Artist 


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
Clutch Announce Book Of Bad Decisions Tour Dates With Sevendust And Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown (19/06/2018) Mat Kearney Announces Fall 2018 Headlining Tour With Special Guest Atlas Genius (18/06/2018)
"Teen Choice 2018" Turns Up The Heat With First Wave Of Nominees (15/06/2018) The SteelDrivers Announce 2019 Tour Dates (14/06/2018)
Max T. Barnes Releases New Single 'You Gotta Be Putting Me On' (13/06/2018) Lori Mckenna's New Single 'You And Angry Again' Premieres Now; New Album 'The Tree' Out July 20 (09/06/2018)
Jesse Dayton Announces New Album "The Outsider" Out 6/8 (08/06/2018) Blake Shelton Wins First-Ever Video Of The Year Award At The 2018 CMT Music Awards (07/06/2018)
2018 CMT Music Awards Feature This Summer's Newest Music With Multiple World Premiere TV Performances (05/06/2018) Bandsintown And CMT Partner To Drive Artist Discovery In Nashville Leading Into 2018 CMT Music Awards Week (04/06/2018)
How A Vintage Southern Brand Inspired Nashville-Based Singer/Songwriter Amy Stroup's New Album 'Helen Of Memphis' (Aug. 10) (04/06/2018) Carly Pearce, Devin Dawson, Lanco, & More To Perform At The Ram Trucks Side Stage At The 2018 CMT Music Awards (31/05/2018)
2018 CMT Music Awards Adds Backstreet Boys, Carrie Underwood, Little Big Town & More To Performance Lineup (30/05/2018) Dwight Yoakam Debuts New "Music Pretty Horses" & "Then Here Came Monday" Via His SiriusXM Show (26/05/2018)
Full Winners List Of The 2018 Billboard Music Awards (21/05/2018)
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