Jill King

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Jill King
Birth name Jill Christine King[1]
Born (1975-04-02) April 2, 1975 (age 39)
Origin Arab, Alabama, USA
Genres Country
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Acoustic guitar
Years active 2003-present
Associated acts Billy Ray Cyrus
Website [1]

Jill Christine King (born April 2, 1975 in Arab, Alabama[1]) is an American country music artist. A graduate of Vanderbilt University,[1][2] she spent several years in Nashville, Tennessee, before being discovered at Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, a popular venue for singer-songwriters in Nashville.[3]

In 2003, she released her debut album, Jillbilly, on the independent Blue Diamond label. The album's first and third singles both entered Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. Several of her singles have also charted on the independent Music Row music charts as well.[4] Her 2008 single "Somebody New" is a cover of a song previously recorded by Billy Ray Cyrus.

King founded her own label, Foundher Records, in 2010. She released her third album, Rain on Fire, that same year.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details
Jillbilly
  • Release date: March 18, 2003
  • Label: Blue Diamond
Somebody New
  • Release date: June 3, 2008
  • Label: Blue Diamond
Rain On Fire
  • Release date: April 6, 2010
  • Label: Foundher

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
2003 "One Mississippi" 60 Jillbilly
"Hand Me Down Heartache"
2004 "98.6 Degrees and Falling" 56
"Three Months, Two Weeks, One Day"
2005 "Makes Perfect Sense to Me"
2008 "Somebody New" Somebody New
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2003 "One Mississippi" Tom Bevins

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cohoon, Rick. "Jill King biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Jill King". Country Stars Online. Retrieved 2008-01-07. [dead link]
  3. ^ Teverbaugh, Rick. "Jill King, another singer from Tootsie's, makes good". Country Standard Time. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  4. ^ "Jill King jumps seven spots on Music Row charts and jumps back into the studio". Angry Country. 2005-01-19. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 

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