A Dallas native, Steve Holy is the youngest in a large family that boasts eight children. He credits his parents and long-time friend Johnnie High as being the most influential figures in his life. He also credits his brothers and sisters with "keeping his feet firmly planted on the ground." His personal goal is to always remain approachable.
A few years ago, he was among 500 hopefuls who auditioned for a spot on the renowned Johnnie High Country Revue in Arlington, Texas, the same show that would later launch Curb recording artists LeAnn Rimes and Shane McAnally. He finished first in the competition and less than a year later was voted entertainer of the year by the fans. He also became an annual favorite performing three times at the Miss Texas Pageant.
After spending several years on the Texas circuit, Holy was signed to Nashville label Curb Records. His debut single, "Don't Make Me Beg," was released in October 1999. After two more Top 20 singles, his biggest triumph came with the release of his fourth single "Good Morning Beautiful." The song was not only featured in the Jennifer Lopez movie Angel Eyes, but it also gave a boost to his career by becoming his first No. 1.
Refusing to be labeled musically, he credits country music greats Charlie Rich, Mickey Gilley and John Conlee for influencing and inspiring his music. He will also let you know that Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke and a variety of Doo-Wop groups play a major role in his vocal style and on-stage persona.
After following "Good Morning Beautiful" with several middle-charting singles, Holy scored another No. 1 hit in 2006 with "Brand New Girlfriend," followed by an album of the same name on Curb Records.
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