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Poncho (Dog)

Adopted 2012

Kenny Chesney adopted a Goldendoodle named Poncho in 2012.

Kenny Chesney

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March 26, 1968 (56)

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Kenny Chesney is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is regarded as one of the most successful country music artists with over 30 million album sales worldwide. Kenny Chesney has recorded over 20 albums and over over 40 Top 10 singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs and US Billboard Hot 100. His nominations and awards include twelve Country Music Association Awards and six Grammy Award nominations.

His earliest noteworthy collaboration dates back to 1999 when he paired with Tim McGraw on “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy” – a fun and catchy tune that showcased Chesney’s country charm and quirky sense of humor. Fast forward to 2008, he collaborated with the legendary George Strait on the song “Shiftwork”, a reflective tune about the trials and tribulations of everyday working life, propelling it onto the Billboard Hot Country Songs Top Ten. Chesney’s portfolio of collaborations is not restricted to his own genre; in 2011, he partnered with rock legend Grace Potter for “You and Tequila”, a song that struck a chord with many for its raw emotions, reaching No.3 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

In the years that followed, he kept pushing the boundaries of his musical collaborations. His 2013 album, “Life on a Rock,” included a stirring duet with Aston Barrett and Junior Marvin of the reggae band, The Wailers, on the track “Spread the Love,” reinforcing Chesney’s love for Caribbean culture. In 2015, he produced a nostalgic and heartfelt track, “Wild Child,” once again featuring Grace Potter. It was a celebration of free-spirited women everywhere that solidified his standing as a versatile artist in the music industry. The most recent addition to his collaborative repertoire was in 2020, when he partnered with the young and talented Kelsea Ballerini on “Half of My Hometown,” a song that reminisces about their shared home state of Tennessee.

As Kenny Chesney’s collaborative journey has marked his path through the music industry, it has also brought him recognition, taking forms beyond traditional awards and titles. The sheer influence of “You and Tequila” not only gave him chart success in 2011, but also earned him nominations for Song of the Year at both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music. When Chesney and The Wailers released “Spread the Love” in 2013, it was more than a song—it was a symbol of the cultural fusion he had achieved in country music, earning him the 2013 Groundbreaker Award at the American Country Awards. His partnership with Kelsea Ballerini on “Half of My Hometown” in 2020, beyond contributing to his reputation for supporting emerging talent, also brought him back to the top of the charts, leading to his receipt of the 2021 Billboard Music Award for Top Country Song.