved the savvy of her approach not only did it top the country charts for three weeks, but it also became a pop hit, climbing number seven. By the time” This Kiss” had run its course on the charts Faith Hill had another baby. It was there second daughter named Maggie. If Faith Hill had been a star in the country world, she was now rapidly becoming a superstar, known just not for her music but also as a celebrity. Her next two singles were,” Just to Hear You Say You Love Me” (another duet with Tim McGraw) and “Let Me Let Go”. Even though they didn’t duplicate the pop success “This Kiss.” Faith Hill released another hit song,” Breathe.” It entered the charts and became number one in late 1999. It had become Faith Hill’s biggest hit yet. It spent six weeks on the top country charts and was an even bigger in adult contemporary charts. It climbed to number two pop, the single had such power that it wound up the biggest hit of the year 2000. The rest of the singles were pretty successful in the own way, “The Way You Love Me” and “There...
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