Showcasing the Arts

 

 

2018-19 Governor's Awards in the Arts:
National Award

 

Chris Stapleton

Johnson County native

 


 

Chris Stapleton Chris Stapleton

Kentucky-born Chris Stapleton is a multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM award winner and one of Nashville's most respected and beloved musicians. Following his quadruple platinum breakthrough solo debut album “Traveller,” Stapleton released two No. 1 albums in 2017, “From A Room: Volume 1” and “From A Room: Volume 2.”

Stapleton was recently nominated in three categories at the 61st Grammy Awards: Best Country Album for “From A Room: Volume 2” and Best Country Solo Performance for “Millionaire” as well as Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for his performance on Justin Timberlake’s “Say Something.”

Additionally, last year, Stapleton won Male Vocalist of the Year (for the fourth-straight year), Single of the Year and Song of the Year for “Broken Halos” at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards, Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year for “From A Room: Volume 1” (as both artist and producer) at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album for “From A Room: Volume 1” at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards and Best Country Album for “From A Room: Volume 1,” Best Country Song for “Broken Halos” and Best Country Solo Performance for “Either Way” at the 60th Grammys.

Stapleton will continue his “All-American Road Show” through 2019 with newly confirmed performances this summer and fall, including a Nov. 2 performance at Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center.

 

 

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