"I do not like being famous. I like being normal." 

  • Born Vincent Grant Gill on April 12, 1957, Norman, Oklahoma
     
  • In 1979, Gill made his debut with the country rock band Pure Prairie League. He went on to perform with bands such as Bluegrass Alliance, Cherry Bombs and The Time Jumpers before launching a lucrative solo career. His tune "If It Weren't For Him," a duet with Rosanne Cash from 1985's The Things That Matter, earned the singer his first Top 10 country hit.
     
  • Gill won his first GRAMMY for 1990 for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for "When I Call Your Name."
     
  • Did you know? Mark Knopfler once invited Gill to join his band Dire Straits. The singer politely declined the offer but went on to contribute backup vocals on the band's 1991 album, On Every Street.
     
  • Gill has been an active supporter of MusiCares and has participated in GRAMMY Camp.
  • Gill is on the board of directors of the Nashville Predator Foundation's charity organization. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vince Gill

"I do not like being famous. I like being normal." 

  • Born Vincent Grant Gill on April 12, 1957, Norman, Oklahoma
     
  • In 1979, Gill made his debut with the country rock band Pure Prairie League. He went on to perform with bands such as Bluegrass Alliance, Cherry Bombs and The Time Jumpers before launching a lucrative solo career. His tune "If It Weren't For Him," a duet with Rosanne Cash from 1985's The Things That Matter, earned the singer his first Top 10 country hit.
     
  • Gill won his first GRAMMY for 1990 for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for "When I Call Your Name."
     
  • Did you know? Mark Knopfler once invited Gill to join his band Dire Straits. The singer politely declined the offer but went on to contribute backup vocals on the band's 1991 album, On Every Street.
     
  • Gill has been an active supporter of MusiCares and has participated in GRAMMY Camp.
  • Gill is on the board of directors of the Nashville Predator Foundation's charity organization. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Vince Gill

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Wins
Best American Roots Song
Kid Sister
Nominations
Best Americana Album
Kid Sister
 
Nominations
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Don't Rush
 
Nominations
Best Country Song
Threaten Me With Heaven
 
Wins
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Cluster Pluck
 
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Best Country Album
These Days
Nominations
Album Of The Year
These Days
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
The Reason Why
 
Wins
Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album
Rock Of Ages...Hymns & Faith
Nominations
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Building Bridges
 
Nominations
Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
It's Hard To Kiss The Lips At Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Luxury Liner
Best Country Song
It's Hard To Kiss The Lips At Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Next Big Thing
 
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Best Country Instrumental Performance
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
 
Nominations
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Feels Like Love (Track)
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
When I Look Into Your Heart (Track)
Best Country Song
Feels Like Love (Track)
Best Country Album
Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye (Album)
 
Wins
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Bob's Breakdowns
Nominations
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Don't Come Cryin' To Me (Single)
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
If You Ever Have Forever In Mind
Best Country Instrumental Performance
A Soldier's Joy
Nominations
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
My Kind Of Woman/My Kind Of Man (Track)
Best Country Song
If You Ever Have Forever In Mind (Single)
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Pretty Little Adriana
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Worlds Apart
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
High Lonesome Sound
Nominations
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Hope: Country Music's Quest For A Cure (Single)
Best Country Song
High Lonesome Sound (Track)
Best Country Album
High Lonesome Sound (Album)
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
Go Rest High On That Mountain
Best Country Song
Go Rest High On That Mountain
Nominations
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
I Will Always Love You (Track)
 
Wins
Best Male Country Vocal Performance
When Love Finds You
Nominations
Best Country Song
When Love Finds You (Single)
Best Country Album
When Love Finds You (Album)
 
Wins
Best Country Instrumental Performance
Red Wing
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Collaboration
The Heart Won't Lie (Single)
 
Wins
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
I Still Believe In You
Best Country Song
I Still Believe In You
 
Wins
Best Country Vocal Collaboration
Restless
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
Pocket Full Of Gold (Album)
 
Wins
Best Country Vocal Performance, Male
When I Call Your Name
Nominations
Best Country Song
When I Call Your Name