Martina McBride in 2010
|Birth name||Martina Mariea Schiff|
|Born||July 29, 1966
Sharon, Kansas, U.S.
|Origin||Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Genres||Country, country pop|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, producer|
|Labels||RCA Nashville, Republic Nashville|
|Associated acts||Paul Worley, Jim Brickman|
Martina Mariea Schiff (born July 29, 1966), known professionally as Martina McBride, is an American country music singer and songwriter. McBride has been called the "Celine Dion of Country Music" for her big-voiced ballads and soprano range. She debuted around 1992, having five #1 singles between 1995 and 2001 and another during 2003. She has had a string of major hit singles.