Trace Adkins Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

20th June 2013

Tweet: "I always enjoyed my conversations with Chet Flippo. His queries were always insightful, intelligent, and respectful. Journalism lost a pro." Country star Trace Adkins pays tribute to the former Rolling Stone editor, who died on Wednesday (19Jun13).

20th May 2013

Tweet: "The Tiffany Circle of the American Red Cross embarrassed me tonight by giving me the Crystal Cross Award. I am deeply touched and humbled." Country star Trace Adkins has been recognised for his extensive work with the American Red Cross.

20th April 2012

Fact: Patriotic country star Trace Adkins is to headline the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C. The singer will join General Colin Powell, Daughtry, Natalie Cole, Selma Blair, Ellen Burstyn, Dennis Franz and Russell Watson at the prestigious celebration of American heroes, which will be hosted by actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise on Memorial Day next month (May12).

29th February 2012

Quote: "(I'd like to) someday, but I'm gone all the time... and my 10 year old has terrible allergies. Horse dander is one of the worst that she has, so we don't need to subject her to that." Country star Trace Adkins has no immediate plans to turn his dream of having a horse ranch at his Tennessee farm into reality.

28th February 2012

Quote: "The reason I have five daughters is, I tried to have one son. Now I have a grandson, so I guess he's going to have to bear the burden of my expectations." Country star Trace Adkins on his battle to become a dad to a boy.

4th January 2012

Fact: Country star Trace Adkins has been named the January 2012 spokesman for America's National Rifle Association. He says, "I'm a lifetime member of the Nra. I'm proud of that... They share my love of the outdoors and my wish to safeguard America's hunting heritage."

30th September 2011

Fact: Country star Trace Adkins is making a return to acting as a fearsome truck driver who transports tortured souls to hell in a new supernatural thriller. The Chrome singer, who had a leading role in Matthew MCConaughey's The Lincoln Lawyer, has joined Isabelle Fuhrman, James Le Gros and actor/director Peter Bogdanovich in The Healer, which is currently shooting in North Carolina.

12th August 2011

Quote: "Blake's scared of her... He's terrified of her." Country star Trace Adkins pokes fun at pal Blake Shelton's new bride Miranda Lambert.

3rd August 2011

Quote: "I thought about slapping him, 'cause that ain't something you joke about. Then I saw he was serious. I was terrified." Country star Trace Adkins almost hit his road manager when he learned his family home in Tennessee had gone up in flames. The singer was en route to Alaska when the blaze destroyed the property in June (11).

3rd August 2011

Quote: "I tried to have a son; that's why I have five girls... After that last one, I just said, 'Doc, you got to do something about this'." Singer Trace Adkins has given up on adding a son to his brood, revealing he has had a vasectomy.

3rd August 2011

Quote: "I lost a picture of me and Dolly Parton." Trace Adkins on the treasured memorabilia he lost in a fire that destroyed his Tennessee home in June (11).

3rd August 2011

Quote: "That title was decided upon before the house burned. The irony is not lost on me." Trace Adkins on the title of his new album, Proud To Be Here. The country star's Tennessee home was destroyed by a blaze in June (11).

15th June 2011

Fact: Trace Adkins' new album will feature a duet with Blake Shelton, titled If I Was a Woman.

6th June 2011

Tweet: "My heart goes out to Trace and Rhonda tonight. At least everyone is safe." Brad Paisley offers his support to country music peer Trace Adkins after his home in Tennessee was destroyed by fire on Saturday night (04Jun11). The stars were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry back-to-back in 2001 and 2003.

5th May 2011

Quote: "Somebody asked me about it and I said the only way I could be happier would have been if I had killed him myself... I don't think they should've dumped him in the ocean either. I'd have brought his head back to Washington, D.C. and stuck it on a pike in the front yard of the White House. That's what I'd have done with it." Country star Trace Adkins on the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

3rd April 2011

Fact: Country star Trace Adkins performed the U.S. National Anthem prior to Sunday's (03Apr11) Nascar Sprint Cup meeting in Martinsville, Virginia.

11th March 2011

Quote: "It's not too often that I'm in a situation where I question my manhood, but those bikers were the real thing. They were all covered in tatts (tattoos)." Tough country star Trace Adkins admits he was a little intimidated by the gang of bikers which feature in his new crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.

11th March 2011

Quote: "He's a good guy. He really was very gracious to me because he wanted me to do well. He knew I didn't know what I was doing, so he took his time and rehearsed those scenes with me and I appreciate him doing that, he didn't have to do that." Country star Trace Adkins has high praise for actor Matthew Mcconaughey after working together on new crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.

10th March 2011

Quote: "Pronounce his name correctly, because he gets mad if you don't. I pronounced it incorrectly in a song that I did and he let me know. I said 'Mcconaughee' because it rhymed. I didn't have a 'hey' rhyme so I didn't say 'Mcconaughey'." Country singer-turned-actor Trace Adkins had a tense conversation with Matthew Mcconaughey after the Hollywood star took issue with the way his name was pronounced in the song Hell, I Can Do That. The pair star together in new crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.

18th August 2008

Quote: "There's a part of me that feels kinda guilty because, in my opinion, I don't think I work hard enough for my pay cheque." Country star Trace Adkins.

22nd March 2008

Fact: Country star Trace Adkins and British media personality Piers Morgan are the two finalists on U.S. reality TV series CELEBRITY APPRENTICE.

21st November 2007

Fact: Britney Spears' reported new boyfriend, actor/waiter MICHAEL MARCHAND, once appeared in country star Trace Adkins' HONKY-TONK BADONKADONK video.

1st February 2007

Fact: Country singer Trace Adkins is set to appear in a forthcoming (18FEB07) episode of US reality TV show EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION.

10th November 2006

Fact: Country star Trace Adkins' new video LADIES LOVE COUNTRY BOYS features his five-year-old daughter BRIANA.

24th August 2006

Quote: "I'm done. Just the thought of six daughters - I'd cut it off." Country star Trace Adkins claims he has enough children after having five daughters.

12th August 2006

Quote: "My favourite (chat-up) line was crude: 'Do you wanna f**k or do I owe you an apology...' I got a good right cross every now and then." Country music star Trace Adkins on his wooing words.

20th September 2005

Fact: <p>Country star Trace Adkins will appear as himself on new US sitcom MY NAME IS EARL. </p>

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