lead singer of Restless Heart
lead singer of Lonestar
Larry Stewart, an American country music icon is best known for his role as lead singer of the country band Restless Heart. A voice you’ve heard on 26 Billboard Hits, 14 Top 10’s, 6 #1’s, plus has garnered Grammy, CMA and ACM group of the year awards and nominations.
Starting in 1993, Stewart also recorded four solo albums charting eight singles including a top 5 with “Alright Already” on the Billboard Hot Country Singles charts before reuniting with Restless Heart in 2002. The group is celebrating their 35th year with all five original members and was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.
Restless Heart Hits include: “The Bluest Eyes In Texas,” “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “When She Cries,” “That Rock Won’t Roll,” “Why Does It have To Be (Wrong or Right)” and many more.
Richie McDonald has long been one of music's most accomplished and wide-ranging talents. Recognized as one of country's best singers and a polished and engaging entertainer, McDonald is the face and voice of Lonestar, ranked among the genre's preeminent groups. As one of the industry's most successful songwriters, he has penned some of the era's most memorable songs and earned a mantle full of awards and nominations.
The list of accomplishments McDonald brings is among music's most noteworthy. His is the voice behind songs like "Amazed," "Smile" and "No News" and the pen behind songs like "My Front Porch Looking In" and "Let Them Be Little." He has earned six gold and platinum albums, several CMA and ACM awards as well as BMI awards for songwriting. In writing and singing "I'm Already There," he was responsible for a song embraced so warmly by the military and their families it became an unofficial anthem for U.S. troops serving the Middle East. He has also written songs recorded by John Michael Montgomery, Clay Walker, Billy Dean, Sara Evans and the Wilkinsons, among others.