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Gina JEFFREYS (1997)

Gina Jeffreys

1968 - Born on April 1st in Toowoomba, Queensland.

1991 – Star Maker winner.

1993 – Signs with ABC Music and Warner Chappell Publishing. First single “Two Stars Fell” “I’m Getting Over You” released, which goes to number 1 on the country charts.

1991 – Wins Gold Guitar for Female Vocalist of the Year. MO Awards wins   Female Country Performer of the Year. Released the album “The Flame”.

1994 – Golden Guitar for Female Vocalist of the Year with “Two Stars Fell”. Mo Awards for Female Country Performer.

1995 –Golden Guitar for Female Vocalist of the Year with “Girls Night Out”. MO Award wins Female Country Performer of the Year. Victorian Country Music Awards wins Female Vocal of the Year. The album “The Flame” achieves gold status.

1996 – Golden Guitar for Female Vocalist of the Year with “Didn’t We Shine”. Victorian Country Music Awards wins Female Vocal of the Year. Released the album “Up Closes” which achieves gold status.

1997 – The album “The Flame” achieves Platinum status. MO Awards wins Female Country Performer of the Year. Inducted into the Hands of Fame.

1998 – APRA Award for Most Performed Country Work for “I Haven’t Got A Heart”. Third album “Somebody’s Daughter” is released. MO Awards wins Entertainer of the Year.

1999 - Golden Guitar for Female Vocalist of the Year with “Dancin’ With Elvis”. Wins the MO Award for Female Country Performer. CMT Video of the Year with “Dancin’ With Elvis”. Duet with Nashville’s Billy Dean ‘If I Could Find the Heart’ released. In November ‘Christmas Wish’ album released.

2000 - Gina records her new album ‘Angel’ in Nashville

2001 - ‘Angel’, the first single from the album, is released in March, and the album in April the ‘Angel’ video is named a finalist in the Australian Animation Awards.

2002 - Golden Guitar Award for Video Clip of the Year with ‘Angel’. ‘The Best of Gina Jeffreys…So Far’ album released. APRA Award - Most Performed Country Work – ‘Angel. Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PCCA) Award for Most Broadcast Australian Country Artist (Radio)

2003 - In January – Gina’s son Jackson is born. Gina only performs at several Leukaemia Foundation charity events.

2004 - Gina starts to perform again at some of the major festivals. Appointed Ambassador for the 2005 Telstra Road to Tamworth. More Leukaemia Foundation and Cancer Council charity functions. Gina starts recording again with husband/producer Rod McCormack.

2005 - More charity functions. Gina produces fund-raising 2006 Telstra Child Flight Calendar.

2006 - Gina does her first major Tamworth concert in four years at TRECC. Finishes her new album ‘Walks Of Life’ – first single ‘Live It’ released In October.

2007 - Album ‘Walks Of Life’ released and launched in January at the Tamworth festival. This album achieves four final 5 nominations for the 2008 Country Music Awards. Gina with Beccy Cole and Sara Storer join together to form “Songbirds”