Clint Black is a profound, not to mention prolific, songwriter. To date, he has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs. Raised in Houston, Black is an accomplished guitarist, and humbly describes himself as proficient on drums, harmonica, bass guitar and any assortment of percussion instruments. Black has won a collection of awards including: Country Music Association Horizon Award, Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year, American Music Awards Favorite New Male Country Artist, Academy of Country Music Best New Male Vocalist, Academy of Country Music Best Male Vocalist, Academy of Country Music Album of the Year (Killin’ Time) and Academy of Country Music Single of the Year (“A Better Man”).
To date, Clint has had nearly two dozen number one hit singles, and almost as many Top Five and Top 10 hits, all of them original compositions. In 2003, Black launched his own record label, Equity Music Group. The label proved itself to be a little scrapper, taking on the big corporations with a flair and success that earned it Billboard’s number two Independent Imprint of the Year and number four Independent Label of the Year over all genres in 2006.