Melinda Gayle "Mindy" McCready (born November 30, 1975) is an American country music singer. Active since 1996, she has recorded a total five studio albums. Her debut album, 1996's Ten Thousand Angels, was released on BNA Records and was certified 2× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA, while 1997's If I Don't Stay the Night was certified Gold. 1999's I'm Not So Tough, her final album for BNA, was less successful, she left the label. A self-titled fourth album followed in 2002 on Capitol Records.
Overall, McCready's four studio albums have accounted for 12 singles on the Billboard country singles charts. This figure includes the Number One hit "Guys Do It All the Time", as well as the Top Ten hits "Ten Thousand Angels" and "A Girl's Gotta Do (What a Girl's Gotta Do)." Although she has not charted a single since 2002, McCready has received significant media coverage regarding personal events in her life. McCready's 5th studio album "I'm Still Here" was released in March 2010 on amazon.com & iTunes. She has sold over 3 million records worldwide