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Facts About Country Music Artist Chris Young

Chris Young is a rising country music star. Get to know him with these great facts.

Chris Young is a country music artist who is quickly making a name for himself. Chris has been around awhile, but with two songs hitting #1 in 2010 people are starting to take notice of who this guy actually is and what he can do in the music business. Get to know Chris with these facts about this country music star.

  • Chris won the show "Nashville Star" in 2006. He sang his original song "Drinkin' Me Lonely" on the show.
  • He went on tour with the show before starting tours of his own and as an opening act for other big name country music stars.
  • Chris is a huge fan of Keith Whitley.
  • He is a recording artist for RCA records.
  • He has two albums out, but also recorded an older one which is hard to find. He also has a Christmas CD, but this one is hard to get your hands on as well.
  • Chris recorded a duet with Willie Nelson on his latest album. The song is called "Rose in Paradise."
  • He is on tour right now opening up for Rascal Flats.
  • His first #1 song is called "Gettin' You Home." Most people know this song as "The Black Dress Song." If you ever go to one of his concerts, you will notice a lot of women wearing black dresses.
  • Chris has gone on one USO tour supporting troops overseas. He plans to go again. His sister Dot is now in the armed forces.
  • His song "The Man I Want To Be" has also hit #1 in 2010.
  • He was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee near Nashville.
  • Chris's birthday is June 12, 1985.
  • He has a very supportive family. His stepfather Michael raised him and is dad to him.
  • He was on tour with Alan Jackson a large part of 2010.
  • Chris used his real family in the video for his song "Voices." You can see his mom, dad, and more in the video. His sister Dot could not make it so he made sure a picture of her was in the video.
  • He is working on a new album now in early 2011.
  • His middle name is Alan.
  • He attended Oakland High School in Tennessee.
  • Chris does enjoy writing music.
  • He does Meet n Greet with his fans and is amazing!

Sources: www.chrisyoungcountry.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Young_%28singer%29

various concerts of this star

http://www.theboot.com/2010/06/09/chris-young-interview/

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Comments (3)
Ranked #26 in Music & Musicians

I am such a huge Country Music fan. Chris Young is an amazing artist. Well done on this article. Enjoyed reading it.

Thanks for the facts about Chris Young.

A great snapshot of a rising star!

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