The beautiful singer Faith Hill is turning 51 years old today. Yet, she still looks stunning and she still has a great voice. Today, we celebrate her birthday as we listen to some of her songs that became top of the country chart.
Faith Hill’s Beginnings
Audrey Faith McGraw or known as Faith Hill was born on September 21, 1967. Hill was born in Mississippi and was adopted when she was young. She started singing at a very young age and she started her own band when she was a teenager. However, Hill’s breakthrough in country music was when a talent scout discovered her. After that, she began releasing albums and songs that became top of the charts.
Best Songs According to Billboard
Here are Faith Hill’s best songs in random order according to the critic’s pick of the Billboard.
“It Matters to Me”
This is Hill’s third No. 1 song, from her second album It Matters to Me. The song reached No. 1 in 1995 and it also placed No. 74 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was written by Ed Hill and Mark Sanders.
This is one of Hill’s biggest hit in her entire career. The song was released in 1998 and it entered the charts inside and outside of the US. She earned her fourth No. 1 single with this song. In addition, this became her second crossover song to the pop chart. It placed at No. 7 on the Hot 100. It was also Platinum-certified by RIAA. “This Kiss” is from her third chart-topping album Faith. It was also nominated for two Grammy Awards. Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robin Lerner, and Annie Roboff wrote the song.
Faith Hill’s “Breathe” broke her record when it crossed over to the pop chart at No. 2. Moreover, the song became a hit in other countries outside and inside the US. The song, a Gold-certified by RIAA, belonged to her album Breathe. Breathe is the highest charting and certified album in her entire career. Her song won during the Billboard Awards and Grammy Awards in 2000.
Even though the song did not make it to No. 1 on the Billboard chart, Billboard still considered this to be one of Faith Hill’s best songs. “Cry” reached No. 12 on the Country chart and crossed over at No. 33 on the Hot 100. It was written by Angie Aparo and covered by Faith Hill for her same-titled album in 2002. She won again in 2003 a Grammy award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.
“Mississippi Girl” became Faith’s last No. 1 song as a single artist on the chart. The song is about a famous person who never forgets where she came from. Despite being successful, she still stays humble and down to earth as she always is. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Songs chart. Moreover, the song crossed over the pop chart at No. 29. It became part of her sixth studio album Fireflies.
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
Faith is married to country singer Tim McGraw since 1996 and they are one of the famous country couples in show business. They have three beautiful daughters. Tim and Faith have some chart-topping songs together in country music.