Eric Paslay (2014)
The Work Tapes (EP) (2017)
Middle Tennessee State University
Growing up in Texas, Eric Paslay was exposed to country music at a young age. His family members were in a band and he found a love for music and songwriting at a young age. Paslay began playing guitar at the age of 15 and wrote songs in his free time. Eric attended Middle Tennessee State University and graduated with a degree a Bachelor of Science. After his senior year, Paslay got an internship with Cal4 Entertainment which eventually led to him to a publishing deal.
After signing a deal with EMI Records Nashville in 2011, Paslay’s songs he had helped write for other artists hit #1 on the country charts. That same year, Paslay dropped his debut single Never Really Wanted which reached #4 on the Billboard Country Charts. Since then, Paslay has continued to release new music and in 2016 was nominated for a Grammy for Best Country Duo/ Group Performance for his song The Driver with Charles Kelly and Dierks Bentley. This year, Paslay released a new single Young Forever and is currently on tour.