Gil Grand (born Gilles Lagrandeur on January 8, 1968 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada) is a country music singer, best known for his hit "Famous First Words." In 1998, Gil Grand left home and headed for Nashville, Tennessee. He would eventually sign a major US record deal with Sony Music Nashville's Monument Records. His debut album, Famous First Words, immediately gained the attention and accolades of the country music industry. He received three CCMA nominations including Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and Wrangler Rising Star.