Christopher Alvin Stapleton is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and grew up in Staffordsville, Kentucky, until moving to Nashville, Tennessee, in 2001 to pursue his dream career in music writing songs.
Four days after his arrival in Nashville, Stapleton signed a contract with Sea Gayle Music to write and publish his music. As of 2018 Stapleton has amassed credits writing and co-writing over 170 songs.
He has co-written six number-one country songs including Kenny Chesney\"s five-week number-one \"Never Wanted Nothing More\", George Strait\"s \"Love\"s Gonna Make It Alright\", and Luke Bryan\"s \"Drink a Beer\".
 His songs have appeared on many artists albums including Adele, Brad Paisley, and Dierks Bentley. He has co-written with several artists as well including Vince Gill, Peter Frampton, and Sheryl Crow.
Chris Stapleton has been recognized with several prestigious awards including five Grammy Awards, seven Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, and seven Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. As a vocalist, Stapleton sang lead in two bands before he started recording as a solo artist including a bluegrass ensemble from 2008 to 2010 called The SteelDrivers.
After that, he released his solo debut: the critically acclaimed studio album titled Traveller (2015), which reached number one on the US Billboard 200 and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
His second studio album From A Room: Volume 1 was released in May 2017, and earned him a second CMA Award for Album of the Year and also a Grammy Award for Best Country Album. From A Room: Volume 2 was released in December 2017.
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