Hailing from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, Terri Clark got her start playing for tips at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, a legendary honky-tonk bar across the alley from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Terri emerged as a distinctive voice on the country music landscape.
The 3-time JUNO Award winner and 8-time CCMA Entertainer of the Year has also been named CCMA Female Vocalist of the Year five times. She still holds the honor of being the only Canadian female artist to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry. She has sold over four million albums and has 13 Top Ten singles, including six Number Ones in Canada and the USA – hits such as “Better Things To Do,” “Poor Poor Pitiful Me,” “Girls Lie Too,” “Northern Girl,” and “I Just Wanna Be Mad.”
Terri honed her skills on the other side of the radio as part of NASH Radio on America’s Morning Show which lead to her taking over as host of Country Gold with Terri Clark in April 2016. Country Gold airs on more than 100 stations across the US and Canada and features guest artists and country music’s best music from the 80’s and 90’s. In 2017 Terri was nominated for a CMA Award for National Broadcast Personality of the Year.
Terri’s is a dynamic, no-holds-barred live performer and one of the rare female country artists capable of throwing down some impressive guitar work. In October of 2017 Terri joined forces with Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss for the Chicks With Hits Tour – a guitar-pull style acoustic tour featuring chart-topping hits from three renowned women of country music. The Chicks With Hits Tour continues in 2018 and Terri will also hitting the road with her band.
Listen to Country 107’s Dave Anthony interview Terri Clark: