Capitol Nashville artist Trace Adkins is the voice for Kentucky Fried Chicken's new national TV-ad campaign. Atkins' voice will be featured in commercials throughout North America. Atkins beat out mor

Capitol Nashville artist Trace Adkins is the voice for Kentucky Fried Chicken's new national TV-ad campaign. Atkins' voice will be featured in commercials throughout North America. Atkins beat out more than 500 candidates who auditioned to be the voice of KFC.

In other Adkins news, the country singer has a string of television appearances lined up for this spring. He will appear on syndicated game show "Hollywood Squares" during the week of April 4, and will perform April 17 on USA's "Nashville Star." Finally, Adkins will provide the voice for a character of Fox's animated series "King of the Hill" in May.

Adkins' most recent Capitol effort "Comin' on Strong" has sold 318,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The set is at No. 15 on Billboard's Top Country Albums roundup in its 13th week of release.