Chris Stapleton skyrocketed to fame after his huge CMA night in 2015. His smash performance with Justin Timberlake coupled with his surprise wins pushed Stapleton to the forefront of everyone’s minds. Stapleton’s debut solo album, Traveller, was one of 2015’s most lauded albums, and continues to hold a place on the charts and be talked about. As far as the majority of mainstream music fans are concerned, Stapleton was an overnight star that just came out of nowhere, but to those of us who are attuned to the whole genre, shadows and all, we knew different. Stapleton has been in the music business for over a decade, both as a songwriter and an artist. ... read more!
Last night Vegas went country in a BIG way! The 51st Annual ACM Awards took Sin City by storm and proved to be a pretty good show! ... read more!
Big CONGRATS are in order! The Academy of Country Music® today revealed the winners for the 51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDSTM newcomer categories. Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Stapleton and Old Dominion have been named New Female Artist of the Year, New Male Artist of the Year and New Duo/Group of the Year, respectively. ... read more!
Mercury Nashville artist Chris Stapleton’s career continues its break out status. His current powerful new video interpretation to “Fire Away” off his “Traveler” album is one that will take you into the world of the sadness of mental illness and suicide. The video, directed by Tim Mattia, portrays a young married couple as they start their road to happiness and then the curve turns to dealing with his wife’s mental illness and repeated suicide attempts. ... read more!
Chris Stapleton….you’re just AWESOME! On the heels of his BIG win at the Grammy’s the immensely talented singer/songwriter stopped by Jimmy Kimmel for a hilarious skit of singing the words people hate. ... read more!
Mercury Nashville’s Chris Stapleton released his debut album, Traveller, to overwhelming critical acclaim in May and it is the best-selling first week album by a debut country artist in 2015. Last week 13.6 million viewers tuned in to the 49th Annual CMA Awards and saw the soulful singer in a remarkable on-stage collaboration with superstar and good friend Justin Timberlake. ... read more!