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Name: Kenny Chesney                                                               
Birth name: Kenneth Arnold Chesney                                                 
Born: 26 March 1968 Knoxville, Tennessee, United States                           
Kenneth Arnold (Kenny) Chesney (born March 26, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee)       
is an American country music singer-songwriter. Having made his debut on           
Capricorn Records in 1993, Chesney has recorded thirteen albums, eleven of which   
have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA.                                   
To date, he has also produced thirty-one Top Ten singles on the U.S. Billboard     
Hot Country Songs charts, thirteen of which reached Number One. In addition,       
Chesney has received six ACM (including three consecutive Entertainer of the       
Year Awards), as well as three CMA awards. Chesney is also one of the most         
popular touring acts in country music, regularly selling out the venues at which   
he performs; his 2007 Flip-Flop Summer Tour was the highest-grossing               
country road trip of 2007. His most recent album, Just Who I Am: Poets &           
Pirates, was released on September 11, 2007.