Artist: Kid Rock
Awards: 3 CMT Music Awards, 9 Detroit Music Awards, 3 Billboard Music Awards, 2 American Music Awards
Hit Songs: Picture, Cocky, All Summer Long, American Bad Ass, Only God Knows Why, Bawitdaba
Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Kid Rock was born as Robert James Ritchie in 1971. The artist began his musical journey in 1988, mainly performing hip hop and rap music. Some of his early singles include ‘Prodigal Son', ‘U Don't Know Me' and ‘Back From the Dead'. After signing with the Atlantic Record in 1998, Kid Rock ventured into rap-rock genre. Hits like ‘Only God Knows Why', ‘Cowboy' and ‘Bawitdaba' helped his successful crossover to rock genre.
After debuting in 1990 with his studio album ‘Grit Sandwiches for Breakfast', Kid Rock released two more hip hop and rap albums, ‘Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp' and ‘The Polyfuze' that failed to chart in the US. However in 1998, he released ‘Devil Without A Cause' which became a massive hit around the world. With chart breaking singles like ‘Wasting Time', ‘Only God Knows Why', ‘Cowboy', ‘Bawitdaba' and ‘I Am The Bullgod', the album garnered critical as well as commercial success. It peaked at number four position on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified eleven times Platinum by the RIAA after selling millions of units in the US.
Kid Rock has released a total of nine studio albums, one live album and forty singles. Five of his studio releases have been certified Platinum or higher status including ‘Born Free', ‘Rock N Roll Jesus', ‘Kid Rock' and ‘Cocky'. His latest album ‘Rebel Soul' was released in November 2012 and was certified Gold in the US.
The Live Experience
Kid Rock's live performances are an enlivening affair for all music lovers. The artist manages to captivate the audiences with his vibrant stage energy and breathtaking music. Every year thousands of fans get their hands on Kid Rock tickets to witness the musician live in action. In support of his latest album, Kid Rock will be touring the country throughout this summer, playing his latest hits as well as previous rock anthems. So make sure to be a part of this spectacular concert tour for an unforgettable musical experience.