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Billy Gilman

Billy Gilman songsMost popular Billy Gilman songs (see all 96 songs)
1Rocking Around the Christmas Tree lyrics4,405
2Little Bitty Pretty One lyrics
3I Will lyrics
4I've Got to Make It to Summer lyrics
5Let Me Remind You Again lyrics
6Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer lyrics
7For Our World lyrics
8Heart of Rock and Roll lyrics
9Roly Poly lyrics
10Coming Home lyrics

Billy Gilman albumsMost popular Billy Gilman albums (see all 7 albums)
1My Time On Earth [2007]
2Billy Gilman [2006]
3Everything and More [2005]
4Music Through Heartsongs [2003]
5Dare to Dream [2001]
6One Voice [2000]
7Classic Christmas [2000]


Biography
Only 11 years old when he notched his first hit single, Billy Gilman was the youngest performer ever to reach the Billboard country charts, breaking a record held by Brenda Lee since 1957.

Gilman was born in Westerly, RI, on May 24, 1988, and grew up in nearby Hope Valley. He was singing before he started school, and developed rapidly enough to start performing publicly at age seven. He was booked as an opening act at several county fairs, including one with headliner Jo Dee Messina. Gilman caught his big break when Asleep at the Wheel leader Ray Benson heard him sing and was impressed by the precocious power behind his vocals. Benson had Gilman make a demo tape, which wound up landing the young singer a deal with Epic.

Backed by seasoned Nashville studio pros, Gilman completed his debut album, One Voice, in 2000. Its title song, a spiritual plea against school violence, climbed into the Top 20 of the country charts, and the album itself hit number two and quickly went gold. The follow-up single, "Oklahoma," was also a Top 40 hit, and the holiday album Classic Christmas was rushed out by the end of 2000; it reached number four on the country charts, and featured a duet with fellow vocal prodigy Charlotte Church. Gilman's proper second album, Dare to Dream, appeared in 2001 and hit number six; it also spawned two minor chart hits in "She's My Girl" and "Elisabeth," the latter a sentimental ballad about a girl battling a terminal illness. That theme became the basis for Gilman's third album when he met young poet and best-selling author Mattie Stepanek -- a muscular dystrophy sufferer -- during a TV appearance with Larry King. Gilman decided to record Stepanek's poems in song form, and several Nashville pros were commissioned to set them to music. The result, Music Through Heartsongs: Songs Based on the Poems of Mattie T.J. Stepanek, was released in the spring of 2003. Everything and More followed in 2005. ~ Steve Huey.
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23 Comments
0 likes - like | 25-04-2009 01:26 beckyneilsen 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - One Voice

The whole album is great. Billy picked some terrific songs!
0 likes - like | 05-04-2008 21:21 casscass16 
 
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@ album: Billy Gilman - One Voice [2000]

I've had this cd ever since it came out in 2000. I think his voice is so moving and powerful. He's come a long way since then, good work, Billy!!
0 likes - like | 03-03-2007 12:21 OhHenry 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - She's My Girl

This song in truth isn't one of Billy's best... I'd suggest Elizabeth or even his Title Track, One Voice... But this song has sentimental value, a whole ton of it Lol
0 likes - like | 29-12-2006 03:02 miley2hannah 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Warm and Fuzzy

i love this song!!
0 likes - like | 11-12-2006 07:31 flirtz2002 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Hey Little Suzie (The Cause of All That)

I love this song, it's so cute!
0 likes - like | 14-07-2006 19:48 luxismynickname 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Oklahoma

it makes me cry in a good way... reminds me of my brother... aww
0 likes - like | 16-03-2006 01:47 Mermaidian14 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Oklahoma

You can so easily see the hope, joy, and sadness of the little boy in this story. I cry when I hear it. It's touching.
0 likes - like | 01-10-2005 19:33 Lil_Jo 
 
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@ song: Charlotte Church - Dream A Dream (with Billy Gilman)

Its such a butieful song. :') Charlottes voice is amazing. And the boy (Dont know his name. :''/ ) as well. The duo is great and their vocies is doing great togehter.
0 likes - like | 23-09-2005 20:04 JRoK 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Little Things

though i wish you were
0 likes - like | 23-09-2005 20:03 inthesky 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Little Things

dont worry. youre not alone!
0 likes - like | 23-09-2005 20:00 CountryChick410 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Little Things

Come on! there's gotta be more Billy fans than me
0 likes - like | 23-09-2005 19:54 CountryChick410 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - One Voice

I this song! They never play it on any of the radio stations anymore though . Let me know what you think of the rest of this album. i like all the songs on it.


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0 likes - like | 25-07-2005 14:46 nonya 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Spend Another Night

It is a cool song however i cant stand his voice anymore i loved one voice but i didnt like therest of that CD
0 likes - like | 25-07-2005 07:37 Miss_Gloss90 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Spend Another Night

This song is one of those songs that make you think about your life. It is a perfect song for a weddign and makes ir reach home to everyone who hears it. This song rox

0 likes - like | 21-06-2005 08:02 Miss_Gloss90 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - I Wanna Get to Ya

I think that this song is one of the best songs that Billy Gilman has ever sang. He makes it come to life and feel that he is actually singing directly to you. I like all of Billy's music but this one just stands out of the crowd big time. Thankyou Billy for this wonderful song

0 likes - like | 14-05-2005 14:05 TrunDi 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - I Am / Shades of Life

i like that song... its okay good....
0 likes - like | 23-02-2005 05:56 vgurl008 
 
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@ song: Charlotte Church - Dream A Dream (with Billy Gilman)

great song
0 likes - like | 19-02-2005 02:40 maridel 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Oklahoma

i really like the angelic voice of young Billy. i am a great fan of him and just love the way he sings, his voice. oklahoma is the best song i have heard since my entrance to music world. it's very infectious. it made me teary-eyed. go billy, go!
0 likes - like | 17-02-2005 19:50 singagrl 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - One Voice

i love this song!!! i haven't heard it in forever, but i want to learn it
0 likes - like | 05-02-2005 19:26 xLIVESTRONGx 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Only Here

good song
0 likes - like | 05-02-2005 19:24 xLIVESTRONGx 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - Crying

this is song is amazing! i love it
0 likes - like | 05-02-2005 19:23 xLIVESTRONGx 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - 'Til I Can Make It on My Own

I love this song... Billy has amazing talent!
0 likes - like | 01-12-2004 21:50 Beanie11 
 
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@ song: Billy Gilman - You Don't, You Won't

Billy Gilman is sssoooo cute i love this song I'm a very loving person!!!I LOVE U MATT!!!!