Amanda Wilkinson

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Amanda Wilkinson
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Amanda Wilkinson, performing as part of Small Town Pistols, in concert at Burlington's Sound of Music Festival in 2012
Background information
Birth name Amanda Nicole Wilkinson
Born (1982-01-17) January 17, 1982 (age 36)
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1998 – present
Labels Universal South
Associated acts The Wilkinsons,
Small Town Pistols

Amanda Nicole Wilkinson (born January 17, 1982) is a Canadian country music singer. She was raised in nearby Trenton, Ontario.[1]


Amanda Wilkinson was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. She is a member of the country group The Wilkinsons, which includes her father Steve and brother Tyler. She began singing early. Her dad inspired her.[2] They first sang together at a family event and then continued singing together. In 1997, the Wilkinson family moved to Nashville. Their first single "26 Cents"[3] was a success leading to Gold certifications in both the United States and Canada.[1] Other albums The Wilkinsons have released include Here and Now (2000), Highway (2005) and Home (2007).[4]

In 2004,[1] Wilkinson began to sing solo, along with continuing to sing with the family.[2] Her first solo album, Amanda Wilkinson, was released in 2005. In 2006, Wilkinson was nominated for Single of the Year, CMT Video of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Album of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Awards.

In 2012, Wilkinson and her brother Tyler formed a new country group called Small Town Pistols. The first single they released was called "Colour Blind". Small Town Pistols released an album, Small Town Pistols, in Canada in February 2013.[5]



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Amanda Wilkinson


Year Single Album
2003 "Gone From Love Too Long" Amanda Wilkinson
2005 "No More Me and You"
"It's Okay to Cry"
2006 "Walk Away"

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2005 "No More Me and You" Warren P. Sonoda
"It's Okay to Cry" Margaret Malandruccolo

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2005 Canadian Country Music Association Female Artist of the Year Nominated
Chevy Trucks Rising Star Award Won
2006 Juno Awards of 2006 Country Recording of the YearAmanda Wilkinson Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Female Artist of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year – Amanda Wilkinson Nominated
Single of the Year – "It's Okay to Cry" Nominated
CMT Video of the Year – "It's Okay to Cry" Nominated


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