Sylvia Sylvia

Sylvia Sylvia

Sylvia Jane Kirby is an American country music and country pop singer and songwriter. More commonly known by the singular name Sylvia, she enjoyed crossover music success with the song "Nobody" in 1982. Sylvia is best known for her hit "Nobody", which reached #15 Pop and #1 Country in 1982.
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    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Sylvia has announced her first album in 13 years will be released around June 2016.
  • 2015
    As of 2015 she is dating country singer-songwriter Bobby Tomberlin.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2002
    In 2002 Sylvia also released A Cradle in Bethlehem, her first Christmas album.
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    In 2002, she followed with Where in the World, which marked the culmination of an 11-year musical collaboration with John Mock.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1987
    Sylvia continued to record for RCA until the end of 1987, charting 11 Top Ten and No. 1 songs, and sold more than four million records.
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  • 1986
    By 1986 though, Sylvia's chart success was fading as more traditionally styled country singers, such as Randy Travis, dominated the charts.
  • 1983
    In 1983 Sylvia's album Snapshot was released; its title song climbed to No. 5 on the Country charts and became her second-highest selling single release.
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  • 1982
    In 1982, Sylvia was the Academy of Country Music's "Female Vocalist of the Year" and a Grammy nominee for "Best Female Vocalist".
    "Nobody" and the album Just Sylvia were certified gold in the United States and Canada. "Nobody" was the 1982 BMI Song of the Year, awarded for receiving more radio airplay than any other single that year.
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    In 1982, from her Just Sylvia studio album, the singer released the single "Nobody", which reached No. 1 on the country music charts, hit No. 15 on Billboards Hot 100 chart, and sold more than a million copies.
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  • 1981
    Drifter was the title of her 1981 RCA debut studio album.
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    In 1981 her song "Drifter" hit No. 1 on the country charts, and two other songs, "The Matador" and "Heart on the Mend" landed in the Top 10. "The Matador" was country music's first conceptual music video to air on CMT.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1980
    In 1980 she released another single, "It Don't Hurt to Dream".
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  • 1979
    After auditioning for Dave & Sugar, Sylvia was signed as a solo artist by RCA Records in 1979.
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  • 1976
    Sylvia was born in Kokomo, Indiana. She began performing at age three when she was asked to sing at a small local church. This set Sylvia on a course that eventually led her to Nashville on December 26, 1976.
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  • OTHER
  • 1956
    Born on December 9, 1956.
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