Randy Travis At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
Born in May of 1959 in Marshville, North Carolina, Randy Travis is a country artist that has been present in the field for over three decades. After a childhood filled with dreams of becoming a musician, Travis won a talent contest at the Charlotte night club Country City USA. After which, he worked for the club as both a cook and a singer until being taken in by the club’s owner, Elizabeth Hatcher. In ’78, he recorded his self-titled album for Paula Records. In ’82, he moved on to Nashville, where he was rejected by almost every major record label until Warner Bros. Records took him on as a recording artist. There, he released many successful singles and albums, won numerous awards and recognitions, and truly made a name for himself in the country music community. In 1986, he was invited to join the ranks of the prestigious Grand Ole Opry.