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Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

 

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Christopher Alvin Stapleton[1][2] (born April 15, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter[3][4] and guitarist.[5] Born and raised in Kentucky, Stapleton moved to Nashville, Tennessee where he started a career as a songwriter, contributing to the repertoire of numerous artists. As a vocalist, Stapleton led two music groups before releasing three studio albums as a soloist. His musical styles, which incorporate a wide variety of genres, include country music, southern rock and bluegrass.

Stapleton served as the frontman of bluegrass group The SteelDrivers from 2008 to 2010. Thereafter, he released his critically acclaimed debut studio album Traveller (2015), which reached number one on the US Billboard 200 and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His second studio album From A Room: Volume 1 was released in May 2017, and gave him his second wins for Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year and Grammy Award for Best Country Album. From A Room: Volume 2 was released in December 2017.

Stapleton has co-written six country number-one songs[6] including the five-week number-one "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, "Love's Gonna Make It Alright" recorded by George Strait, "Drink a Beer" recorded by Luke Bryan, and "Come Back Song" recorded by Darius Rucker.[7] Over 150 of Stapleton's songs have appeared on albums by such artists as Adele, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, and Dierks Bentley.[8] Among other artists, he has co-written with Vince Gill, Peter Frampton and Sheryl Crow.[9] He is the recipient of several accolades, including five Grammy Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards and seven Country Music Association Awards.

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I Want Love
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I Want Love is a song by musical artist Chris Stapleton, released on March 16, 2018.
From A Room: Volume 2
 
From A Room: Volume 2 is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton, released on December 1, 2017 through Mercury Nashville.
Tryin' To Untangle My Mind
Song
Tryin' To Untangle My Mind is a song by musical artist Chris Stapleton, released on November 17, 2017.
Scarecrow In The Garden
Song
Scarecrow In The Garden is a song by musical artist Chris Stapleton, released on November 3, 2017.

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Chris Stapleton Releases New Single, 'Millionaire'
  –  April 10, 2018
Fresh off the success of Chris Stapleton's first No. 1 hit ... "It’s been great," continues the singer, "and it was a good plan, and I’m real happy with the way things are turning out. But we’ll probably not be recording anything real soon.
Chris Stapleton Couldn’t Refuse the Offer to Record Elton John’s ‘I Want Love’
  –  April 5, 2018
The minute Chris Stapleton heard Sir Elton John’s voice on the phone asking him to be a part of an upcoming cover project, the country singer jumped right on board to be a part of it all. Calling the phone call “surreal” among many life-changing ...
Chris Stapleton Scores First Number One Song As An Artist
  –  March 22, 2018
Chris Stapleton has landed his first number one song on the Country Radio Airplay charts with "Broken Halos." He's scored multiple number one tracks as a songwriter but this marks his first chart topper as a recording artist and songwriter. He wrote the ...
Chris Stapleton Leads 2018 Country Grammy Winners
  –  January 29, 2018
But on Sunday night (Jan. 28), the Grammys turned out to be the biggest night for one country star, Chris Stapleton. The country singer-songwriter took home three of the four Grammy Awards in the country categories, and he performed with the Recording ...
Three Chords & The Truth: Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett get most ACM nominations
  –  April 11, 2018
Reba knows a thing or two about winning music awards, and she will be the host of the ACM ... Leading the ACM nominations is Chris Stapleton with eight; Thomas Rhett, six; Keith Urban and Shane McAnally, five each; Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris, four ...
Thomas Rhett on New Tour, Timberlake Choreography, Writing With Chris Stapleton
  –  April 10, 2018
his 10-year-plan inspired by Kenny Chesney and how his pal Chris Stapleton gave him the best advice on bridging the gap between country and pop music. What was it like debuting this new production on tour? It's terrifying until you finally get up there.
Sloss Fest Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Arcade Fire, War on Drugs and Chris Stapleton
  –  April 9, 2018
This year’s lineup features Arcade Fire, who’s announced a summer tour, War on Drugs, who will be performing at XpoNential Festival, and Chris Stapleton, who will be performing at Pilgrimage Festival. Sloss Music & Arts Festival is an annual festival ...
Chris Stapleton describes his 'wonderfully strange' call from Elton John
  –  April 6, 2018
Chris Stapleton said yes is the only answer ... (Photo: submitted) Stapleton recently said in an interview for Amazon Music that a call from John is “one of the strangest phone calls you’re gonna get, if you ever get that phone call.”
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival Passes On Sale NOW – feat. JACK WHITE, CHRIS STAPLETON, LIONEL RICHIE + more
  –  April 5, 2018
Experience why Rolling Stone called Pilgrimage “a festival to watch” and “one of the South’s premier festivals” by The Tennessean with a 2-Day Pilgrimage pass ($185) OR 2-Day VIP Village pass ($975) as well as on-site parking passes for $ ...
Chris Stapleton Couldn’t Refuse the Offer to Record Elton John’s ‘I Want Love’
  –  April 5, 2018
The minute Chris Stapleton heard Sir Elton John’s voice on the phone ... And, ‘I’ll do my best, Sir Elton,’” Stapleton explained during an interview with Amazon Music. Although some musicians may look at the task as a fun one, Stapleton just ...
Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris Among ACM Awards' Hottest Contenders
  –  April 2, 2018
The nominations for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards reflect the constant reinvention of a tradition-rich genre. Almost three years have passed since Chris Stapleton released his acclaimed debut album, Traveller, and took home multiple ACM honors ...
Five thoughts: Chris Stapleton at MGM Grand Garden (March 23)
  –  March 30, 2018
Five-time Grammy-winning country music star Chris Stapleton wowed a near-capacity crowd of about 16,000 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 23. The 18-song, two-hour-long performance included Stapleton’s latest radio single and current No. 1 hit ...

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