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Brad Douglas Paisley is an American singer-songwriter and musician

InformationDetail
BirthdayOctober 28, 1972
NationalityAmerican
FamousSinger-songwriter, Guitarists, Composers, Country Musicians, Singers, Country Singers
SpousesKimberly Williams-Paisley
Known asBrad Paisley
Childrens Jasper Warren Paisley, William Huckleberry Paisley
Universities
  • John Marshall High School
  • Glen Dale
  • BA Music Business
  • Belmont University
Birth PlaceGlen Dale
Height175cm
GenderMale
FatherDouglas Edward Paisley
MotherSandra Jean Jarvis
Sun SignScorpio
Born inGlen Dale
Famous asAmerican singer-songwriter

// Famous Singer-songwriter

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Who is Brad Douglas Paisley?

Think country music, think cowboy-hat Brad Paisley. His name is synonymous with this genre of music that it is difficult to separate these two images. He burst onto the country music scene with his debut album ‘Who Needs Pictures’ that crossed the 1 million mark—and it says all about this country musician’s talent and popularity. His music seamlessly bridges the traditional country music and Southern rock music. His song writing skills are legendary; some of his early works for other musicians were great hits and proved to be career saviour. The appeal of his songs lies in the frequent reference to pop culture and the delicate wielding of humour. He tours either by himself or with other musicians, performing opening acts for other leading artists or TV programs. He devotes most of his time to working on his albums, playing at civic meetings, or polishing his song writing skills. In other words, this passionate musician’s love for country music appears to consume his time so intensely that an overview of his career establishes him as a man so committed to music who appears to be possessed by it. To learn more about this artist who has scorched up the country charts consistently over the last fifteen years, scroll further.

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Childhood & Early Life

Brad Douglas Paisley was born to Douglas Edward, an employee with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, and Sandra Jean Paisley, a teacher.

When he was eight years old, his maternal grandfather presented him a guitar and taught him to play.

His first song ‘Born on Christmas Day’ was written when he was 13. Soon, he formed a band called Brad Paisley and the C-Notes, and began performing at social events and club get-togethers.

Hearing him perform, the program director of a radio station in West Virginia asked him to be a guest on Jamboree USA. He was soon made a member of the weekly line up and for the next eight years also opened for The Judds, George Jones, and others.

He won a scholarship to Belmont University and interned at ASCAP, Atlantic Records, and Fitzgerald-Hartley. He also met Frank Rogers, Kelley Lovelace, and Chris DuBois with whom he had successful working relationships.

Career

He signed a contract to write songs or EMI Music Publishing within a week of his graduation, and wrote ‘Another You’, released in 1997, for David Kersh and ‘Watching my Baby Not Come Back’, released in 1999 for David Ball. (mention year)

He debuted as a singer with ‘Who Needs Pictures’, released in 1999 and followed it up with his No.1 hits, ‘He Didn’t Have to Be’ and ‘We Danced’.

In 2000, he won the CMA Horizon Award and the Academy of Country Music’s Best New Male Vocalist Trophy.

In 2001, he received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist and later inducted into the Grand Ole Opry—the youngest to join—and his performance at the Grand Ole Opry garnered a CMA nomination for Vocal Event of the Year.

In 2002, he released ‘I’m Gonna Miss Her’ a.k.a ‘The Fishing Song’, and followed it up with ‘I Wish You’d Stay, Wrapped Around’, and ‘Two People Fell in Love’, as part of Part II, which charted at 10.

‘Mud on the Tires’, released in 2003 reached Billboard No.1 the following year; ‘Whiskey Lullaby’, the ninth track was ranked No.2 on the ‘100 Greatest Music Videos’ by CMT.

In support of his album ‘5th Gear’, he played for 1 million fans across 94 cities and over a 10-month period in 2008. Later that year, he worked with Keith Urban on the critically acclaimed Play and kicked off his Part II tour as well.

Paisley co-hosted the CMA Awards in 2009. In addition to Male Vocalist of the Year, his Start a Band event in collaboration with Keith Urban won the Musical Event of the Year award.

In 2011, ‘Old Alabama’, the second single from ‘This is Country Music’ became his 19th no.1 hit. Later that year, he provided voice work for various characters on South Park.

Released in 2013, Wheelhouse had two singles that reached no.2 on the Country Airplay chart: ‘Southern Comfort Zone’ and ‘Beat This Summer’. He is scheduled to join the Rolling Stones onstage later this year.

Major Works

‘Ticks, Online, Letter to Me, I’m Still a Guy, and Waitin on a Woman’, on the album 5th Gear, gave Paisley eight straight no.1 hits; the album got 3 Grammy nominations and won it for Best Country Instrumental for Throttleneck.

