Andy Childs

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Andy Childs
Born (1962-12-07) December 7, 1962 (age 54)
Origin Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1993-present
Labels RCA
Associated acts Sixwire

Andy Childs (born December 7, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American country music singer-songwriter. In 1993, Childs released one studio album for RCA, which produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. His highest charting single, "Simple Life," peaked at No. 61 in 1994.

Childs has been a member of the country quintet Sixwire since its foundation in 2002. Sixwire recorded one studio album for Warner Bros. Records and charted two more singles on the country charts. Sixwire was featured as a finalist on American Idol's The Next Great American Band which aired on FOX in 2007. The band placed second out of the twelve finalists. Sixwire now serves as house band on CMT's Next Superstar.

As a songwriter, Childs penned more than half of the songs on Sixwire's Warner Brothers album, and has had songs recorded by Country artists Chris Cagle, George Canyon and others.



Title Album details
Andy Childs


Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
1993 "I Wouldn't Know" 73 Andy Childs
"Broken" 62
1994 "Simple Life" 61

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1993 "I Wouldn't Know"[1] Roger Pistole
"Broken"[2] Steven Goldmann
1994 "Simple Life"[3] Brent Hedgecock


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