Kenny Chesney Interesting Facts



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Kenny Chesney: Family & Dating History

Q: When and where was Kenny Chesney born?

A: Kenny Chesney was born Kenneth Arnold Chesney on March 26, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Q: Kenny Chesney's mother is a hair stylist and his father is a former elementary school teacher. Does Kenny Chesney have any siblings?

A: Yes, Kenny Chesney has a younger sister, Jennifer Chandler.


Q: Kenny Chesney was once married to actress Renee Zelwegger. As far as girlfriends go, is he dating anyone now?

A: Relationship and dating rumors always abound when it comes to this Country-music superstar. While Kenny Chesney has largely kept his love live under wraps since his split from Zelwegger, sources claim that Kenny Chesney has been linked to beauty queens, Amy Colley and Skylene Montgomery.


Kenny Chesney: Growing Up

Q: What were some of Kenny Chesney's hobbies growing up?

A: Kenny Chesney was a receiver for the Gibbs High School football team. Starting in 1987, Kenny Chesney began playing the guitar.


Q: Where did Kenny Chesney attend college?

A: He studied at East Tennessee State University, where he joined the ETSU Bluegrass Program and the fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha. In 1990, Kenny Chesney graduated with a degree in advertising.


Kenny Chesney: Series of Firsts

Q: What was the title of Kenny Chesney's first album?

A: The album was called In My Wildest Dreams, which featured songs "The Tin Man" and "Whatever It Takes."


Q: What were some of the singles released off of Kenny Chesney's major-label debut, All I Need to Know?

A: Singles "Fall in Love," "All I Need to Know," and "Grandpa Told Me So."


Q: What was Kenny Chesney's first gold-certified album?

A: Released in 1996, Me and You went gold on the strength of singles "Me and You" and "When I Close My Eyes."


Q: What was the first No. 1 single in Kenny Chesney's career?

A: "She's Got It All" - off of his 1997 I Will Stand album - was the first No. 1 hit for Kenny Chesney and spent three weeks atop Billboard Country chart.


Q: What was Kenny Chesney's first platinum-selling CD?

A: Singles like "How Forever Feels," "You Had Me from Hello," "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy," and "What I Need to Do" helped Everywhere We Go reach platinum status.




Kenny Chesney: No. 1s & Awards

Q: How many No. 1 Country songs does Kenny Chesney have so far?

A: Kenny Chesney has 15 No. 1 hits and counting, including -


"She's Got It All"

"How Forever Feels"

"You Had Me from Hello"

"Don't Happen Twice"

"The Good Stuff"

"There Goes My Life"

"When the Sun Goes Down"

"Anything but Mine"

"Living in Fast forward"


"Beer in Mexico"

"Never Wanted Nothing More" - Kenny Chesney's quickest No. 1!

"Don't Blink"

"Better as a Memory"

"Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven"


Q: What awards has Kenny Chesney won in the past?

A: Kenny Chesney has many industry awards to hang his hat on, such as -


ACM New Male Vocalist of the Year (1997)

ACM Single Record of the Year - "The Good Stuff" (2003)

ACM Top Male Vocalist of the Year (2003)

AMA Artist of the Year (2004)

CMA Entertainer of the Year (2004)

CMA Album of the Year - When the Sun Goes Down (2004)

ACM Entertainer of the Year (2005)

ACM Triple Crown Winner (2005)

CMA Entertainer of the Year (2006)

ACM Entertainer of the Year (2006)

ACM Entertainer of the Year (2007)

CMA Musical Event of the Year - "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" (2007)

CMA Entertainer of the Year (2007)

ACM Entertainer of the Year (2008)

ACM Vocal Event of the Year - "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" (2008)

CMA Entertainer of the Year (2008)


Kenny Chesney: Tickets & Tours

Q: What are some of the tours that Kenny Chesney has headlined?

A: Always a strong touring act, Kenny Chesney has starred on a number of headlining tours:


Somewhere in the Sun Tour (2005-06)

Flip Flop Summer Tour (2007)

Poets & Pirates Tour (2008)

Sun City Carnival Tour (2009)


Q: How successful was Kenny Chesney's Poets & Pirates Tour in 2008?

A: According to Pollstar, Kenny Chesney had the fourth-biggest tour of the year, trailing only Madonna, Celine Dion in Las Vegas, and The Eagles. Over 1 million fans bought tickets to see Kenny Chesney on tour in 2008.


Q: How many tour dates does Kenny Chesney have lined up for 2009?

A: For the 2009 Sun City Carnival Tour, Kenny Chesney has scheduled approximately 50 shows and will hit football stadiums, amphitheaters, and arenas across North America. Guests such as Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, and Montgomery Gentry will join Kenny Chesney for certain shows.


Q: Are tickets already on sale for Kenny Chesney's Sun City Carnival Tour?

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