Grammy winner Chris Stapleton takes the stage with his wife to perform “Amanda,” live at the Grand Ole Opry.
Before Chris Stapleton became a successful solo artist, the singer-songwriter was writing No. 1 hits for Kenny Chesney, George Strait, and Darius Rucker. He had writing credits on albums by big-time artist like Adele, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, and Dierks Bentley. And he’d co-written music with legends Vince Gill, Peter Frampton, and Sheryl Crow. Now, the man behind the lyrics has taken center stage.
Stapleton’s debut solo album, Traveler, became an instant success on the charts, earning the sudden superstar several awards, including Best Male Vocalist, New Artist of the Year, and Album of the Year at the CMAs; two Grammy Awards for Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance; and the No.1 spot on the U.S. Billboard 200.
In 2015, the Kentucky-born, Nashville-based outlaw artist began adding Grammy wins to his accomplishments, bagging awards for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Album. He followed up those wins with three Grammy Awards in 2017.
At Sunday’s 2018 Grammy Awards, Stapleton dominated the country music scene, receiving all three awards he was nominated for. He took home Grammys for Best Country Album for his latest album, From a Room: Volume 1; Best Country Song, with fellow songwriter Mike Henderson, for their co-penned “Broken Halos”; and Best Country Solo Performance for the track “Either Way.”
To celebrate, we’re sharing a flashback performance of Stapleton while he was touring for his first album, Traveler. See him bring wife Morgane on stage at the Grand Ole Opry to perform his hit “Amanda.”
For more information on Chris Stapleton and his upcoming tour dates, visit his website.