Martina McBride is a multiple Grammy nominated country icon, whose incomparable vocals have kept her at the top of the charts garnering six No. 1 hits and twenty top 10 singles. Selling more than 18 million albums to date, McBride has earned 14 Gold, nine Platinum, three Double Platinum and two Triple Platinum certifications.
Most recently McBride released It's The Holiday Season, a 9-song holiday record on October 19th. For this album, McBride collaborated with the late Patrick "Pat" Williams who arranged a set of classic Christmas songs with accompaniment from more than 35 world-class musicians at the famed Capitol Studio in Los Angeles and Blackbird Studio in Nashville. This release follows her 1998 multiplatinum White Christmas.
Last year also saw the debut of McBride's Food Network Show, Martina's Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life. The new collection includes nearly 300 pages of family recipes and new creations from her own kitchen. In 2014, McBride released her first book, Around the Table, a full-color illustrated collection of her favorite recipes, hosting tips, practical menu planning advice, and themed decor inspiration.
McBride has been honored with more than 15 major music awards, including four wins from the Country Music Association and three Academy of Country Music Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year.
When Martina isn't in the studio, she focuses her time on charitable causes dear to her heart. Through her Team Music Is Love charity initiative, Martina partners with non-profit causes to help many of the communities she's performing in.
Martina also invites fans to join her team in making the world a better place through the power of music. Since 2011, Team Music Is Love has been responsible for many successful fundraising and volunteer projects helping causes such as hunger relief, cancer research, combating domestic violence and helping children in need. For more information, please visit TeamMusicIsLove.com. McBride has been awarded the Covenant House Beacon of Hope Award and Music Business Association's prestigious Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic efforts on behalf of domestic violence.
McBride resides in Nashville with her husband, John, and their three daughters. You can keep up with her on Facebook, as well as Twitter and Instagram.