Fun ‘N Sun Featured Artist: Travis Tritt
James [lastfm]Travis Tritt [/lastfm](born February 9, 1963 in Marietta, Georgia) is a Grammy award-winning American country music artist and occasional actor, more commonly known as Travis Tritt.
Starting with the debut single release of “Country Club” in 1989, Travis Tritt has charted more than thirty singles on the U.S. Billboard charts, including five Number Ones. His first and third albums—1989’s Country Club and T-R-O-U-B-L-E—have each achieved platinum certification by the RIAA, while his albums It’s All About to Change (1991), Greatest Hits: From the Beginning (1995) have each achieved gold status. His most recent album, The Storm, was released in 2007 on Category 5 Records.
He has also received two Grammy Awards in his musical career, both awards for Best Country Vocal Collaboration: in 1992 for “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin'”, a duet with Marty Stuart, and again in 1998 for “Same Old Train”, a collaboration of more than ten country music artists. In addition, he has received three awards from the Country Music Association, and is a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Tritt was also honored with his inclusion in one of the “show bands”, the “Louisiana Gator Boys”, appearing in the movie Blues Brothers 2000.