Trisha Yearwood | Photo credit: wjs.com

During her younger years, Trisha Yearwood was a famous name in the music industry. Thanks to her breakthrough hit She’s in Love with the Boywhich instantly drove her to fame. Eventually, Yearwood became one of the most powerful voices in country music. Today, the talented artist celebrates her 54th birthday. In honor of that, let’s have a brief recap of some of the highlights of her career.

As a Multi-awarded Vocalist

Trisha Yearwood scored her first No. 1 single on the country music chart in 1981. She has recorded a total of 45 songs throughout her career. Five of which became Billboard chart-toppers and 19 reached the Top 10. Yearwood has carved out a distinctive position as a performer and she became very successful for that. Many of her songs serve to attest her reputation as a world-class interpreter of emotion. A more concrete measure of her success as a recording artist is the accolades she earned. She won numerous awards and titles from various awarding organizations including The Grammy, CMA and ACM Awards. On top of that is her platinum-selling records.

Below is one of Yearwood’s hits that earned her a Grammy Award in 1998, How Do I Live.”

As a Best-selling Cook Book Author

Apart from her talent in singing, the Georgia-native is also an endowed cook. When she became less visible performing on stage, she was into mastering her cooking skills. But before showing off what she’s got in this field, she first wrote it down in a book. Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen was her first authored cookbook. Initially, the work was meant to honor her father. In 2008, her cookbook made a debut on the New York Times Bestsellers list. The book reached a stunning reception and opened doors to bigger opportunities for the singer. Eventually, her cookbook came to life as it serves the basis for Yearwood’s own Food Network television show – Trisha’s Southern Kitchen.

Following its premiere in 2012 is an Emmy Award win a year after. This only proves Yearwood’s strong appeal not only to country music audiences but to culinary devotees as well. The Brokensinger published two more cookbooks in 2010 and 2015. Likewise, her show continuously airs and is now in its eighth season.

Trisha Yearwood | Photo credit: foodnetwork.com

As CEO of her Own Lifestyle

Yearwood believes in the saying “Home is where the heart is.” And, it seems that she wants to do even more to make such guiding principle alive. Hence, she put up her own lines of business. Trisha Yearwood Home Collection is comprised of a variety of home furniture. Moreover, she owns a cookware line called Trisha’s Precious Metals, rugs, four different collections of home accessories, and her signature perfume.

With all of these things associated with her name, it’s without a doubt that Trisha Yearwood is a quintessence of a superstar.

“I look back at the first year of my career, and there are so many things I don’t remember. At some point, I realized that if you don’t live in the moment and enjoy all the things you’re doing, you won’t keep those moments as memories.”

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