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Chris Stapleton

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Artist Bio

Chris Stapleton boldly introduced himself to the public at-large in 2015 with the release of his breakthrough debut album, Traveller.
Released in May on Mercury Records Nashville, Traveller initially debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Country Albums chart with more than 27,000 albums sold, making it the best-selling first week by a debut country artist in 2015. The album also received immediate and extensive critical acclaim and landed him bookings on “Late Show with David Letterman,” “The View,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” among others.
Following a historic turn on the CMA Awards—Stapleton is the first artist to win Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and New Artist of the Year at the same awards—Traveller became the first album to re-enter the Billboard 200 all-genre album chart at No. 1, where it stayed for two straight weeks. Stapleton also performed on the live awards show with superstar and friend Justin Timberlake, which Entertainment Weekly called, “an unapologetic display of abnormal levels of talent.”
Stapleton capped off the year with four nominations at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards—Album of the Year, Best Country Album, Best Country Song (“Traveller”) and Best Country Solo Performance (“Traveller”).
Co-produced with Dave Cobb, who is also nominated in the Producer of the Year category, Traveller is comprised of songs written throughout Stapleton’s 15-year career and evokes his childhood when country, blues, rock and R&B swirled together to create a distinctive sound that still resonates with modern fans. Beloved by critics, fans and fellow artists, the album has received “Best of 2015” attention at publications as diverse as Rolling Stone, American Songwriter, NPR Music, Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, Stereogum, Taste of Country, Noisey and many more.
Renowned and respected in Nashville, Stapleton has co-written six No. 1 hits for some of country music’s biggest stars and has continually worked as an in-demand session musician, providing masterful backup vocals and guitar work to countless pieces of music.

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News

02/08/2017

Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker And Chris Stapleton Lead Sixth Annual “Must See” Watershed Music And Camping Festival

Nashville, TN - Feb. 8, 2017 - One of the most-anticipated lineup announcements of the festival season, the sixth-annual Watershed Music and Camping Festival revealed today that superstars Luke Bryan,…

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11/11/2016

Morgane Stapleton and Chris Stapleton Perform “You Are My Sunshine” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Morgane Stapleton and Chris Stapleton performed “You Are My Sunshine” on last night’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Watch the full performance HERE. The Stapleton’s rendition of the classic…

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11/04/2016

Chris Stapleton Won “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Music Video of the Year” (“Fire Away”) at The 50th Annual CMA Awards

Chris Stapleton won “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Music Video of the Year” (“Fire Away”) at The 50th Annual CMA Awards. This marks Stapleton’s second consecutive Male Vocalist win…

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