Kid Rock

Born Jan 17, 1971

Robert James "Bob" Ritchie, known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and rapper with five Grammy Awards nominations. Kid Rock released several studio albums that mostly went unnoticed before his 1998 record Devil Without a Cause, released with Atlantic Records, sold 11 million albums behind the hits, "Bawitdaba", "Cowboy", and "Only God Knows Why".… Read More

related links


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kid Rock.


1971 Birth Born on January 17, 1971.


Rock was a rapper and hip hop performer with five releases between 1990 and 1997, including a reissue and an EP. … Read More


1991 - 1997 10 More Events
On August 18, 1998, Atlantic released Devil Without a Cause behind the single "Welcome 2 The Party" and Kid Rock went on the Vans Warped Tour to support the album.
In June 1999 Kid Rock's first major tour was Limptropolis, where he opened for Limp Bizkit with Staind.
Rock was nominated as Best New Artist at the 2000 Grammy Awards, but lost to Christina Aguilera. … Read More


The 2001 American Bad Ass Tour, in which David Allan Coe performed as an opening act for Kid Rock, was the subject of criticism from journalist Neil Strauss, who alleged that Coe's songs were racist.
2002 - 2003 4 More Events
2004 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Kid Rock was involved in the halftime show controversy at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, Texas on February 1, 2004. … Read More
On February 28, 2006, Kid Rock released his first live album, Live Trucker, comprising songs from his homestead performances in Clarkston in 2000 and 2004 as well as Detroit's Cobo Hall on March 26, 2004. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old Rock n Roll Jesus was released on October 9, 2007, becoming Kid Rock's first album to go number 1, selling 172,000 copies in its first week. … Read More
In 2008, Kid Rock recorded and made a music video for the song "Warrior" for a National Guard advertising campaign.
On April 5, 2009, he performed a 5-song medley at WrestleMania XXV. … Read More
2010 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, he released Born Free, which featured an eponymous song that became the political campaign theme of Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election. … Read More


On January 15, 2011, Kid Rock celebrated his 40th birthday with a performance at Ford Field in Detroit. … Read More
On April 14, 2012, he joined Travis McCoy, Black Thought,?uestlove, and The Roots in performing a medley of Beastie Boys songs at the 2012 Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony.
He made a remix of Redneck Paradise with Hank Williams Jr and the music video aired on CMT in June 2013, making the Top 20 countdown. … Read More
2014 43 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Kid Rock performed "Jesus and Bocephus" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in December 2014. … Read More
Kid Rock released "First Kiss" on February 24, 2015 behind the hit title track. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.