Chris Young has become a pillar in the country music genre with his distinctive baritone and memorable storytelling. Known in the music industry as a traditionalist who continues to push the genre forward with modern pro-duction. Since signing his record deal with RCA Nashville at the age of 20, the multi-platinum artist, one of Billboard’s top country artists of the decade. Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville global entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, over 5 billion on-demand streams, 13 million singles sold, 12 career No. 1 singles, 24 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified pro-jects and numerous ACM, AMA, CMA and Grammy nominations, as well as wins for Performance of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards. These accomplishments and more landed him in the Top 20 of Billboard’s top country artists of the decade.
Opening for Chris Young is husband and wife duo Kat & Alex, who embody classic country stylings and values, the Nashville-based duo also rewrite the rules altogether with a Latin twist. The pair shake up country with full-bodied soulful delivery, engaging live instrumentation, and bilingual lyrics, introducing themselves as Nashville’s most compel-ling outliers. In 2021 the couple tied the knot, made their Grand Ole Opry debut, and released several new tracks to critical acclaim including “Heartbreak Tour,” which The New York Times dubbed as “an earnest power country slow-burner.” Named a 2022 Artist to Watch by Sounds Like Nashville and Country Now as well as a CMT “Listen Up” artist, the duo is set to make waves this year with their scorching signature style while resolutely representing Hispanic cul-ture in country music with a sound that’s rich and soulful with velvet harmonies, pop-like vocal riffs, and hooky lyrics.