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MEMBERS: Matt Slocum ~ Leigh Nash ~ Dale Baker ~ Justin Carey ~ Sean Kelly ~ T.J. Behling ~ J.J. Plasencio (left in 1996) ~ Tess Wiley (left in 1996)
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Kiss Me" (1999)
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BIGGEST LP: Sixpence None The Richer (1997)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
TIMELINE

Sixpence None The Richerbutton.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer formed in 1992 in Texas when Matt Slocum and Leigh Nash, who had been performing together for 3 years while teenagers, were signed to an independent label. They gradually expanded their group with T.J. Behling, Dale Baker, Tess Wiley, and J.J. Plasencio, and eventually hit it big with their Christian music and pop sensibilities.

1993...

Sixpence None The Richer - The Fatherless And The Widowbutton.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer released The Fatherless And The Widow. The LP was named one of the 10 Best LPs of the year by 'Billboard Critic's Choice.'

1995...

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer released This Beautiful Mess after a few years of relentless touring with such acts a 10,000 Maniacs and The Smithereens.

button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer released the EP Tickets For A Prayer Wheel.

1996...

button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer won a Dove Award for Best Alternative/Modern Rock Album (This Beautiful Mess).

button.gif (123 bytes) Wiley and Plasencio left the band and the band changed labels (from R.E.X. to Squint Entertainment).

1997...

November
Sixpence None The Richer button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer released Sixpence None The Richer.

1999... # 13 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer hit the Top 40 with "Kiss Me" after the track was used in the film She's All That and on the TV show Dawson's Creek.

March
Sixpence None The Richer "Kiss Me" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer hit the Top 10 with "Kiss Me" and the single was certified gold.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer was certified gold.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer hit the Top 40 with "There She Goes" - a song originally performed by The La's.

October
Sixpence None The Richer - "There She Goes" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer hit the Top 10 with "There She Goes."

2000...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("Kiss Me").

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer was certified platinum.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer won a Dove Award for Group of the Year - the previous year, the band was not considered for nominations because they were viewed as too secular.

2001...

button.gif (123 bytes) Nash could be heard helping out Delerium on their dance hit "Innocente (Falling In Love)." Sixpence None The Richer are anticipating their next LP to be ready for the fall.

2002... # 194 Singles Artist of the Year

October
Sixpence None The Richer - Divine Discontentbutton.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer released their next LP, Divine Discontent.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer could be heard with the track "Goodnight Children Everywhere" on the compilation For The Kids.

2003... # 134 Singles Artist of the Year

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer hit the Top 40 with their cover of Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over."

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer won a Dove Award for Modern Rock/Alternative Recorded Song of the Year ("Breathe Your Name").

2004...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Sixpence None The Richer announced they had split up.

button.gif (123 bytes) # 369 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

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