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Spotlight on John Michael Montgomery

Dateline: 10/05/98
Spotlight on John Michael Montgomery



Each month I will be spotlighting a different artist, with
links to several different web pages, sound clips, facts,
and a discography. This month's spotlight artist is:
John Michael Montgomery.

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Jump to:

[ Facts | Discography | Audio Clips ]

[ Awards | Links ]

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John Michael Facts
Full Name: John Michael Montgomery
Date of Birth: January 20, 1965
Wife: Crystal Michelle Montgomery
(Married on January 8, 1996)
Children: Madison Caroline Montgomery
(Born August 27, 1996)
Baby #2, a boy, is due in February 1999.
Hometown: Nicholasville, Kentucky
Favorite Color: Wildcat Blue
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180 lbs
Shoe Size: 11
Hobbies: Golfing, Fishing, Sleeping
Influences: George Strait, Keith Whitley, Merle Haggard, Harold Montgomery (his dad), Lionel Richie, Bob Seger, Lynyrd Skynyrd
John Michael's Discography
Album Cover Title Release Date Singles
Life's a Dance 10/13/92 Beer 'n Bones, Life's a Dance, I Love the Way You Love Me
Kickin' it Up 03/25/94 I Swear, Rope the Moon, Be My Baby Tonight, If You've Got Love
John Michael Montgomery 03/28/95 I Can Love You Like That, Sold!, Cowboy Love, No Man's Land, Long As I Live
What I Do Best 09/24/96 Ain't Got Nothing on Us, Friends, How Was I to Know, I Miss You a Little
Greatest Hits 10/14/97 N/A
Leave a Mark 05/05/98 Love Working on You, Cover You in Kisses, Hold On to Me
John Michael Audio Clips
I Miss You A Little (RealAudio)
Sold! Grundy County Auction (RealAudio)
I Love the Way You Love Me (RealAudio)
Be My Baby Tonight (RealAudio)
You're the Ticket (RealAudio)
Little Cowboy's Cry (RealAudio)
Love Working On You (RealAudio)
John Michael's Awards
  • 1993 Jukebox Rising Star Award (Male)
  • 1993 CMT #8 Video Of The Year - "I Love the Way You Love Me"
  • 1994 Country Radio Awards - Single Of The Year - "I Swear"
  • 1994 TNN/Music City News-Star of Tomorrow
  • 1994 TNN/Music City News-Single Of The Year Nominee
  • 1994 CMA Horizon Award
  • 1994 CMA Single of The Year: I Swear
  • 1994 ACM Song of the Year: I Love The Way You Love Me
  • 1994 ACM Top New Male Vocalist
  • 1994 American Songwriter magazine's Country Artist of the Year
  • 1994 Billboard magazine's Single of the Year: I Swear
  • 1994 Radio and Records magazine's Single of the Year: I Swear
  • 1994 American Music Award, Best New Country Artist
  • 1994 CMT #1 Video Of The Year - "I Swear"
  • 1995 BILLBOARD's Top Country Artist
  • 1995 BILLBOARD's Top Country Male Artist
  • 1995 BILLBOARD's Top Country Single- "SOLD! (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
  • 1995 CMT #2 Video Of The Year - "SOLD! (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
  • 1995 TNN/Music City News Nomination for Single Of The Year - "SOLD! (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
  • 1995 ACM Single Record of the Year/Song of the Year: I Swear
  • 1995 Billboard Music Awards: Country Artist - "Sold"
  • 1995 CMA Nomination for Album Of The Year - "John Michael Montgomery"
  • 1995 CMA Song Of The Year - "SOLD! (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
  • 1995 Reba Fan Mailing List Awards: Oct-Jan Male Vocalist, Male Single: I Swear and Male Album: John Michael Montgomery
  • 1996 Grammy Nominee for Best Country Album (John Michael Montgomery) and Best Male Vocal (I Can Love You Like That).
  • 1996 ACM Nomination for Video Of The Year - "SOLD! (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
  • 1996 TNN/Music City News Nomination for Video Of The Year - "SOLD! (The Grundy County Auction Incident)"
John Michael Links

John Michael Montgomery's Official Website

Photo of John Michael, Crystal & Maddie

Buy John's CDs

Concert Review from State College, PA

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