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About Chris Young
Chris Young is a country music artist who rose to fame as the winner of the popular singing competition show Nashville Star in 2006. Ever since, he has been one of the top hit makers in the country music world. His contributions have won him numerous awards and honors, including the recent induction into the prestigious Grand Ole Opry.
His recent album release Losing His Sleep is earning rave reviews from fans and critics alike. He is gearing up for the album’s promotional tour, which has Kane Brown and Lanco as guest acts. Chris Young tickets for these and other upcoming appearances are available here.
Chris Young was born on June, 12, 1985, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. His entire family was inclined towards country music. His grandfather Richard Yates was a performer on the Louisiana Hayride. Hence, no one was surprised when Young showed interest in performing arts at an early age. While in high school, Young used to take part in children’s theatre productions, school choir and performed gigs at local clubs. In the year 2000, he gave a group performance called A Night at the Palladium in which he was a mariachi singer. During his college days, he toured frequently and performed over 150 shows a year. The exposure gave him an understanding about the importance of crowd interaction.
Encouraged by his fans and friends, Chris Young auditioned for Nashville Star in 2006, the singing competition show on USA Network and eventually won the contest.
Following his spectacular Nashville Star win, offers came pouring in from record labels. Young signed a deal with RCA Records under which he released his debut self-titled album. The record reached the third spot on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Its singles, Drinkin Me Lonely and You’re Gonna Love Me were two of the biggest hit songs.
Young’s third single, Voices came out in May of 2008. It was his first entry on the Top 40.
Chris Young’s second studio album The Man I Want To Be came out in September of 2009. It comprises covers of Tony Joe White's Rainy Night in Georgia and Waylon Jennings’ Rose in Paradise. The record’s title track and the single Getting You Home were both number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
The year 2011 saw the release of Young’s third studio album titled Neon. Comprising singles such as You, I Can Take It From Here, Tomorrow and the title track, the record sold more than 72,000 copies within the first week of release. Young co-wrote seven of the total ten songs on the album.
Over the following years, Young continued to entertain his fans with one hit after another. His first Christmas album titled It Must Be Christmas was released via RCA Records in October of 2016. It debuted in the top five on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Young co-wrote two of the album’s total ten tracks.
His most recent record Losing My Sleep hit the shelves on October 20, 2017. It is fast gaining popularity among the fans and critics. AllMusic described the album in the following words: “Every element of Losing Sleep unfolds so easily, it feels inevitable, and it's so polished it can seem like nothing but mood music, but repeated plays reveal that this is more than atmosphere.”
Chris Young Tour Tickets
In a career span of a little over a decade, Chris Young has bagged two American Country Awards and received a nomination at the Grammys. The young singer, talented songwriter and dynamic live performer recently became a member of the Grand Ole Opry as well.
The country singer is ready to kick off the Losing My Sleep Tour in January of 2018. Prior to the tour, he has a number of performances lined up in November and December as well. Chris Young tour tickets for all his upcoming shows are available here. Buy yours and join the country crooner as he sets the stage on fire.