Christy Sutherland

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Christy Sutherland
Christy Sutherland (left)
Christy Sutherland (left)
Background information
Born (1973-04-09) April 9, 1973 (age 47)
OriginPort Lavaca, Texas, United States
GenresCountry, Christian
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2001–Present
LabelsGiant,[1] Epic

Christy Sutherland (born April 9, 1973) is an American, 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 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


  1. ^ "Artist Roster Update: Who's Off, Who's On". Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Christy Sutherland". Christy Sutherland. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved December 6, 2009.Matthew Dudney as Christy Sutherland's Manager
  3. ^ "SGN Scoops Digital". Retrieved July 3, 2010.Sutherland wins Christian Country Female Vocalist honors
  4. ^ Sutherland, Christy. "Sutherland wins Song of the Year". Artists Music Guild. Archived from the original on May 2, 2013. Retrieved April 27, 2013.