The Wilsons (country duo)
|Origin||Richmond, Ontario, Canada|
The Wilsons was a Canadian husband and wife Dave and Kortney Wilson, who were country musicians and television personalities in Nashville, Tennessee. They are now TV presenters on the HGTV program Masters of Flip, having given up their music careers. They operate a business that flips (buys, renovates and sells) houses, the basis for the television program.
Dave from Ottawa, Ontario and Kortney from Ayr, Ontario before moving to the US, separately relocated to Nashville and signed solo deals with Lyric Street Records. While neither artist released an album for Lyric Street, Kortney charted two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in the United States as Kortney Kayle. Kortney also made several appearances on the soap opera One Life to Live.
The pair met and started a family after they were each released from the label in 2003. They began performing together as The Wilsons in 2006. In 2009, they became the stars of Meet the Wilsons, an eight-part half-hour series directed and edited by Bill Filipiak airing on CMT in Canada. The show debuted in the United States in December on CMT with a four episode marathon.
The duo's first single, "Stick Together", was released in August 2009. The Wilsons released their first album, The Wilsons for Open Road Recordings in June 2010. They later lost their recording deal and turned to renovating and flipping houses in Nashville, and this led to them starring in the reality television series Masters of Flip. The series runs on HGTV in North America but is also shown in numerous other countries.
|2009||"Stick Together"||The Wilsons|
|2010||"Mine All Mine"|
|2012||"Marry Me Again"||N/A|
|2009||"Stick Together"||Warren P. Sonoda|
|2010||"Mine All Mine"|
|2012||"Marry Me Again"||Jeth Weinrich|
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