From Georgia to Nashville, Billy Currington has a story to tell. The country star had to grind his way to the top and now that he has made it, he is going to enjoy every second of being the talk of the town.
Currington had to make more than one attempt just to settle in Nashville. Yes, the ride wasn’t easy but then that is exactly what makes the success he is enjoying all the more special. Constantly on the road performing for his fans, he is all set to spend a considerable time on the road this year too. If you want to join him on the ride, then book your Billy Currington tickets now.
The Formative Years
Born in Savannah, Georgia, Billy Currington made the move to Nashville after finishing high school to kick-start his country music journey. That did not last for long but Currington never gave up and returned to the Music City a while later. This time he found a job in a concrete company and that gave him the foundation to start performing in small clubs on the side.
Not only that, but he also began to work as a personal trainer. A client of his helped him record a few demo tapes and write songs. His struggle paid off in the year 2003 and he signed a recording contract with Mercury Records.
Success Comes Calling
Billy Currington released his debut self-titled album on September 30, 2003. The first single was titled Walk a Little Straighter and it became Currington’s first Top 10 hit as it went to peak at the eighth spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. He then came out with his second single titled I Got a Feelin. The track was also from his debut studio album and it turned out to be an even bigger hit as it peaked at the fifth spot on the US Hot Country Songs.
He was just getting started.
Billy Currington released his second album titled “Doin’ Somethin’ Right” on October 18, 2005. It received four and a half stars out of five from AllMusic and peaked at the second position on the US Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The record also climbed to the eleventh position on the Billboard 200. Two singles from the album Must be Doin’ Somethin’ Right and Good Directions climbed to the number one spot. The album sold well over a million copies to go platinum in the US.
The Hits Keep On Coming
Billy Currington has released four studio albums since then. Two of those records have been certified gold in the US. He has also released plenty of hit singles since then. People Are Crazy, the single from the album “Little Bit of Everything” was certified two times platinum while the track Let Me Down Easy from the album “Enjoy Yourself” was certified platinum in the United States.
Billy Currington has also been nominated for one Grammy Award in the category of Male Country Vocal Performance for his single People Are Crazy. He has also earned two Academy of Country Music Award nominations. Currington has won a CMT Music Award in the category of the “Hottest Video of the Year” for the song Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right.
Billy Currington Tour Tickets
Billy Currington might not have released any new album since 2015 when “Summer Forever” hit the stores but he has been a constant presence on the touring circuit. Now he is at it again and will not only be performing at some major festivals but will also hit arenas all across the country. Billy Currington tour tickets are expected to be in demand when he goes on the road so book your tickets as early as possible.