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Brett Eldredge

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Singing country music with a soulful edge and more than a dash of pop polish, Brett Eldredge was born in Paris, Illinois on March 23, 1986, and grew up listening to singers Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, and Bobby Darin. After hearing Brooks & Dunn at the age of 16, he became fascinated by country music, a fascination that stayed with him when he began attending Elmhurst College in Chicago. After a trip to Nashville, where he heard his cousin Terry Eldredge (a veteran of Dolly Parton's band and a member of the Grascals) play at the Station Inn, Eldredge was inspired to transfer to Middle Tennessee State University, immersing himself in the vocal stylings of country singers like George Jones, Ray Price, and Vince Gill. He also began working on writing his own material and started performing at songwriter nights in the Nashville area. Eventually he was introduced to producer and publisher Byron Gallimore, who signed Eldredge to his publishing company and encouraged him to keep writing songs. Eldredge began tracking some of the best of his compositions, and following a showcase in Nashville, signed a recording offer from Atlantic Records. Eldredge's first single, "Raymond," a poignant song about an Alzheimer's patient, was issued in September of 2010 and earned respectable radio play. Eldredge's next single, 2011's "It Ain't Gotta Be Love," didn't fare as well, but 2012's "Don't Ya" was a genuine hit, selling over a million units and peaking at number five on the Country Singles chart. In August 2013, Eldredge issued his first album, Bring You Back, which included "Raymond" and "Don't Ya" as well as subsequent hits "Beat of the Music" and "Mean to Me." Eldredge was one of the opening acts on Taylor Swift's 2013 concert tour, and in 2015 he toured in tandem with Darius Rucker. May 2015 brought Eldredge another country hit, "Lose My Mind," which rose to number 12 on the Hot Country Songs chart, and "Just a Taste" followed in July 2015. Released on September 11, 2015, Eldredge's second album, Illinois, solidified his country stardom thanks to a pair of singles that reached number two on Billboard's Hot Country chart: "Lose My Mind" and "Drunk on Your Love." "Wanna Be That Song," which peaked at 17, kept Illinois on the charts into 2016, and in October of that year he released the holiday album Glow. Eldredge delivered the single "Somethin' I'm Good At" in February 2017, six months prior to the August release of his eponymous third album. ~ Steve Leggett
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Top Tracks

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    Popularity
  2.   Don't Ya
  3.   Beat of the Music
  4.   Lose My Mind
  5.   Drunk on Your Love
  6.   Mean to Me
  7.   Somethin' I'm Good At
  8.   The Long Way
  9.   Raymond
  10.   Love Someone
  11.   Wanna Be That Song
  12.   Baby, It's Cold Outside
  13.   White Christmas
  14.   Illinois
  15.   It Ain't Gotta Be Love
  16.   It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
  17.   Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  18.   Silent Night
  19.   The First Noel
  20.   Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  21.   Winter Wonderland
  22.   A Holly Jolly Christmas
  23.   I'll Be Home for Christmas
  24.   Blue Christmas
  25.   The Christmas Song
  26.   Castaway
  27.   Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  28.   Bring You Back
  29.   Tell Me Where to Park
  30.   Heartbreaker
  31.   If You Were My Girl
  32.   The Reason
  33.   You Can't Stop Me
  34.   Superhero
  35.   What Christmas Means to Me
  36.   Haven't Met You
  37.   Glow
  38.   On and On
  39.   Christmas Time Is Here
  40.   Cycles
  41.   Brother
  42.   No Stopping You
  43.   Time Well Spent
  44.   Go On Without Me
  45.   Waited Too Long
  46.   One Mississippi
  47.   Sleigh Ride
  48.   Do You Hear What I Hear?
  49.   Crystal Clear
  50.   Phone Call to God
  51.   Lose It All
  52.   Just a Taste
  53.   Fire
  54.   Signs
  55.   Going Away for a While
  56.   Gotta Get There
  57.   Silver Bells
  58.   O Holy Night
  59.   Shadow
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