Tyler Childers who is originally from Lawrence County in Eastern Kentucky has earned his first-ever Grammy Award nomination for the very time as announced by the Recording Academy.
Tyler Childer’s third studio album ‘Country Squire’ has solidified the Country singer as one of the best singers to ever do it so far and thanks to his hit record dubbed ‘Your’n’ which is off the project, he got his first nomination for “Best Country Solo Performance”.
Other songs nominated for the award include Ashley McBryde’s “Girl Goin’ Nowhere,” Willie Nelson’s “Ride Me Back Home,” Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” and Tanya Tucker’s “Bring My Flowers Now.”
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Got up this morning so I could drive out to service and see how this all shook out. As I was going to the car, my brother-in-law shouted at me that they had just announced on @pickupcountry104.9 I’d made it to the races. Not bad for a Creeker from Hickman Holler. Thanks to everyone for the support.
Tyler also enjoyed the first position for the first time in his career in the Billboard Top Country Albums thanks to his August-release album ‘Country Squire’.
Just to iterate how talented Tyler Childers is in the Country genre, Rolling Stone called the song “one of the most laid-back entries in the Kentucky native’s catalog.”
“I hope that I’m doing my people justice, and I hope that maybe someone from somewhere else can get a glimpse of the life of a Kentucky boy,” Childers said.
“Country Squire” has sold 44,300 copies in the United States, and Childers described it on his website as a “working man’s country album.” “Country Squire” has sold 44,300 copies in the United States, and Childers described it on his website as a “working man’s country album.”
Tyler Childers is currently on a “Country Squire Run” headline tour around the country and plans to travel to Europe before coming back to the United States in 2020.
Tyler Childers has since performed across several stages across the country like the Lexington’s inaugural Railbird music festival, Bonnaroo, the Grand Ole Opry, Lollapalooza, and so many more ever since he released his sophomore studio album ‘Purgatory’ back in 2017.