June marks the month that several country stars get to blow out their birthday candles. Here are six country singers with June birthdays whom we love, and a few fun facts and performances to celebrate them with.
Ronnie Dunn — June 1 (turning 64)
Ronnie Dunn of Brooks and Dunn has embarked on a solo career, and in 2013, he started his own record label called Little Will-E Records focused on freedom of creativity.
Lee Brice — June 10 (38)
Born Kenneth Mobley Brice, Jr., the country singer is known for songs like “I Drive Your Truck” and Love Like Crazy.”
Chris Young — June 12 (32)
You may or may not remember that Chris Young got his start in 2006 as the winner of the singing competition show Nashville Star. Since then, he’s been nominated for more than a dozen awards.
Waylon Jennings — June 15, 1937 – Feb 13, 2002
We could write a novel on Waylon Jennings. He’s one of the most well-known names in country music history. You can celebrate Jennings and his life by reading these five stories that captured his spirit and personality.
Blake Shelton — June 18 (41)
Between being a judge on NBC’s The Voice, his solo country career, and high-profile romance with Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton is everywhere in the public eye.
Kellie Pickler — June 28 (31)
Pickler has been in and out of the limelight since coming in at sixth place on American Idol in 2005. Fun fact: She partnered with The Grand Ole Opry for a home goods line.