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Chris Young

Chris Young

  • HOMETOWN:Murfreesboro, Tennessee , United States
  • BIRTHDAY:Jun 12, 1985
  • AGE:33
  • HEIGHT:6'4

ALBUMS:

Chris Young (2006)

The Man I Want To Be (2009)

Neon (2011)

AM (2013)

I’m Comin’ Over (2015)

It Must Be Christmas (2016)

Losing Sleep (2017)

SIBLINGS:

Carter Harris

Dorothy Young

GENDER:

Male

FAMILY NAME:

Harris

SPOUSE GENDER:

Female

PARENTS:

Becky Harris

Michael Harris

ALUMNI OF:

Belmont University

Oakland High School

MEMBER OF:

Recording Academy

EARLY LIFE

Growing up in Tennessee, Chris was interested in country music at a young age. He began singing at his local church and was in multiple school musicals. He performed in his high school choir and drum line as well as local clubs. After high school, he attended Belmont University in hopes of pursuing a career in country music.

MUSIC CAREER

While living in Dallas in 2006, Young auditioned for the reality show Nashville Star in Houston, Texas and ultimately won the show. After winning the show, Young signed a recording contract with RCA Records Nashville and released 3 singles and a self titled album before gaining his first #1 hit song Gettin You Home (The Black Dress Song) in 2009. In 2010 he was nominated as the Academy of Country Music’s top new vocalist alongside Luke Bryan and Jamey Johnson. Since then, Young’s career has skyrocketed and he has won a CMT Music Award, an American Country Award, and a British Country Music Association Award. He has been nominated for 7 other awards including a Grammy for Best Male Country Performance and has released numerous chart topping albums including his 2017 album Losing Sleep. This year, Chris Young will be performing at Country Thunder, We Fest, and multiple other events. 


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