Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins

Tracy Darrell Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country singer and actor. In 1998, Adkins appeared on the PBS music program Austin City Limits (season 23). Adkins made his debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin' Out Loud, released on Capitol Records Nashville. Since then, Adkins has released ten more studio albums and two Greatest Hits compilations. In addition, he has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts, including the Number One hits "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing", "Ladies Love Country Boys", and "You're Gonna Miss This", which peaked in 1997, 2007, and 2008, respectively.

"I Left Something Turned on at Home" went to No. 1 on Canada's country chart. All but one of his studio albums have received gold or platinum certification in the United States; his highest-selling to date is 2005's Songs About Me, which has been certified 2× Multi-Platinum for shipping two million copies. Adkins is widely known for his distinctive bass-baritone singing voice.

He has also made several appearances on television, including as a panelist on the game shows Hollywood Squares and Pyramid, as a 2008 finalist and as the 2013 winner on The All Star Celebrity Apprentice, as the voice for recurring character Elvin on King of the Hill, and in television commercial voice-overs for the KFC fast food restaurant chain and the "Firestone Tire and Rubber Company".

In addition, Adkins has written an autobiography entitled A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck, which was released in late 2007. He has appeared in numerous films, including The Lincoln LawyerandMoms' Night Out and "I Can Only Imagine" (real life story of the song's writer).

Albums/Movies/TV Shows


Something's Going On

Something's Going On is the sixteenth studio album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released on March 31, 2017 via Wheelhouse Records.

Genre: Country

Release date: Mar 31, 2017

Something's Going On Tracks
1 Ain't Just The Whiskey Talkin' 3:54
2 Jesus And Jones 3:8
3 Watered Down 3:25
4 Something's Going On 3:47
5 If Only You Were Lonely 3:24
6 Gonna Make You Miss Me 3:39
7 I'm Gone 3:43
8 Country Boy Problems 3:1
9 Lit 3:13
10 Still A Soldier 3:35
11 Whippoorwills And Freight Trains 3:46
12 Hang 3:59


Love Will...

Love Will... is the fourteenth studio album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released on May 14, 2013 via Show Dog-Universal Music. The album features collaborations with Colbie Caillat, Exile and the Harlem Gospel Choir.

Genre: Country

Release date: May 14, 2013

Love Will... Tracks
1 So What If I Do 3:25
2 Come See Me 2:59
3 Right Now 2:53
4 Every One Of You 3:22
5 The Altar Of Your Love 3:33
6 Kiss You All Over 5:12
7 If The Sun Comes Up 4:27
8 Say No To A Woman 3:40
9 Watch The World End 4:03
10 Love Will 3:57
11 When I Stop Loving You 3:22 Lyrics


The King's Gift

The King's Gift is the fifteenth studio album, and the first Christmas album released in 2013 by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It is his first album of Christmas music and an album of classic Christmas Carols performed in Celtic style.

Genre: Country, Christmas

Release date: Oct 29, 2013

The King's Gift Tracks
1 The Wexford Carol 3:16
2 Tannenbaum 3:50
3 Away In A Manger 3:21
4 I Saw Three Ships 3:52
5 Silent Night 4:31
6 We Three Kings 3:01
7 Carol Of The Drum 5:11
8 Oh Holy Night 4:42


Proud To Be Here

Proud to Be Here is the thirteenth studio album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released on August 2, 2011 via Show Dog-Universal Music. A deluxe edition with four additional tracks was also released, including a duet with Blake Shelton titled "If I Was a Woman."

