Artist of the Week: Brantley Gilbert 10 Jul 13

This week’s KKOK Artist of the Week is: Brantley Gilbert

- Born January 28th, 1985 in Jefferson, GA

- Gilbert began writing music and singing at the early age of 13

- He is engaged to fellow country star Jana Kramer

- He has penned a few of Jason Aldean’s hits including “Dirt Road Anthem” and “My Kinda Party”

- Gilbert has released 2 studio albums including 2009s “Modern Day Prodigal Son” which hit #58 on the charts. His 2010 “Halfway To Heaven” climbed all the way to #2.

- He’s released 7 singles with 2 of them hitting #1 and 3 of them have been certified Gold for sales.

- Brantley Gilbert has been nominated for 2012s CMA New Artist of the Year, 2013s ACM Top New Artist, and he won 2013s ACM Top New Male Artist.

- He has announced he’ll release his 3rd studio album later this year.