22 Facts About Terri Clark


Terri Lynn Sauson, known professionally as Terri Clark, born August 5,1968, is a Canadian country music singer who has had success in both Canada and the United States.


In 2004, Terri Clark gained one of country music's crowning achievements when she became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.


Terri Clark was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018 and will become a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2023.


Terri Clark is the second of four children: she has a younger brother, Peter, an older sister, Kim, and younger sister, Tina.


Terri Clark's parents divorced when she was young and her mother remarried, with Terri taking on her stepfather's last name.


Terri Clark had a hand in writing or co-writing 11 of the album's 12 tracks.


In March 1998, Clark visited Calgary, Alberta, Canada to film her first television special, Terri Clark: Coming Home, which premiered March 27 on CBC in Canada.


The album's first single, "A Little Gasoline", was a late addition to the album because Mercury executives felt Terri Clark needed to balance her new material with something that had a more familiar feel to it.


On May 2,2001, Terri Clark was pulled over by police for speeding in Nashville.


The officer, who pulled Terri Clark over, had suspected that she had consumed alcohol and asked her to do sobriety test, after which Terri Clark refused and was charged with a DUI and implied consent.


Terri Clark later apologized for the incident through a statement that was issued to press by her publicist.


The album marked the first time Terri Clark had worked with producer Byron Gallimore, who produced the first half of the album.


On May 15,2004, during a performance of the Grand Ole Opry, Terri Clark was surprised by Steve Wariner and her mother Linda with an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry.


Terri Clark was officially inducted on June 12,2004, and is currently the only female Canadian member of the Grand Ole Opry.


None of the album's other singles charted in the United States and Terri Clark parted ways with Mercury Records in March 2006.


In June 2006, Terri Clark signed with BNA Records, a division of Sony BMG label group, now known as Sony Music Entertainment.


Terri Clark released her eighth studio album, Roots and Wings, on July 26,2011.


Terri Clark previously co-hosted America's Morning Show on Nash FM with Blair Garner and Chuck Wicks.


In 2018, Terri Clark was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.


On March 14,2023, Terri Clark announced that she was to become the newest inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.


Terri Clark was previously married to fiddle player Ted Stevenson in 1991.


Nine years later, Terri Clark married her tour manager Greg Kaczor on September 17,2005.