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Chris Young

Chris Young

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Famous as :

Country music singer

Birth Name :

Christopher Alan Young

Birth Date :

June 12, 1985

Birth Place :

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

Claim to fame :

Debut album "The Man I Want to Be" (2006)

Biography


Christopher Alan "Chris" Young was the winner of the fourth season of singing competition in television, "Nashville Star". His journey started back on June 12, 1985 when he was born in Murfreeboro to a family who loves country music. His grandfather Richard Yates was a performer on the "Louisiana Hayride". "My grandfather sang and played my whole life, and I would love to follow in his footsteps," he said.

His interest in music started very early when he enrolled in children's theater productions while in grade school and took vocal lessons. By the time he was in high school, Chris hit Nashville scenes and local clubs. He attended college at Belmont University in Nashville and then Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. He juggled education and more than 150 shows per year at that time.

Latest News


Chris Young in 'Stable Condition' After Hospitalized With Leg Infection

August 15, 2013 02:59:28 GMT

is on the mend after suffering from a leg infection that led him to be hospitalized in Colorado. The country music singer, 28, was en route to Kalispell, MT for a headlining show when the symptoms set in. He was taken by ambulance to a Denver area hospital for treatment.
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Rihanna to Produce and Appear in Fashion Competition Show

January 26, 2012 16:25:48 GMT

is taking a big responsibility in her first television project. The singer will produce and occasionally appear in a British reality competition show about fashion, which is to be aired on Sky Living.
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Full Nominee List of 47th Annual ACM Awards

January 26, 2012 16:10:11 GMT

The Academy of Country Music has announced the nominees of its 47th annual ACM Awards on Thursday, January 26. Leading the pack with nine nominations is , followed by with six nods and with five.
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Artist of the Week: Chris Young

December 12, 2011 06:05:29 GMT

's star shone on December 5 during the second annual American Country Awards. The country music crooner, who claimed his fame after winning the fourth season of talent show "Nashville Star", brought home not just one but two coveted prizes.
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Miranda Lambert Leads First Wave of CMA Awards Nominations With Five Nods

September 01, 2010 02:35:48 GMT

The first batch of this year's Country Music Association (CMA) Awards nominations has been revealed on Tuesday morning, August 31. and presented the nominees in a press conference at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, announcing that is on the lead with five nods.
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Luke Bryan and Jamey Johnson Are Early Nominees of 2010 ACM Awards

January 28, 2010 07:34:27 GMT

Three categories from the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards have been unveiled. and are set to face against for Top New Solo Vocalist, a category which replaced the separate Male and Female Vocalist field of previous years.
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