Trace Adkins

American country music singer and actor

Tracy Darrell "Trace" Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country music musician and singer.[2] Trace was born Springhill, Louisiana. He has had 3 number one hits on the Billboard country charts.

Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins on stage.jpg
At sea aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), Nov. 27, 2002
Background information
Birth nameTracy Darrell Adkins
Born (1962-01-13) January 13, 1962 (age 59)
OriginSpringhill, Louisiana, USA
GenresCountry, country rock, blues rock
Years active1995–present
LabelsCapitol Nashville, Show Dog-Universal Music
Associated actsRandy Houser, Jamey Johnson, 38 Special, Ronnie Milsap, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton

In January 2010, Adkins left his long-time record label, Capitol Nashville. He then signed with Show Dog-Universal Music.[3][4]



Year Award Result
1996 ACM Top New Male Vocalist Won
2008 CMT Male Video of the Year - "I Got My Game On" Won
Grammy - Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "You're Gonna Miss This" Nominated
Grammy - Best Country Song - "You're Gonna Miss This" (Ashley Gorley & Lee Thomas Miller) Nominated
2009 ACM Single of the Year - "You're Gonna Miss This" Won
Grammy - Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "All I Ask For Anymore" Nominated
Grammy - Best Country Song - "All I Ask For Anymore" (Casey Beathard & Tim James) Nominated
2010 ACM Vocal Event of the Year - "Hillbilly Bone" with Blake Shelton Won
CMT Award - Collaborative Video of the Year - "Hillbilly Bone" with Blake Shelton Won


  1. Huey, Steve. "Trace Adkins Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-12-21.
  2. "Trace Adkins: A Personal Stand". 2007-11-26. Retrieved 2011-12-08.
  3. "Adkins Joins Show Dog Universal". MusicRow. 2010-01-13. Retrieved 2010-04-27.
  4. Roughstock Staff (2010-01-13). "Trace Adkins Joins Show Dog-Universal Records". Archived from the original on 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2010-04-27.