These albums all earned Gold or higher certification, and produced several chart singles, including his debut "Should've Been a Cowboy", which topped the country charts and was the most-played country song of the 1990s.
The song has received three million spins since its release, according to Broadcast Music Incorporated.
His next three albums, Pull My Chain, Unleashed, and Shock'n Y'all, produced three more number ones each, and all of the albums were certified 4x Platinum.
Many of these songs, not only of happiness and love, but also of heartbreak and sorrow, were written about the women and men in these artists’ lives.
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A second Greatest Hits package followed in 2004, and after that, he released Honkytonk University.
When Dream Works closed in 2005, Keith founded the label Show Dog Nashville, which merged with Universal South Records to become Show Dog-Universal Music in December 2009.