Randy Travis (born May 4, 1959) is an American country music singer and actor. Since 1985, he has recorded 20 studio albums and charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, 22 of which were number one hits. Considered a pivotal figure in the history of country music, Travis broke through in the mid 1980s with the release of his album Storms of Life, which sold more than three million copies. Travis followed up his successful debut with a string of platinum and multi-platinum albums. Travis has sold over 25 million records, and has earned 22 number one hits, 6 number one albums, 6 Grammy awards, 6 CMA awards, 9 ACM awards, 10 AMA awards, 7 Dove awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.