Chris Stapleton

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Born: 04/15/1978 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Filmography

Actor (9)

Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

2016 CMT Music Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

51st Academy of Country Music Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

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CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

CMT Artists of the Year 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

Saturday Night Live 2016 (Tv Show)

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The 49th Annual CMA Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer
Music (7)

Hell or High Water 2016 (Movie)

("Outlaw State Of Mind") (Song)

Hell or High Water 2016 (Movie)

("Outlaw State Of Mind") (Song Performer)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip 2015 (Movie)

("South Side") (Song)

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Late Show With David Letterman 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

Country Strong 2010 (Movie)

("Talk Is Cheap") (Song)

Valentine's Day 2010 (Movie)

"Keep On Lovin' You" (Song)

EDUCATION

Vanderbilt University

1996 - 1997

Milestones

2015

Released his debut solo album, Traveller.

2013

Performed the Don Williams song, "Amanda," at the Grand Ole Opry with his wife Morgane.

2010

Founded the Southern rock band The Jompson Brothers.

2009

Won an International Bluegrass Music Association Award for "Emerging Artist of the Year."

2008

Sang lead vocals with the band The SteelDrivers.

Popular songs include "Nobody To Blame" and "Tennessee Whiskey".

Known for such albums as "Traveller"

Bonus Trivia

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Brother, father, and both grandathers are coal miners.

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Began collaborating with songwriter Steve Leslie while still living in Kentucky.

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Relocated from Lexington, Kentucky to Nashville, Tennessee in 2001 to pursue a recording career.

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Worked as a songwriter for 15 years before landing a recording contract as a solo artist.

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Frequently performed live with his wife Morgane Stapleton providing harmonies and backing vocals.

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A duet with Justin Timberlake at the 2015 CMA Awards marked Stapleton's mainstream debut.

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