‘Whiskey Lullaby’, the ninth track from the double platinum, ‘Mud on the Tires’ reached No.3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks in 2003. Its video was rated No.2 on the ‘100 greatest Music Videos’ by CMT.

Awards & Achievements

In 2006, ‘Time Well Wasted’, won the CMA Award for Best Album and received a Grammy nomination for Best Country Album.

Paisley has undertaken approximately 17 tours, worked on 10 studio albums—most of which have gone double platinum— and won nearly 51 prestigious awards for his music and song writing.

32 of his singles started their run on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart; 18 of them have reached No. 1 with a record 10 consecutive singles reaching the top spot on the chart.

He has won the Academy of Country Music’s Top Male Vocalist of the year 5 times, in addition to 3 Grammys and 2 AMAs.

Personal Life & Legacy

Paisley is married to Kimberly Williams, and they have two sons, William Huckleberry and Jasper Warren.

He is a Freemason and a Noble of the AAONMS or Shriners.

Trivia

This prominent American singer-songwriter and musician works with a steady group of musicians who form his live band ‘The Drama Kings’; they have worked with him since 1999.

// Famous Country Musicians

Brad Douglas Paisley biography timelines

  • // 28th Oct 1972
    Brad Douglas Paisley was born to Douglas Edward, an employee with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, and Sandra Jean Paisley, a teacher.
  • // 1997
    He signed a contract to write songs or EMI Music Publishing within a week of his graduation, and wrote ‘Another You’, released in 1997, for David Kersh and ‘Watching my Baby Not Come Back’, released in 1999 for David Ball. (mention year)
  • // 1999
    He debuted as a singer with ‘Who Needs Pictures’, released in 1999 and followed it up with his No.1 hits, ‘He Didn’t Have to Be’ and ‘We Danced’.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, he won the CMA Horizon Award and the Academy of Country Music’s Best New Male Vocalist Trophy.
  • // 2001
    In 2001, he received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist and later inducted into the Grand Ole Opry—the youngest to join—and his performance at the Grand Ole Opry garnered a CMA nomination for Vocal Event of the Year.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, he released ‘I’m Gonna Miss Her’ a.k.a ‘The Fishing Song’, and followed it up with ‘I Wish You’d Stay, Wrapped Around’, and ‘Two People Fell in Love’, as part of Part II, which charted at 10.
  • // 2003
    ‘Mud on the Tires’, released in 2003 reached Billboard No.1 the following year; ‘Whiskey Lullaby’, the ninth track was ranked No.2 on the ‘100 Greatest Music Videos’ by CMT.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, ‘Time Well Wasted’, won the CMA Award for Best Album and received a Grammy nomination for Best Country Album.
  • // 2008
    In support of his album ‘5th Gear’, he played for 1 million fans across 94 cities and over a 10-month period in 2008. Later that year, he worked with Keith Urban on the critically acclaimed Play and kicked off his Part II tour as well.
  • // 2009
    Paisley co-hosted the CMA Awards in 2009. In addition to Male Vocalist of the Year, his Start a Band event in collaboration with Keith Urban won the Musical Event of the Year award.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, ‘Old Alabama’, the second single from ‘This is Country Music’ became his 19th no.1 hit. Later that year, he provided voice work for various characters on South Park.
  • // 2013
    Released in 2013, Wheelhouse had two singles that reached no.2 on the Country Airplay chart: ‘Southern Comfort Zone’ and ‘Beat This Summer’. He is scheduled to join the Rolling Stones onstage later this year.

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Brad Douglas Paisley's FAQ

  • What is Brad Douglas Paisley birthday?

    Brad Douglas Paisley was born at 1972-10-28

  • Where is Brad Douglas Paisley's birth place?

    Brad Douglas Paisley was born in Glen Dale

  • What is Brad Douglas Paisley nationalities?

    Brad Douglas Paisley's nationalities is American

  • Who is Brad Douglas Paisley spouses?

    Brad Douglas Paisley's spouses is Kimberly Williams-Paisley

  • Who is Brad Douglas Paisley childrens?

    Brad Douglas Paisley's childrens is Jasper Warren Paisley, William Huckleberry Paisley

  • What was Brad Douglas Paisley universities?

    Brad Douglas Paisley studied at John Marshall High School, Glen Dale, BA Music Business, Belmont University

  • How tall is Brad Douglas Paisley?

    Brad Douglas Paisley's height is 175

  • Who is Brad Douglas Paisley's father?

    Brad Douglas Paisley's father is Douglas Edward Paisley

  • Who is Brad Douglas Paisley's mother?

    Brad Douglas Paisley's mother is Sandra Jean Jarvis

  • What is Brad Douglas Paisley's sun sign?

    Brad Douglas Paisley is Scorpio

  • How famous is Brad Douglas Paisley?

    Brad Douglas Paisley is famouse as American singer-songwriter