Shooting to fame following his 2006 win of talent contest, Nashville Star, Chris Young (born June 12th 1985) is an American country music artist from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA.
His traditional country style and powerful baritone has gained Young many fans across the spectrum of country music, looking back to the likes of Hank Williams and Randy Travis, moving away from pop-country or country with rock influences which began to dominate the modern scene.
Following a Grammy award nomination, Chris Young had cemented his place in the world of country music. His talents garnered further chart success with the 2011 single, “Tomorrow,” becoming his fourth straight number one. The album “Neon” was released the same year, featuring a further number one single, “You.”
His fourth studio album “A.M,” released in 2013, showcased two top ten singles, “Aw Naw” and “Who I Am With You.”Young was selected to act as an ambassador for the CMA Songwriter’s Series, which travelled to European countries in an attempt to spread the popularity of country music.