DONNY RICHMOND is a multi-award winning country and gospel music artist from the U.S. He is featured on the Stonewall Jackson & Super Friends CD which includes 50 of the best loved country artists ever. The album also includes Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Tim McGraw, and Charlie Daniels.
Donny is a recipient of the Living Legend Award from the Country Gospel Music Association in Branson, USA. Hes also been awarded Artist Of The Decade. The International Country Gospel Music Association named him Entertainer Of The Decade. As a music trendsetter and leader, Donny was awarded honorary Colonel by the Governor of Tennessee. Other national awards include Male Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer, and Top TV Personality.
Donnys music videos and TV shows have aired on national TV networks around the globe. His Jesus is My Lifeline duet with country legend Stonewall Jackson is the longest running #1 U.S. Christian Country hit of all time. He has scored 13 national #1s in the U.S., and since 2006 Donny has released many singles in Europe, including several #1s on the New Christian Music Country Charts.
Donny Richmond loves the U.K. and Ireland and plans to tour here again soon. His concerts are considered a must see by country music fans. He has appeared on The Grand Ole Opry, and with such notables as Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, and Willie Nelson.
In 2015, Donny released what’s been described as a history making recording. Many of Elvis Presley’s studio musicians accompany Donny on “The World Keeps Loving Elvis”. This one-of-a-kind recording saw more of Elvis’s original studio musicians than ever before back an artist – except for when they worked with Elvis of course.
A beautiful and melodious love song, the lyrics are ingeniously constructed around subtle references to 25 of Elvis’ songs. For the making of the video,Women’s Watches Donny was also given access to Elvis’ coat, his jewelry and one of his Cadillac cars.
In 2020, Donny released the Christmas song “Heartbreak Holiday”. In the song a mysterious figure, sounding much like a certain rock’n’roll and country star, returns to his sweet baby, only to find she has up and married some other guy.
In the video, look out for Donny’s buddies Ray Walker of The Jordanaires and the late great country and pop music star Billy Walker.
Donny Richmond is also now a full fledged movie star, known as “Uncle Donny”. His recent starring role in the movie, “Saving Faith” brought him a nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film from the U.S. based International Christian Film Festival.