Country singer best known as a member of pop-country group Lady Antebellum, which rose to fame with their song "Need You Now." A multi-instrumentalist, he plays piano, guitar, and mandolin.
He learned to play the piano and the guitar from his parents.
He co-wrote Luke Bryan's single "Do I."
His father was a dentist and his mother was a teacher. He married his long-time girlfriend Kelli Cashiola in 2012. In 2014, they welcomed their son Cash Van Haywood. In December 2017, they had a daughter named Lillie.
He wrote "Love Song" for Miranda Lambert.