Brantley Gilbert Finds Country Fans Country Wide

Brantley Gilbert’s first No. 1 hit was “Country Must Be Country Wide,” but he wasn’t prepared for just how wide country music’s reach is. When he first started touring the country, he was surprised to find passionate country fans in every city he visited. “Anytime we tour up North and Northwest it takes you by [...] Read More

Brantley Gilbert Gets Stingy with His Songs

Brantley Gilbert has topped the charts as an artist but before “Country Must Be Country Wide” and “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do” reached No. 1, he was topping the charts as a songwriter, penning two of Jason Aldean’s recent hits. These days, he’s focused on writing songs for his own career and admits [...] Read More

Brantley Gilbert’s Halfway To Heaven Goes Gold

Brantley Gilbert’s first album, Halfway To Heaven, has been certified gold. The album contains Brantley’s No. 1 hit “Country Must Be Country Wide” as well as his current Top 15 single, “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do.” “Man, to have ‘Heaven’ go gold means a lot to me,” Brantley said. “I never thought my [...] Read More

Brantley Gilbert Doesn’t Care About the Money

Brantley Gilbert is turning heads with his self-penned debut single for Valory Music, “Country Must Be Country Wide,” but he’s also enjoying success as a songwriter. He co-wrote both “Dirt Road Anthem” and “My Kinda Party,” which became No. 1 songs for Jason Aldean. Brantley will be receiving plump songwriter royalty checks for those songs, [...] Read More

Brantley Gilbert Gets Perspective from an Email

Brantley Gilbert was having what he calls “one of the worst days of my life” when he learned just how powerful a song can be. His manager, Steve, showed him a copy of an email they had received that put Brantley’s bad day into perspective. “It was about this guy who told me he was [...] Read More