Dixie Chicks Information
Originally founded in 1989, the Dixie Chicks achieved their first taste of real commercial success in 1995. Courted by Sony, the new look Dixie Chicks signed a record contract with Monument Records. Their first single, "I Can Love You Better," broke through to the top 10 on the Country Music charts in 1997. Their 1998 album, "Wide Open Spaces," has sold over 10 million copies, putting it on the list of the top 50 best-selling albums in U.S. history.
With 13 Grammy Award wins in 23 nominations, the Dixie Chicks are the third winningest group in Grammy Award history behind only U2 and Alison Krauss and Union Station .