Brett Eldredge

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Brett Eldredge
Born(1986-03-23) March 23, 1986 (age 27)[1][2][3]
OriginParis, Illinois[4]
GenresCountry
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2010–present
LabelsAtlantic Nashville
Associated acts

Gary Allan,

Taylor Swift- Red tour
 
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Brett Eldredge
Born(1986-03-23) March 23, 1986 (age 27)[1][2][3]
OriginParis, Illinois[4]
GenresCountry
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2010–present
LabelsAtlantic Nashville
Associated acts

Gary Allan,

Taylor Swift- Red tour

Brett Ryan Eldredge[5][6] (born March 23, 1986) is an American country music singer signed to Atlantic Records Nashville. In 2013, the single "Don't Ya" hit Number One on the Country Airplay chart. He is the cousin of Terry Eldredge of The Grascals.[4]

Musical career[edit]

Eldredge released his debut single, "Raymond", on September 27, 2010. It debuted at number 52 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart dated for the week ending October 16, 2010[7] and reached a peak of number 23. "It Ain't Gotta Be Love" was released as his second single and reached number 46. A third single, "Don't Ya", was released to country radio in October 2012; it became his first single to reach the Top 20 of the Hot Country Songs chart and his first to appear on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut album, Bring You Back, was released on August 6, 2013.[8] "Don't Ya" reached Number One on the Country Airplay chart the same month.

Eldredge co-wrote the track "I Think I've Had Enough" for Gary Allan, who recorded it for his album Get Off on the Pain.[9]

Eldredge performed on the Grand Ole Opry for the first time on October 29, 2010.[10]

Eldredge has a web series on his official YouTube page called Couch Sessions, where he does acoustic performances of his songs as well as covers.[11]

He was one of the opening acts on Taylor Swift's Red Tour

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

TitleDetailsPeak chart
positions
US CountryUS
Bring You Back211

Singles[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US Country
[12]
US Country Airplay
[13]
US
[14]
CAN Country
[15]
CAN
[16]
2010"Raymond"23Bring You Back
2011"It Ain't Gotta Be Love"46One Way Ticket (unreleased)
2012"Don't Ya"5130351Bring You Back
2013"Beat of the Music"A4131
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

YearVideoDirector
2010"Raymond"Shaun Silva
2013"Don't Ya"[19]Mason Dixon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twitter / brettelderedge: This birthday was great! Thanks all of ya! Just landed in Colorado! I may try to learn to snow board..Watch out for the Brettonimal Snowman". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2012-06-09. 
  2. ^ "Twitter / brettelderedge: Thanks for all the birthday wishes! You all make getting old feel pretty cool! Now back to my crossword puzzle #fb". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2012-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Brett Eldredge learns to have patience recording debut album". Taste of Country. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Brett Eldredge Biography". CMT. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Full name per BMI database
  6. ^ Twitter / bretteldredge: My middle name is Ryan.. Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-06-2
  7. ^ "Chart Highlights: Dance/Club Play, Alternative Songs & More". Billboard. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  8. ^ "Brett Eldredge to Release Debut Album August 6". GAC. May 15, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Brett Eldredge biography". Warner Music Nashville. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  10. ^ "Brett Eldredge makes Opry debut Friday". Country Standard Time. 28 October 2010. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  11. ^ "Brett Eldredge - Subscribe today!". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 
  12. ^ "Brett Eldredge Album & Song Chart History – Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Brett Eldredge Album & Song Chart History – Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Brett Eldredge – Chart history – Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 2, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Brett Eldredge Album & Song Chart History – Canada Country". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Brett Eldredge Album & Song Chart History – Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Brett Eldredge – Don't Ya". Music Canada. 
  18. ^ "American single certifications – Brett Eldredge – Don't Ya". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  19. ^ "CMT : Videos : Brett Eldredge : Don't Ya". Country Music Television. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 

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