Award-winning songwriter Chris Stapleton will release his first album in May, and he made his network television debut CBS's The Late Show With David Letterman last week to celebrate.

But he didn't do it alone. Stapleton performed a haunting version of "Traveller," a song from his upcoming album of the same name, alongside his wife Morgane. The couple's voices melded together perfectly as they sang the emotional lyrics. The studio audience erupted with applause as they finished their duet, and Letterman called the performance "tremendous" and "amazing."

"My heartbeat’s rhythm is a lonesome sound /Just like the rubber turning on the ground / Always lost and nowhere bound / I’m just a traveller on this earth / Sure as my heart’s behind the pocket of my shirt / I’ll just keep rolling till I’m in the dirt / ‘Cause I’m a traveller, oh, I’m a traveller," Stapleton sings in the lyrics.

Stapleton is one of the hottest songwriters in Music City. He's penned runaway hits for some of country music's biggest superstars, like George Strait's "Love's Gonna Make It Alright," Kenny Chesney's "Never Wanted Nothing More" and Luke Bryan's "Drink a Beer."

Although he's great with a pen, he is set to become a gifted musician in his own right with the release of his forthcoming album, "Traveller." Fans can visit his website to learn more about his album.

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