Rhett Akins

Rhett Akins



Thomas Rhett Akins, Sr. (born October 13, 1969) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Signed to Decca Records between 1994 and 1997, he released two albums for that label (1995's A Thousand Memories and 1996's Somebody New), followed by 1998's What Livin's All About on MCA Nashville. Friday Night in Dixie was released in 2002 on Audium Entertainment. Overall, Akins's albums have accounted for fourteen singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs, including the number one "Don't Get Me Started" from 1996.

Although he has not charted a single since 2006, Akins has written singles for other country music singers, primarily as one-third of the songwriting team The Peach Pickers alongside Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip. Akins' son, Thomas Rhett, is also a country singer.



Tom Sawyer
Tom Sawyer is a 2000 direct-to-video animated film from MGM Animation and was released in the year 2000.
Friday Night in Dixie
Friday Night in Dixie is the fourth studio album by American country music artist Rhett Akins.
A Thousand Memories
A Thousand Memories is the debut album of American country music artist Rhett Akins.
That Ain't My Truck
"That Ain't My Truck" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Rhett Akins.

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Little Big Town, Midland, Cole Swindell Added To 'ACM Stories, Songs & Stars'
  –  April 5, 2018
Songwriters RHETT AKINS, HILLARY LINDSEY, and JOSH OSBORNE have also joined the bill, which will include surprise guests, as well. Portions of event proceeds will benefit ACM LIFTING LIVES, which works to lift lives through the power of music. The show is ...
Thomas Rhett Crashes Tin Pan South to Sing With His Dad, Rhett Akins [Watch]
  –  April 5, 2018
Thomas Rhett surprised Tin Pan South attendees on Tuesday (April 3) during his dad's set at the songwriting festival, taking the stage to perform a special song. Rhett Akins hosted the BMI showcase, Rhett Akins & Friends, and throughout the night invited ...
Thomas Rhett and Rhett Akins Dig Up Years-Old Song for Tin Pan South 2018 [WATCH]
  –  April 4, 2018
Rhett Akins' Tuesday night (April 3) show, part of the annual Tin Pan South songwriters' festival, began with a special guest: his son, Thomas Rhett. Together, the two treated the crowd to a brief performance of the first song they ever wrote together.
Nine Country-Pop Collabs That Are Better Together
  –  April 3, 2018
Both young men grew up surrounded with families full of music. Rhett had his father, country singer-songwriter Rhett Akins. And Jonas had the Jonas Brothers, the sibling band he was part of from the time he was 13 until he was about 20, when he and his ...
A new Friday arena concert announced for Boise country fans? Get me some of that
  –  April 2, 2018
Rhett is the son of country singer Rhett Akins, and he’s known for the hit singles “It Goes Like This,” “Get Me Some of That,” Die a Happy Man” and many more. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. April 6 at ICTickets for $31.75, $56.75 and $76.75.
ACM Charity Lifting Lives Brings Country's 'Courage and Commitment' to Las Vegas
  –  April 2, 2018
Also taking part in Party for a Cause: new female vocalist winner Lauren Alaina,Rhett Akins, Rodney Atkins, Kristian Bush, Cam, Lindsay Ell, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Scotty McCreery, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, RaeLynn, Cole Swindell and Chris Young. This year ...
Thomas Rhett returning to Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena for third time
  –  April 2, 2018
But Rhett had been immersed in music long before he hit the road. The son of country singer and songwriter Rhett Akins, Thomas Rhett Akins would join his father on stage while he was growing up in Georgia, playing drums. And it was with his dad that Rhett ...
Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss to Sing for Daryle Singletary at Free Concert
  –  March 15, 2018
Artists performing at the memorial include Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Chris Young, Darryl Worley, Josh Turner, Andy Griggs, Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip, Mo Pitney, Pete Schlegel, Curtis Wright, and Jeff and Sheri Easter. The event will be ...
Thomas Rhett Duets With NFL Star Peyton Manning
  –  March 13, 2018
Manning hopped onstage with Thomas Rhett for a fun duet on Rhett Akins' 1995 smash, "That Ain't My Truck" (Rhett Akins is Thomas Rhett's father). The duet occurred at the Celebration of Caring Gala at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN ...


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