Rodney Atkins Biography

Rodney Atkins


Famous as :

Country music singer

Birth Name :

Rodney Atkins

Birth Date :

March 28, 1969

Birth Place :

Knoxville, Tennessee

Claim to fame :

Album "If You're Going Through Hell" (2006)



of 2003 with two more singles.

Rodney spent the next two years working on his sophomore album. The first single called "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)" was released in 2006 to a warm reception. Beside peeking at number one on Country charts, the song became the top country song of that year.

The success was followed by "Watching You", "These Are My People" and "Cleaning This Gun (Come On in Boy)". The strong singles led to the album, "If You're Going Through Hell", being certified RIAA platinum in the U.S.

It did not take long for Rodney to release the first single from his third album. "It's America", which is the title track, was released in November 2008 and became his fifth number one hit. In 2009, "15 Minutes" was released, followed by "Chasin' Girls". The last two singles failed to make it to the Top 10. Rodney re-released the album in 2010 with additional single "Farmer's Daughter" which reached number 5 on U.S. Country charts.

His fourth album spawned "Take a Back Road" as lead single. It became his sixth number one hit as well as his fastest-rising single to date. The album, also titled "Take a Back Road", is released on October 4, 2011.

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