Christy Sutherland

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Christy Sutherland
Christy Sutherland (left)
Background information
Born (1973-04-09) April 9, 1973 (age 46)
OriginPort Lavaca, Texas, United States
GenresCountry, Christian
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2001–Present
LabelsGiant,[1] Epic
WebsiteOfficial Site

Christy Sutherland (born April 9, 1973) is a Nashville country music and praise/worship singer-songwriter. Signed to Epic Records in 2004, she charted the single "Freedom" on the Hot Country Songs charts. She is married to Kenneth Matthew Dudney, son of Country music star, Barbara Mandrell. The two were wed on July 14, 2006 during a private ceremony at Mandrell's private home.[2] Dudney currently works as tour and business manager for Sutherland.[2]

On July 2, 2010, Sutherland helped host the 2010 Diamond Awards and was voted Christian Country Female Vocalist of the Year.[3] Sutherland wrote and sang the song, Greater Still with Jason Crabb. The song won the 2012 AMG Heritage Award for song of the year.[4]


Year Single Peak positions
US Country
2004 "Freedom" 53


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  2. ^ a b "Christy Sutherland". Christy Sutherland. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2009-12-06.Matthew Dudney as Christy Sutherland's Manager
  3. ^ "SGN Scoops Digital". Retrieved 2010-07-03.Sutherland wins Christian Country Female Vocalist honors
  4. ^ Sutherland, Christy. "Sutherland wins Song of the Year". Artists Music Guild. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2013.