Kid Rock


Kid Rock Brief Biography

Kid Rock
Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American multi-instrumentalist and actor. He is most popularly known for his first commercial success, the 1998 studio album Devil Without a Cause, which sold 13 million albums worldwide. He is a five time Grammy Award nominee and has sold 23.5 million albums in the U.S. and 27.5 million worldwide. He was Soundscan's number one selling male solo musician of the 2000s, selling 17.6 million albums; he was 17th overall for the decade.

Born in Romeo, Michigan, Rock was a rapper and hip hop performer with 5 releases between 1990 and 1997, including a reissue and an EP. After signing a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 1998, he gained commercial success in the rap-rock genre behind the singles "Bawitdaba", "Cowboy" and "Only God Knows Why" (the latter foreshadowing his move into country rock). After Devil Without a Cause's success in 2000, he released The History of Rock, a compilation of remixed and remastered versions of songs from previous albums as well as the hit rock single, "American Bad Ass".

Kid Rock News

• Kid Rock's assistant was intoxicated during fatal ATV crash
• Kid Rock "beyond devastated" after finding assistant dead at his Nashville property
• Jason Aldean announces Six String Circus Tour, will perform with Kid Rock in Boston
• Kid Rock: Justin Bieber is on "very long ride down"

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