Genre: Country

Release date: Aug 2, 2011

Proud To Be Here Tracks
1 If I Was A Woman 3:14 Lyrics
2 Proud To Be Here 3:40 Lyrics
3 Million Dollar View 4:01 Lyrics
4 Days Like This 3:31 Lyrics
5 That's What You Get 3:08 Lyrics
6 Just Fishin' 3:31 Lyrics
7 Damn You Bubba 3:43 Lyrics
8 Love Buzz 3:43 Lyrics
9 Semper Fi 3:42 Lyrics
10 It's Who You Know 3:27 Lyrics
11 Poor Folks 3:42 Lyrics
12 Always Gonna Be That Way 3:26 Lyrics
13 It's A Woman Thing 3:49 Lyrics
14 More Of Us 4:23 Lyrics


Cowboy's Back In Town

Cowboy's Back In Town Tracks
1 Hillbilly Bone 3:43
2 Break Her Fall 3:39 Lyrics
3 Brown Chicken, Brown Cow 3:25 Lyrics
4 Hold My Beer 3:24 Lyrics
5 Cowboy's Back In Town 3:26 Lyrics
6 This Ain't No Love Song 3:27 Lyrics
7 Hell, I Can Do That 3:54 Lyrics
8 A Little Bit Of Missin' You 5:11 Lyrics
9 Still Love You 3:30 Lyrics
10 Don't Mind If I Don't 3:36 Lyrics
11 Ala-Freakin-Bama 3:45 Lyrics
12 Whoop A Man's Ass 3:25 Lyrics
13 Between The Rainbows And The Rain 5:52 Lyrics



X is the tenth studio album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. The album's name is the Roman numeral for ten, as counting his two Greatest Hits packages it is his tenth album overall. X was released November 25, 2008 on Capitol Records Nashville. The album includes the singles "Muddy Water", "Marry for Money", and "All I Ask For Anymore", all of which have charted in the Top 40 on Hot Country Songs, with the latter two becoming Top 20 hits.

Genre: Country

Release date: Nov 25, 2008

X Tracks
1 Sweet 3:08
2 Happy To Be Here 3:16
3 All I Ask For Anymore 4:01
4 Let's Do That Again 3:42
5 Hauling One Thing 3:31
6 Better Than I Thought It'd Be 3:52
7 Marry For Money 3:42
8 Til The Last Shot's Fired 5:00
9 I Can't Outrun You 3:29
10 Hillbilly Rich 3:32
11 Sometimes A Man Takes A Drink 7:48
12 Muddy Water 4:37


Dangerous Man

Dangerous Man is the eighth studio album by country music singer Trace Adkins, released on August 15, 2006 on Capitol Records Nashville. The album produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts between 2006 and mid-2007. The first of these, "Swing", reached number 20 while the second single, "Ladies Love Country Boys", became his second number one hit and his first since "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing" in 1997. The third single, "I Wanna Feel Something", reached number 25 on the same chart. Overall, Dangerous Man is certified Gold by the RIAA.

Genre: Country

Release date: Aug 15, 2006

Dangerous Man Tracks
1 Dangerous Man 3:25
2 Ladies Love Country Boys 3:55
3 I Came Here To Live 4:26
4 Swing 4:24
5 Aint' No Woman Like You 3:41
6 Southern Hallelujah 4:11
7 I Wanna Feel Something 3:56
8 High 3:49
9 Fightin' Words 4:02
10 The Stubborn One 3:52
11 Ride 3:49
12 Words Get In The Way 4:16
13 Honky Tonk Badonkadonk (Video Mix) 4:09


Songs About Me

Songs About Me is the seventh studio album of country music singer Trace Adkins. It was released on March 22, 2005 on Capitol Records Nashville. His highest-selling album to date, it has been certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA and had sold 1.5 million copies. Singles from this album include the title track, Arlington, and Honky Tonk Badonkadonk. The title track and "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" both went to No.2 and Arlington went to No.16 on the U.S. BillboardHot Country Songs charts. "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" was also a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and Pop 100 as well.

Genre: Country, Southern rock

Release date: Mar 22, 2005

Songs About Me Tracks
1 Songs About Me 3:46
2 Arlington 4:17
3 Find Me A Preacher 3:44
4 My Way Back 3:52
5 I Wish It Was You 4:08
6 Bring It On 3:43
7 My Heaven 3:26
8 Baby I'm Home 3:59
9 Metropolis 3:21
10 I Learned How To Love From You 3:06
11 Honky Tonk Badonkadonk 4:09


Comin' On Strong

Comin' On Strong is the sixth studio album from American country music singer Trace Adkins. It was released on December 2, 2003 on Capitol Records Nashville. Although it produced only two singles — "Hot Mama" and "Rough & Ready", which respectively reached No. 5 and No. 13 on the Hot Country Songs charts. The album was certified platinum by the RIAA.

