Kenny Chesney Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


2nd November 2016

Quote: "It was magic. I thank her every day. The moment she wakes up, she gets an email from me saying, 'Thank you, thank you, thank you!' She probably will for the rest of her life." Kenny Chesney is very grateful to have worked with Pink on the hit single Setting the World on Fire.


2nd November 2016

Quote: "I've loved her voice forever. Her voice holds so many emotions. It takes a special singer to do that." Country singer Kenny Chesney heaps praise on Pink, who joins him on his new single Setting the World on Fire.


27th September 2016

Fact: Kenny Chesney is to be honoured with the BMI President’s Award at the 64th annual BMI Country Awards in November (16). The honour is presented to songwriters who have "distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry with their music". Past recipients include Brooks & Dunn, Gloria Estefan, Adam Levine, Willie Nelson, and Pitbull.


11th July 2016

Fact: Kenny Chesney has changed the name of his forthcoming album after hitting the studio with pop star Pink. The country icon had planned to release Some Town Somewhere on Friday (08Jul16), but he announced earlier this week (begs04Jul16) the album would be delayed so he could have extra time to squeeze in the new duet, Cosmic Hallelujah. And he is such a big fan of the Pink tune, he's renamed his whole project after it. "The new music... feels like a cosmic hallelujah, that's the word that came out, so that's actually gonna be the title of the new album," he revealed to fans on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America.


1st October 2014

Quote: "I had this fan move to Tennessee just so she could be close (to me). One time I was sick and I don't even know how this person knew I was sick but I got a call at the gate and it was this person with soup and I was like, 'Uh I'm not that sick. I'll live." Country singer Kenny Chesney describes his encounters with an overeager fan.


11th September 2014

Quote: "I'm pretty addicted to PlayStation's NCAA Football. (There are) several nights my road manager would come on the bus and say, 'It's time to go onstage' when I'm in the middle of the fourth quarter (of a game), and I'm like, 'They can wait!'" Country star Kenny Chesney relaxes before shows by playing the college football video game.


4th June 2013

Fact: Kenny Chesney's football dreams came true on Friday (31May13) when he worked out and practiced with the Seattle Seahawks at the team's training camp, prior to his Seattle, Washington concert on Saturday (01Jun13).


13th May 2013

Quote: "I had food poisoning the last couple of days. It's not fun." Country star Kenny Chesney is recovering from illness.


10th May 2013

Quote: "Sammy Hagar gave me this huge sombrero down in Mexico. Once a month, whoever's name gets pulled out of the sombrero gets all the merchandise money for that night. I mean all of it." Country star Kenny Chesney on how he keeps his 120-strong crew happy on tour. He also flies them all out to his home in the Virgin Islands at the end of every tour.


10th May 2013

Quote: "I've never smoked. I've never done drugs. I've always been pretty athletic, I sweat a lot, I drink a lot of water... I've probably had a few more beers that I should every now and then, but that's all right." Singer Kenny Chesney on his healthy lifestyle.


28th February 2012

Fact: Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson and Chris Cornell are among the stars who will perform at a tribute concert to mark late country icon Johnny Cash's 80th birthday in April (12). Lucinda Williams, Ray LaMontagne and Lucinda Williams have also joined the star-studded line-up for We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash on 20 April (12) in Austin, Texas.


17th September 2010

Fact: Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban have donated flood-damaged musical instruments from their personal collection to a charity supporting continued flood relief efforts in Nashville, Tennessee. An online NASH20 auction will begin on 12 October (10).


6th August 2010

Fact: Country star Kenny Chesney has produced a documentary about high school football, called The Boys of Fall. The short film will debut on U.S. sports network ESPN later this year (10).


11th April 2010

Quote: "There are people building houses and having babies based on me not getting tired." Country star Kenny Chesney has a lot of people depending on his continued success.


15th April 2009

Quote: "Who gets to do OPRAH on their birthday? It's so awesome." Country star Kenny Chesney on spending his 41st birthday (26Mar09) taping an episode of Oprah Winfrey's daily talk show.


