By the time he was a senior in high school he was already playing clubs in the Nashville area, and his self-released debut album was out before he even graduated from high school.Young attended college at Belmont University in Nashville and then Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, all while still managing to do some 150 live shows a year.
Young's debut single, "Drinkin' Me Lonely," a song he wrote with Larry Wayne Clark, was released in 2006, followed later in the year by a Buddy Cannon-produced album called simply Chris Young.
A second album, The Man I Want to Be, produced by James Stroud, appeared in 2009.
Young's third album, 2011’s Neon, may not have gone Gold -- The Man I Want to Be did -- but it did have "Tomorrow," a heart-wrenching ballad that was his biggest hit to date, reaching number one on the Billboard country charts and cracking the pop Top 40 on its way to going Platinum. produced two further Country Top 10 hits with the softer "Who I Am with You" and "Lonely Eyes," singles that appeared on the charts in 2014.
"You," the second single from Neon, also went to number one on the country charts, and two other hits followed: "Neon" and "I Can Take It from There." Young delivered his brighter, happier third album A. in the fall of 2013; it was preceded by the party anthem "Aw Naw," which peaked at 16 on the Billboard charts. Young returned in the fall of 2015 with "I'm Comin' Over," another Top 10 hit that was also the title track to his fifth album, which saw release in November of that year.
TMZ claimed that Shelton, 39, ended the pair's four-year marriage after he heard rumors that she was cheating on him with Young.
The site also claimed Miranda was unfaithful with a second, unnamed man.
Rumours of infidelity: Blake Shelton is reportedly blaming Miranda's infidelity as the reason behind the marital bust-up after four years, which was announced on Monday; the couple was pictured February 8 Praise: Young had kind words for Miranda (pictured June 23) and her pet menagerie that accompanied them on tour, telling The Boot in 2012: 'She’s definitely an animal person...
Chris Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over Tour.” is making a stop in the Pittsburgh area this summer. Young made a stop in Pittsburgh back in March at Stage AE after being forced to reschedule a January show with Cassadee Pope due to a snow storm.
The country star announced that he’ll play Consol Energy Park in Washington, PA on Thursday, August 25th.
The grandson of onetime Louisiana Hayride performer Richard Yates, country singer/songwriter Chris Young hails from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and first drew the public's attention when he appeared on the Nashville Star television show in 2006.
Young's singing abilities first surfaced in children's theater productions in grade school, and with his family's full support, he threw himself into learning all he could about music, and country music in particular.