Chris Stapleton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Chris Stapleton

American country music singer-songwriter

Date of Birth: 15-Apr-1978

Place of Birth: Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Profession: record producer, singer-songwriter

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Chris Stapleton

  • Christopher Alvin Stapleton (born April 15, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer.
  • He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and grew up in Staffordsville, Kentucky, until moving to Nashville, Tennessee, in 2001 to pursue a career in music writing songs.
  • Subsequently, Stapleton signed a contract with Sea Gayle Music to write and publish his music.As of 2018, Stapleton has amassed credits writing and co-writing over 170 songs.
  • He has co-written six number-one country songs including Kenny Chesney's five-week number-one "Never Wanted Nothing More", George Strait's "Love's Gonna Make It Alright", and Luke Bryan's "Drink a Beer".
  • His songs have appeared on many artists albums including Adele, Brad Paisley, and Dierks Bentley.
  • He has co-written with several artists as well including Vince Gill, Peter Frampton, Sheryl Crow and Ed Sheeran.
  • Stapleton has been recognized with several awards including five Grammy Awards, seven Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, and ten Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. As a vocalist, Stapleton sang lead in two bands before he started recording as a solo artist including a bluegrass ensemble from 2008 to 2010 called The SteelDrivers and The Jompson Brothers.
  • After that, he released his solo debut: the critically acclaimed studio album titled Traveller (2015), which reached number one on the US Billboard 200 and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
  • His second studio album From A Room: Volume 1 was released in May 2017, and earned him a second CMA Award for Album of the Year and also a Grammy Award for Best Country Album.
  • From A Room: Volume 2 was released in December 2017.

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