Country, Contemporary Country, Male, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s
With the 1993 debut single "What's It To You," Clay Walker kicked open the door as a newcomer who arrived armed with the undeniable potential to become a major force in country music. Now he's fulfilled that promise.
He's sold more than four million albums, with platinum certifications for each of his first three Giant albums -- Clay Walker (1993), If I Could Make A Living (1994), and Hypnotize the Moon (1995); and gold certification (rapidly approaching platinum) for his fourth Giant release, Rumor Has It (1997). He's charted eight No. 1 singles, and having logged performances before almost three million fans.
Photo: Country singer Clay Walker performs during halftime at an NFL wild card playoff football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)