Rhett Akins

Music has always been in Rhett Akins’ blood. The Valdosta, GA. native grew up in a close-knit family that supported his musical interests and his desire to pursue music as a career.

 

One of Rhett’s song demo tapes found its way to the reactivated Decca Records label. Impressed by what they heard, they quickly signed Rhett to a recording contract. In 1995 his first album, A Thousand Memories was released to critical acclaim and spawned his first # 1 single and a song he co-wrote “That Ain’t My Truck”. That success was duplicated the following year with his second #1 single, “Don’t Get Me Started”, from his follow up album “Somebody New”.

 

Rhett has an incredible 28 career number one singles as a songwriter, including: “Dirt On My Boots” by Jon Pardi, “All Over Me” by Josh Turner, “Gimmie That Girl” by Joe Nichols, “Put A Girl In It” by Brooks & Dunn, “Take A Back Road” by Rodney Atkins, “I Don’t What This Night To End” by Luke Bryan, “I Can Take It From There” by Chris Young, “All About Tonight”, “Honey Bee” and “Boys Round Here”, all three by Blake Shelton, “Point At You” by Justin Moore, “Hey Girl” by Billy Currington, “When She Says Baby” by Jason Aldean, “Get Me Some Of That” and “It Goes Like This” by Thomas Rhett and many others.

 

Akins was named BMI’s songwriter of the year in 2011 and received Triple Play Awards in January 2012, 2014, and 2018 for having three number one singles in a 12 month period. Most recently, he was named 2018 ACM Songwriter of the Year.

 

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#1 SONGS
  • “Life Changes” – Thomas Rhett
  • “Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
  • “Boys Round Here” – Blake Shelton
  • “Hey Girl” – Billy Currington
  • “Honey Bee” – Blake Shelton
  • “Small Town Boy” – Dustin Lynch
  • “Get Me Some Of That” – Thomas Rhett
  • “Tonight Looks Good On You” – Jason Aldean
  • “I Know Somebody” – LoCash
  • “Young & Crazy” – Frankie Ballard
  • “Star Of The Show” – Thomas Rhett
  • “Ready Set Roll” – Chase Rice
  • “Mind Reader” – Dustin Lynch
  • “Take A Back Road” – Rodney Atkins
  • “Just Getting’ Started” – Jason Aldean
  • “I Don’t Want This Night To End” – Luke Bryan
  • “It Goes Like This” – Thomas Rhett
  • “When She Says Baby” – Jason Aldean
  • “All About Tonight” – Blake Shelton
  • “All Over Me” – Josh Turner
  • “Gimmie That Girl” – Joe Nichols
  • “Huntin’, Fishin’, & Lovin’ Every Day” – Luke Bryan
  • “Put a Girl In It” – Brooks & Dunn
  • “Point At You” – Justin Moore
  • “I Can Take It From There” – Chris Young
  • “Don’t Get Me Started” – Rhett Akins
  • “That Ain’t My Truck” – Rhett Akins

 

TOP 5 SONGS
  • “Farmer’s Daughter” – Rodney Atkins
  • “I Lived It” – Blake Shelton
  • “Parking Lot Party” – Lee Brice
  • “Small Town Throwdown” – Brantley Gilbert
  • “That Don’t Sound Like You” – Lee Brice

 

  • “The Difference” – Current Tyler Rich single
  •  “What Happens In A Small Town” – Current Bradley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell single

 

Other cuts by: Jack Ingram, Craig Morgan, Billy Currington, Jerrod Niemann, Trent Willman, Reba McEntire, Tyler Farr, Justin Moore

 

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Chris Wallin

With his unique gift for finding the extraordinary in ordinary life, Chris Wallin has established himself as one of Nashville’s most sought-after songwriters.

For the past several years, Wallin has topped the charts with classics-in-the-making for the industry’s biggest stars including, “Love Me If You Can” by Toby Keith, “Don’t Blink” by Kenny Chesney, “I’m Tryin’” for Trace Adkins, “Something To Be Proud Of” and “Speed” by Montgomery Gentry.

Raised in the small town in East Tennessee Wallin was influenced by the likes of Jim Croce, James Taylor and Merle Haggard, as well as his own musical family – especially his mother, a singer herself. She recorded and performed in Nashville for a time, and the experience made an indelible impression on the seven-year-old Chris.

He began writing songs at age 12 and, perhaps inevitably, moved to Music City several years later, making the dues-paying rounds of writer’s nights and songwriting contests. He caught a break when his songs caught the ear of a small publishing company (co-owned by eventual Taylor Swift collaborator Liz Rose), helping to launch him on a professional career that has led to award-winning collaborations with fellow hit-makers like Jim Collins, Craig Wiseman, Tim Nichols and Jeffrey Steele.

Artists who have cut Chris’s songs include Lorrie Morgan, Sammy Kershaw, Trace Adkins, Michael Peterson, Anthony Smith, Jeffrey Steele, Neal McCoy, Brad Paisley, Joe Diffie, Diamond Rio, and many more.

 

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  • “Love Me If You Can” – Toby Keith  #1
  • “Don’t Blink” – Kenny Chesney  6 week #1
  • “Something To Be Proud Of” – Montgomery Gentry  2 week #1
  • “I’m Tryin” – Trace Adkins  #5
  •  “Speed” – Montgomery Gentry  #5
  • “People Loving People” –  Garth Brooks  #19

 

Other cuts by:  Brad Paisley, Lorrie Morgan, Montgomery Gentry, Sammy Kershaw, Trace Adkins, Michael Peterson, Confederate Railroad, Neal McCoy, Joe Diffie, Diamond Rio, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith