Brantley Gilbert built a grassroots fanbase in and around Georgia before trying his luck in Nashville. His first success was as a songwriter, as he helped pen a number of Colt Ford songs, as well as Jason Aldean’s ‘Dirt Road Anthem.’ Ford signed him to his Average Joes record label, but after releasing a couple of singles, Gilbert moved to the Valory Music Co. Along the way, he began to clean up his bad boy image. He quit drinking and made a commitment to every aspect of his craft. A high profile engagement with Jana Kramer ended in the summer of 2013. ‘Just as I Am’ is his third studio album. So far, he’s scored four Top 10 hits and three Gold singles.
Birthday: January 20, 1985
Top Songs: ‘Country Must Be Country Wide,’ ‘Bottoms Up’
Fun Fact: Brantley was a pretty good baseball player in high school, and he still plays competitive softball when he can. He also played football and did a little lifting.
Brantley Gilbert's newest single "One Hell of an Amen" has been climbing up the charts, but the 30-year-old singer says his reputation matters just as much as his music. During a recent chat with Big Machine Label Group, the Georgia-born singer shared how his time on the road with Toby Keith made a lasting impression on him.
Brantley Gilbert had two black, antique pistols tattooed on his back earlier this week. A new photo shows one with the singer's "BG" logo carved into the burnished silver grip. The other gun has a cross on the handle.
Dogs are a man'swoman's country singer's best friend — cats, too! Sure, our favorite artists have hectic schedules packed with performances, interviews and studio time, but they always make time for their furry friends.
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