Linda Davis is an American country music singer. Linda Davis started to sing at the age of six and she has won many Grammy awards.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Linda Davis was born on November 26, 1962, in Dotson, Texas, the United States her age is 59 years old as of 2022 and Davis is an American citizen by nationality and follows the Christianity religion.
Similarly, her birth sign is Sagittarius currently, she is living in Dotson, Texas. Davis’s father and mother’s name is Milford Davis and Oneita Davis respectively. However, there is no information available regarding Davis’s siblings.
Talking about her educational background, Davis has done her schooling at a community school in Carthage High School. Moreover, Davis’s additional academic credentials are unavailable.
Davis might have skipped college as she began to sing at the early age of six. Moreover, by the age of 20, Davis had moved to Nashville, to pursue her singing career.
In 1984, Davis married Lang Scott who was a country singer. However, their actual married date is not available. They have two daughters and their names are Hillary Scott, who was born on April 1, 1986, and Rylee Jean Scott born in 2000.
Hillary Scott got married to Chris Tyrrell in 2012 and they have three children whose name is Eisele Kaye Tyrrell, Emory JoAnn Tyrell, and Betsy Mack Tyrell.
Career and Professional Life
Regarding her career, Davis recorded three small country hits in the charts before embarking on a solo career. Similarly, Davis has released five studio albums and more than 15 singles as a solo artist for major record companies.
“Does He Love You,” her 1993 duet with Reba McEntire, hit number one on the Billboard country charts? Her greatest solo chart position was No. 13 in 1996 with “Some Things Are Meant to Be.”
However, at the age of six, she sang her first public song on a local radio show. By the age of 20, Davis had moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where she formed the duo Skip & Linda with vocalist Skip Eaton.
Moreover, they joined MDJ Records and had three small country chart hits. Davis was noticed by record producer Bob Montgomery while performing at a piano bar inside a Sheraton hotel.
Furthermore, Davis’s first solo chart appearance was on Epic Records in 1988, although her debut album, In a Different Light, was not released until 1991 on Liberty Records.
Also, Davis co-wrote the title tune for Dawn Sears’ first album What a Woman Wants to Hear. A year later, Davis released Linda Davis, her second album, which produced no chart hits. Later, Reba McEntire then hired Davis as a backup singer for her tour band.
More about her career
Additionally, Davis’s biggest chart hit came in 1993, when she and McEntire released the duet “Does He Love You.” Davis soon signed with Arista Nashville and began work on her third album, Shoot for the Moon.
The first single from this album, “Company Time” by Mac McAnally, failed to chart. It was followed at No. 58 by “Love Didn’t Do It.” Davis, Trisha Yearwood, and Martina McBride all sang guest vocals on Reba McEntire’s mid-1995 cover version of “On My Own.”
However, Davis did not return to the country charts until 1996, with the title single from her second Arista album, Some Things Are Meant to Be. This song reached No. 13 on the country charts, making it her highest solo chart position.
This album also includes the song “What Do I Know,” which Ricochet released the same year as its debut single. Later, Davis and her husband Lang Scott, and their daughter Hillary, self-released a Christmas CD in 2003. Also, two more self albums “I Have Arrived” and “Young at Heart.” In 2004 and 2007 respectively.
Davis has not endorsed any brand till now and also has not promoted anything and has not been seen in any collaboration with brands.
Awards and Nomination
Linda Davis has won many awards in her singing career. Davis has won Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music song for “Thy Will” (Hillary Scott & The Scott Family) from the album Love Remains.
Followed by another Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for “Love Remains”(Hillary Scott & The Scott Family). Also, another Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Collaboration for “Does He Love You” with Reba McEntire.
Furthermore, she has also won the CMA award for Vocal Event of the Year – “Does He Love You” followed by Billboard Award for Top Christian Song – “Thy Will” (Hillary Scott & The Scott Family).
Similarly, TNN Music City News Award for Vocal Collaboration of the Year – “Does He Love You”. Also, Music City Christian Fellowship award for The Candlelight Award 2007. Additionally, In 2009, Davis was inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame.
Davis estimated net worth is around $9 million and her source of money is mainly her singing profession.
During her entire singing career, Davis hasn’t been associated with any sorts of rumors or controversies. Also, Davis always used to avoid the media and engage in situations that can damage her professional singing career.
Talking about her height Davis is 5 Feet 6 inches tall and weighs 65kg. Similarly, her body measurement is 35-26-34 inches and her eye color is brown and her hair color is blonde. Also, Davis’s dress size is 5 and her shoe size is 7(US).
Linda Davis is very active on Instagram. She has 20.6k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @lindadavisnashville. Similarly, her Twitter handles @lindadavismusic are followed by 4.2k followers. Moreover, Davis has her website https://lindadavis.com/ but she is not available on Facebook.