3 of Hearts (band)

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3 of Hearts
OriginFort Worth, Texas, USA
GenresCountry
Years active2001–2005
LabelsRCA Nashville
Associated actsVictoria Banks, Brian McKnight
Past membersKatie McNeill
Blaire Stroud
Deserea Wasdin
 
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3 of Hearts
OriginFort Worth, Texas, USA
GenresCountry
Years active2001–2005
LabelsRCA Nashville
Associated actsVictoria Banks, Brian McKnight
Past membersKatie McNeill
Blaire Stroud
Deserea Wasdin

3 of Hearts was an American country music trio composed of Blaire Stroud, Katie McNeill, and Deserea Wasdin, all natives of Fort Worth, Texas. Signed to RCA Records in 2001, the trio released its debut album in July of that year. Two of its singles entered the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts, as did their rendition of "The Christmas Shoes".

Biography[edit source | edit]

Blaire Stroud, Katie McNeill, and Desera Wasdin first sang at a funeral; later, they cut a demo tape which was eventually sent to RCA Records, who signed the trio to a record deal in 2000.[1] They recorded the song, "Just Might Change Your Life", which appeared in the film and on the soundtrack for the film, "Where the Heart Is", in the Summer of 2000. 3 of Hearts also embarked on a tour sponsored by Seventeen magazine, in which the trio performed at shopping malls and promoted prom-related fashion trends.[1]

Their debut album, also titled 3 of Hearts, was issued in July 2001. Two of its singles ("Love Is Enough" and "Arizona Rain") entered the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts, peaking at No. 43 and No. 59 respectively. However, 3 of Hearts did not enter Top 40 on the country music charts until early 2002, when their rendition of "The Christmas Shoes" reached a peak of No. 39.

Discography[edit source | edit]

Studio albums[edit source | edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak positions
US Country
[2]
3 of Hearts45

Singles[edit source | edit]

YearSinglePeak positionsAlbum
US Country
[3]
2001"Love Is Enough"433 of Hearts
"Arizona Rain"59
2002"The Christmas Shoes"39Non-album song

Music videos[edit source | edit]

YearVideo
2001"Love Is Enough"

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ a b Cohoon, Rick. "3 of Hearts biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-12-26. 
  2. ^ "3 of Hearts Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Archived from the original on 5 July 2011. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "3 of Hearts Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Archived from the original on 5 July 2011. Retrieved July 3, 2011.