Biography of Morgan Wallen, Facts, Age, Net-worth, Relationships, Awards, Family

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Morgan Wallen is an American country music singer and songwriter. He competed in the sixth season of The Voice, originally as a member of Usher’s team, he joined Panacea Records before releasing his debut EP, Stand Alone, in 2015.

In 2016, Wallen signed to Big Loud, releasing his debut album, If I Know Me, in 2018. The album includes the singles “Up Down” (featuring Florida Georgia Line), “Whiskey Glasses”, and “Chasin’ You”. If I Know Me reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.

Wallen’s second album, Dangerous: The Double Album, was released in January 2021, and in February 2021 became the only country album in the 64-year history of the Billboard 200 to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1.

It went on to spend a total of ten weeks at that spot, the first album to do so since Whitney Houston’s Whitney in 1987.

The album included Billboard No. 1 singles “More Than My Hometown”, “7 Summers”, and “Wasted on You”

Full Name: Morgan Cole Wallen

Date of Birth: May 13, 1993

Place of Birth: Sneedville, Tennessee

Age: 28

Nationality: American

Genre: Country, Country pop, Country rock

Instruments: Vocals, Piano, Violin, Guitar

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist

Record Label: Panacea Big Loud Republic

Relationship: N/A

Career:

In 2016, Wallen signed to Big Loud Records where he released his debut single “The Way I Talk”. He co-wrote the A Thousand Horses single “Preachin’ to the Choir”. In April 2017, Wallen released a music video for “The Way I Talk”.

He joined Florida Georgia Line on their Dig Your Roots Tour. In 2017, Wallen co-wrote the Jason Aldean single “You Make It Easy” with Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley and Jordan Schmidt.

On April 27, 2018, Wallen released his debut album, If I Know Me. The second single from the album, “Up Down”, recorded with Florida Georgia Line, peaked at No. 16 on Billboard.

On July 30, 2018, Wallen released the album’s third single, “Whiskey Glasses.” The song reached No. 1 on Country Airplay in June 2019 and was Billboard’s 2019 top Hot Country song and Top Country Airplay song.

In 2019, Wallen joined Florida Georgia Line on their Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour. On December 3, 2018, Wallen appeared in an episode of WWE Raw. Wallen’s single “Chasin’ You” was released in July 2019 and peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Country Digital Song Sales.

On May 27, 2020, Wallen released “More Than My Hometown” to country radio as the lead single to his upcoming second studio album. On August 14, Wallen released the song “7 Summers” and it broke the record for the most first day streams for a country song on Apple Music.

It earned him his first top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, debuting and peaking at number six.

Wallen soon became the first artist to ever chart six songs within the top 10 of Hot Country Songs at the same time in the week after his album’s release, with “Wasted on You”, “More Than My Hometown”, “Somebody’s Problem”, “7 Summers”, “Sand in My Boots”, and “Warning”.

Wallen also charted 23 tracks from the album on the Canadian Hot 100, and 19 tracks on the Hot 100 in the U.S., including “Cover Me Up” and “This Bar”.

Wallen spent the most weeks on top of the chart for a male artist since Drake’s Views in 2016.

Albums:

If I Know Me (2018)
Dangerous: The Double Album (2021)

Awards:

Country Music Association Awards New Artist of the Year

iHeartRadio Music Awards: Best New Country Artist Himself

Billboard Music Awards: Top Country Artist, Top Country Album

Country Now Awards: Favorite Male Artist

Academy of Country Music Awards Album of the Year Dangerous: The Double Album