20 Things You Didn’t Know About Chris Young

He was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee about 35 southeast of Nashville.
He was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee about 35 southeast of Nashville.
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Chris' birthday is June 12, 1985.
Chris' birthday is June 12, 1985.
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His middle name is Alan.
His middle name is Alan.
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He attended Oakland High School in Tennessee.
He attended Oakland High School in Tennessee.
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He has a very supportive family. His stepfather, Michae,l raised him and is known as dad.
He has a very supportive family. His stepfather, Michae,l raised him and is known as dad.
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Chris won the show Nashville Star in 2006. He sang his original song "Drinkin' Me Lonely" on the show.
Chris won the show Nashville Star in 2006. He sang his original song "Drinkin' Me Lonely" on the show.
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He went on tour with the show before starting tours of his own and as an opening act for other big name country music stars including...
He went on tour with the show before starting tours of his own and as an opening act for other big name country music stars including...
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Rascal Flatts - he opened up during their "Nothing Like This" Tour along with Kellie Pickler.
Rascal Flatts - he opened up during their "Nothing Like This" Tour along with Kellie Pickler.
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He was also on tour with Alan Jackson a large part of 2010.
He was also on tour with Alan Jackson a large part of 2010.
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His first #1 song was "Gettin' You Home." Most people know this song as "The Black Dress Song." If you ever go to one of his concerts, you will notice a lot of women wearing black dresses.
His first #1 song was "Gettin' You Home." Most people know this song as "The Black Dress Song." If you ever go to one of his concerts, you will notice a lot of women wearing black dresses.
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He was nominated for the 2010 Academy of Country Music Top New Solo Vocalist.
He was nominated for the 2010 Academy of Country Music Top New Solo Vocalist.
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His song "The Man I Want To Be" has also hit #1 in 2010.
His song "The Man I Want To Be" has also hit #1 in 2010.
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Chris has gone on one USO tour supporting troops overseas. He plans to go again. His sister Dot is now in the armed forces.
Chris has gone on one USO tour supporting troops overseas. He plans to go again. His sister Dot is now in the armed forces.
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Chris used his real family in the video for his song "Voices." You can see his mom, dad, and more in the video. His sister Dot could not make it so he made sure a picture of her was in the video.
Chris used his real family in the video for his song "Voices." You can see his mom, dad, and more in the video. His sister Dot could not make it so he made sure a picture of her was in the video.
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In 2010, he was also nominated for a Grammy - Best Male Country Vocal Performance.
In 2010, he was also nominated for a Grammy - Best Male Country Vocal Performance.
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He is a recording artist for RCA records and his label mates include Jake Owen, Miranda Lambert and Sara Evans.
He is a recording artist for RCA records and his label mates include Jake Owen, Miranda Lambert and Sara Evans.
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He has two albums out (The Man I Want To Be and Neon), but also recorded an older, self-titled album in 2006 which is hard to find. He also has a Christmas CD, but this one is hard to get your hands on as well.
He has two albums out (The Man I Want To Be and Neon), but also recorded an older, self-titled album in 2006 which is hard to find. He also has a Christmas CD, but this one is hard to get your hands on as well.
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Chris recorded a duet, "Rose in Paradise," with Willie Nelson on his latest album Neon.
Chris recorded a duet, "Rose in Paradise," with Willie Nelson on his latest album Neon.
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Chris has had five straight number one singles on the Billboard Country Chart - the latest being "You" in February of this year.
Chris has had five straight number one singles on the Billboard Country Chart - the latest being "You" in February of this year.
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Chris is a huge fan of Keith Whitley.
Chris is a huge fan of Keith Whitley.
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