Genre: Country

Release date: Dec 2, 2003

Comin' On Strong Tracks
1 Comin' On Strong 3:03
2 Hot Mama 3:38
3 Then Came The Night 4:39
4 I'd Sure Hate To Break Down Here 4:02
5 Missing You 5:11
6 One Of Those Nights 3:52
7 Untamed 3:57
8 Then I Wake Up 4:10
9 One Nightstand 3:40
10 Baby's Gone 3:16
11 Rough & Ready 3:25



Chrome is the fourth studio album by American country music singer Trace Adkins. It was released on October 9, 2001 on Capitol Records Nashville. The album produced three singles for Adkins on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: "I'm Tryin'" at No. 6, "Help Me Understand" at No. 17, and the title track at No. 10. It has also been certified gold by the RIAA. The album was produced by Trey Bruce (tracks 3, 5-8, 10, 11) and Dann Huff (tracks 1, 2, 4, 9, 12).

Genre: Country

Release date: Oct 9, 2001

Chrome Tracks
1 Chrome 3:17
2 Help Me Understand 3:52
3 Once Upon A Fool Ago 4:29
4 I'm Tryin' 4:52
5 Thankful Man 3:29
6 I'm Payin' For It Now 3:53
7 And There Was You 3:40
8 Come Home 3:31
9 Scream 4:05
10 I'm Goin' Back 4:08
11 Give Me You 3:26
12 Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow 3:49



More Tracks
1 More 3:44
2 I'm Gonna Love You Anyway 3:02
3 She's Still There 4:11
4 Someday 3:36
5 Can I Want Your Love 3:32
6 Don't Lie 4:02
7 Working Man's Wage 3:17
8 The Night He Can't Remember 3:54
9 I Can Dig It 2:53
10 Everything Takes Me Back 3:55
11 All Hat, No Cattle 3:04
12 Every Other Friday At Five 3:41


Big Time

Big Time is the second studio album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released on October 21, 1997 and features the singles "The Rest of Mine", "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone" and "Big Time", which respectively reached No. 4, No. 11 and No. 27 on the Hot Country Songs charts. The album itself was certified Platinum by the RIAA. "Wayfaring Stranger" can be found on the Sparrow Records compilation album Amazing Grace II.

Genre: Country

Release date: Oct 21, 1997

Big Time Tracks
1 Big Time 3:53
2 Took Her To The Moon 2:48
3 The Rest Of Mine 3:13
4 Snowball In El Paso 4:10
5 See Jane Run 2:56
6 Twenty-Four, Seven 3:33
7 Hold You Now 4:30
8 Nothin' But Taillights 3:16
9 Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone 3:05
10 Out Of My Dreams 3:14
11 Wayfaring Stranger 4:06


Dreamin' Out Loud

Dreamin' Out Loud is the first studio album of American country music artist Trace Adkins. The album was released in 1996, and it features the singles "There's a Girl in Texas", "Every Light in the House", "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing" and "I Left Something Turned On at Home", which peaked at No. 20, No. 3, No. 1, and No. 2, respectively. The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of one million copies.

Genre: Country

Release date: Jun 25, 1996

Dreamin' Out Loud Tracks
1 There's A Girl In Texas 3:27
2 I Left Something Turned On At Home 3:09
3 Every Light In The House 3:25
4 (This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing 3:51
5 Dreamin' Out Loud 3:15
6 If I Fall (You're Goin' With Me) 3:08
7 It Was You 3:26
8 I Can Only Love You Like A Man 3:51
9 634-5789 3:35
10 A Bad Way Of Saying Goodbye 3:53