26th February 2009

Quote: "I've never had one girl tell me she didn't want to have sex with me because I didn't have any hair." Country singer Kenny Chesney finds satisfaction being bald.


20th February 2009

Quote: "The other day I woke up on my boat about seven o'clock in the morning. Nobody was out and I jumped into the ocean completely naked. I swam for 20 minutes, took a shower, made a bloody mary... and hung out with the girl I'm dating now, AMY (COLLEY)." Country star Kenny Chesney enjoys life in the Caribbean, where he moors his boat and owns two homes.


17th February 2009

Quote: "I have friends who have a normal family, kids and a dog, and I think I would blow my brains out." Renee Zellweger's ex-husband Kenny Chesney insists he's not one for settling down.


16th February 2009

Quote: Country star Kenny Chesney has an aunt who is the same age as him - because his mother and grandmother were pregnant at the same time. He says, "My mom was 19 when she had me, and my grandmother was 42 when she had my Aunt Missy."


12th February 2009

Quote: "I will never let anybody call a restaurant and say, 'We're with Kenny Chesney. Can you get us in?' I'm pretty simple except that I have a really great boat and a little bit of money." Country star KENNY CHESNEY insists he isn't flamboyant.


12th February 2009

Quote: "We're both pretty successful. He has better hair. I probably sing better. I think we've both dated the same woman. He dated Renee (Zellweger) for a short time. So we have a lot in common." Singer/songwriter Kenny Chesney on his reputation as country music's George Clooney.


14th May 2008

Quote: "If I'm going to get married again, I'm going to give it 150 per cent." Country star Kenny Chesney sheds light on the failure of his brief marriage to actress Renee Zellweger.


8th January 2007

Quote: "It was important for me to make this film - going to work and being with my friends, getting through the days." Actress Renee Zellweger admits portraying British writer and illustrator BEATRIX POTTER helped her cope with the heartache of her failed marriage to country singer Kenny Chesney.


6th September 2006

Fact: Generous Kenny Chesney handed support act Dierks Bentley the keys to a 22-foot (6.7 meter) Sea Ray boat onstage at the pair's final show together in Indiana on Saturday night (02SEP06). The lavish gift was a 'thank you' to Bentley for spending his entire summer on tour with Chesney.


23rd March 2006

Quote: "Don't ask me what happened with Renee Zellweger. I don't know how you get married for (just) four months...There must be some incredible things you find out one night." Actor Michael Douglas is baffled by Zellweger's brief 2005 marriage to country star Kenny Chesney.


23rd November 2005

Quote: <p>"It's 60 feet... It's kinda weird because it's 15 feet longer than my bus." Country superstar Kenny Chesney boasts about his yacht 6 Gear, which is moored at his home in the Caribbean. </p>


23rd November 2005

Quote: <p>"Luckily I sing really early, so I'm gonna hide in my dressing room." Country star Kenny Chesney was keen to avoid 50 CENT at the American Music Awards last night (22NOV05), after beating him to the top spot in the US album charts. </p>


16th November 2005

Fact: <p>VIP guests at last night's Country Music Awards in New York City received gift bags containing products worth $15,000 (GBP8,3000). Guests including SIR Elton John, Dolly Parton and Kenny Chesney were treated to Skechers shoes, Wrapture cigars, Wrangler Jeans and much, much more. </p>


7th November 2005

Quote: <p>"Nobody can say I haven't been entertaining this year." Country star Kenny Chesney on his eventful year. </p>


1st November 2005

Quote: <p>"It was like opening the doors to your house and having someone come in take your big screen TV off the wall during the big game and there's nothing you can do about it. Country star Kenny Chesney on the end of his 130-day marriage to movie star Renee Zellweger. </p>


4th October 2005

Fact: <p>Renee Zellweger cheered herself up after her recent marriage split from country star Kenny Chesney with a trip to the ball park. The actress joined pals Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck at Sunday's (02OCT05) Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees clash. </p>


19th September 2005

Quote: <p>I don't think we should allow celebrities to marry each other. Don't do it, people, please don't do it." WILL + GRACE star Eric Mccormack reacts to Renee Zellweger's shock split from Kenny Chesney after just four months of marriage. </p>


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