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Chris Stapleton
   
Number of songs: 4 | Total weeks on charts: 151
Appearing in a total number of: 8 charts | Total period running: 1479 days
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Biography

Christopher Alvin "Chris" Stapleton (born April 15, 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky) is an American country, bluegrass, and rock musician signed to Universal Music Group Nashville. He is an established songwriter. with four number one songs including the 5-week number one "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, “Love's Gonna Make It Alright” recorded by George Strait and "Come Back Song" recorded by Darius Rucker. As a writer for Sea Gayle Music, over 150 of Stapleton's songs have appeared on albums by such artists as Adele, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley, and he has several notable co-writers including Vince Gill, Peter Frampton and Sheryl Crow. 

Stapleton was born in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, but raised in Paintsville, Kentucky. His father was a coal miner. Stapleton moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2001 to focus on songwriting and pursue a music career. 

Stapleton was the lead singer and guitarist of the bluegrass band The SteelDrivers in 2008–2010, and was nominated for three Grammy Awards as a member of the band, including Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for the songs "Blue Side of the Mountain" and "Where Rainbows Never Die", and Best Bluegrass Album for Reckless. He won an International Bluegrass Music Association Award for "Emerging Artist of the Year." 
Stapleton has also won six ASCAP Awards and has contributed to the soundtracks of several feature films, including Cars 2 and Valentine’s Day. 

Stapleton left The SteelDrivers in April 2010 and founded a rock band called The Jompson Brothers. In 2013, Stapleton signed to Mercury Nashville as a solo artist. His first single, "What Are You Listening To", was released on July 1, 2013. His debut solo album, Traveller, was released on May 5, 2015. 

Discography: 
Traveller - May 5, 2015
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Chris Stapleton in the news
Illiterate Light Announce Debut EP "Sweet Beast," Share New Single "Nuthin's Fair" (04/12/2018) Dearling Releasing New EP In February; "Silver And Gold" Explores The Wide Open Spaces Of Colorado (27/11/2018)
The Wandering Hearts Announce Deluxe Album + UK Tour (24/11/2018) Norah Jones, P!nk, Chris Stapleton To Perform At MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Dolly Parton (22/11/2018)
Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen & Dallas Smith To Headline Country Thunder Saskatchewan (19/11/2018) Khalid's "Location" Is The Most Played Song On Waffle House/TouchTunes Jukeboxes For 2018 (18/11/2018)
ignore (18/11/2018) Jesse Dayton Releases Performance Video For His Protest Song "Charlottesville" (16/11/2018)
Chris Stapleton Wins Three CMA Awards (16/11/2018) The 52nd Annual CMA Awards: Complete List Of Winners (15/11/2018)
Kenny Chesney, Thomas Rhett Announced As Early Winners For The CMA Awards (14/11/2018) Lee Ann Womack Receives ASCAP Golden Note Award (14/11/2018)
Eric Church To Perform At The CMA Awards (14/11/2018) Anderson East Confirms 2019 Headline Dates (14/11/2018)
Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw & Jake Owen To Headline 2019 Country Thunder Wisconsin (12/11/2018)
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