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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 06 Sep 2012
  • Address:
    6807 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 342nd
    Monthly Average: 544th
  • Notes: Selected for 2012, The 2,478th Star.

Vince Gill

Next star: Robin Williams
Previous star: Broderick Crawford

Biography

Gill at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2012

Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest vocalist and a duet partner.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Vincent Grant Gill
  • Born: April 12, 1957 (age 59) Norman, Oklahoma, United States
  • Genres: Country, bluegrass, blue-eyed soul, country pop, Southern rock
  • Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar
  • Years active: 1979–present
  • Labels: RCA Nashville, MCA, MCA Nashville
  • Associated acts: The Notorious Cherry Bombs, Pure Prairie League, Rodney Crowell, Ricky Skaggs
  • Website: vincegill.com

Read more about Vince Gill at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Emmy hopefuls in the supporting actor and actress categories face a unique challenge: They must paint characters in intriguing enough colors to attract an audience’s attention and make them want more, but they must also ensure that the growth in their characters doesn’t overshadow the central players. “Part of my ...

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