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Dixie Chicks

  • At the 49th Annual Grammy Awards show in 2007, The Dixie Chicks won all of the awards they were nominated for. They won Song of the Year for "Not Ready to Make Nice," Record of the year for Not Ready to Make Nice, Album of the Year for Taking The Long Way, Country Album of the Year for Taking The Long Way, and Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal.
  • In 1998, the Dixie Chicks were the highest debuting country group in seven years.
  • In 1998, the Dixie Chicks' first album, Wide Open Spaces, sold more units than all other country groups combined.
  • The Dixie Chicks were the best selling country group of 1998.
  • Emily Erwin was born on August 16, 1972 in Pittsfield, Maine.
  • Martie Erwin was born on October 6, 1969 in York, Pennsylvania.
  • Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks was born on October 4, 1974 in Lubbock, Texas.
  • The Dixie Chicks have won sixteen Grammy Awards, five Academy of Country Music awards, nine CMA awards, a CMT Flameworthy Video Music Award, a Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Award, and a TNN/Music City News award.
  • In 2003, many radio stations banned playing the Dixie Chicks music and fans smashed their cds. This all stemmed from Natalie's comment about the President.
  • The Dixie Chicks second album Fly sold over 9 million albums.
  • In 1999, the Dixie Chicks went on tour with the all female Lilith Fair.
  • In 1998, the Dixie Chicks won a CMA award for the Horizon award and Best Vocal Group.
  • When it comes to the Dixie Chicks, Martie plays the fiddle, Natalie is the lead singer, and Emily plays the Dobro, banjo and guitar.
  • The Dixie Chicks debut album, Wide Open Spaces, sold over 12 million copies.
  • Dixie Chicks, Martie Erwin and Emily Erwin, are sisters.
  • The Dixie Chicks consists of Martie Erwin, Emily Erwin, and Natalie Maines.
  • Martie's first gig was at a place called the Pickin' Parlor in Grapevine, Texas.
  • A pre-Natalie Chicks' song, "I Wanna Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart," can be heard in an episode of Northern Exposure titled "Jules et Joel". This would be episode #5 from the 3rd season. It currently runs in syndication on the Hallmark channel.
  • Natalie appears in the movie Grand Champion. It's an independent film starring Bruce Willis and Julia Roberts.
  • The "Not Ready To Make Nice" video set three records for most consecutive weeks at #1 on VH1's Top 20 countdown. The video spent 13 consecutive weeks at #1.
  • The Dixie Chicks's band includes David Grissom (band leader/guitar), Keith Sewell (guitar), Audley Freed (guitar), Pete Finney (steel), Larry Knechtel (keyboards), Sebastian Steinberg (bass), Fred Eltringham (drums), J'Anna Jacoby (violin), and John Krovoza (cello).
  • The Dixie Chicks were on Oprah on October 26, 2006
  • The Dixie Chicks sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003.
  • Discography:
  1. 1992: Little Ol' Cowgirl
  2. 1992: Thank Heavens for Dale Evans
  3. 1993: Shouldn't a Told You That
  4. 1998: Wide Open Spaces
  5. 1999: Fly
  6. 2002: Home
  7. 2003: Top of the World (Live)
  8. 2006: Taking the Long Way
  • Martie Maguire and Emily Robison will be releasing new music in 2010 without lead vocalist Natalie Maines.

Adult Hits

Not Ready To Make Nice

Country

Cowboy Take Me Away
There's Your Trouble
Travelin' Soldier
Wide Open Spaces
Without You
You Were Mine

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