Occupation(s)Singer Associated actsSixwire GenresCountry NameAndy Childs Music groupSixwire
Years active1993-present RoleSinger AlbumsAndy Childs LabelsRCA EducationUniversity of Memphis
BornDecember 7, 1962 (age 53) (1962-12-07) OriginMemphis, Tennessee, USA Similar PeopleSixwire, Victoria Shaw, Robin Meade, Norbert Putnam, Emile Berliner
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
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Andy Childs (born December 7, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American country music singer-songwriter. In 1993, Childs released one studio album for RCA, which produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. His highest charting single, "Simple Life," peaked at No. 61 in 1994.
Childs has been a member of the country quintet Sixwire since its foundation in 2002. Sixwire recorded one studio album for Warner Bros. Records and charted two more singles on the country charts. Sixwire was featured as a finalist on American Idol's The Next Great American Band which aired on FOX in 2007. The band placed second out of the twelve finalists. Sixwire now serves as house band on CMT's Next Superstar.
As a songwriter, Childs penned more than half of the songs on Sixwire's Warner Brothers album, and has had songs recorded by Country artists Chris Cagle, George Canyon and others.