Country music artist with over thirty-five singles on the Billboard country music charts, including "God Bless the U.S.A.." That song has gone on to accumulated over 35 million streams on Spotify. He has released over 20 studio albums throughout his prolific career.
He grew up on a poultry farm and got his start singing in church.
He recorded "Somebody's Gonna Love You" and "Dixie Road," both of which became #1 hits. He has released more than 5 compilation albums.
He married Kimberly Payne, who was named Miss Tennessee, USA.
He collaborated with fellow country music star Del Reeves.