This is How We Grow
Earning Our Place on Earth
Naturipe® is proud to have Grammy Award-winning country artist Billy Dean as its celebrity spokesperson. Dean is working with the fresh berry grower, writing and recording songs for its promotional videos and activities and appearing on behalf of the company at retail events and media tours throughout the year. Dean’s “Earning our Place on Earth” and “A Seed” are featured on a five-song EP, sponsored by Naturipe®.
“I am so honored for this opportunity to help spread Naturipe’s message of great people producing great foods that are good for us through my music,” says Dean. ”I truly believe in what they are doing and I believe it is very important for people to learn more about it. And if I can help do that through writing songs, then I will.”
Billy Dean is an American country music artist, who, to date, has snagged thirteen Top 10 hits and holds four RIAA-certified Gold studio albums. Dean’s biggest hits include “Only Here For A Little While,” “Somewhere In My Broken Heart,” “Billy The Kid” and “Let Them Be Little.”
A native of Quincy, Florida, Billy was raised appreciating the value of music and has a diverse array of musical influences. After attending college on a basketball scholarship, Billy moved to Nashville in 1983 and by 1990 had recorded his first Top 5 Hit “Only Here For A Little While”.
Since then, Billy has transcended genres with his unique repertoire earning numerous awards, including: The Academy of Country Music’s Song of the Year “Somewhere In My Broken Heart”, ACM New Male Vocalist of The Year, BMI Pop Awards, BMI Song Awards, BMI Million Air Plays Award, Country Music Television Rising Star Award, NSAI Song of The Year, and a Grammy for a Country Tribute “Amazing Grace”.
After twelve albums and eleven Top 10 singles spanning a period of eighteen years, Billy has founded the publishing company BDMG (Billy Dean Music Group). Billy continues to make contributions to the Country Music world by building brands with music and empowering children, by being a spokesperson for Averitt Cares For Kids, and Sunkist’s Take A Stand Program.
His latest album “Let Them Be Little” was inspired by those closest to him, his two children Hannah & Eli, and his wife Stephanie. Billy’s illustrious career was recently recognized with a proclamation from the State of Tennessee House of Representatives.