Brad Paisley is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was born is Glen Dale, West Virginia and learned to play the guitar when he was 8 years old. When he was 10 years old, he performed for the first time in public at his church and after that he performed at every event in his small town.
By 13, Paisley formed a band with his friends called “Brad Paisley and the C-Notes”. When he graduated high school, he went to West Liberty State College and was awarded a full paid ASCAP scholarship to Belmont University in Tennessee. He graduated from Belmont with a Bachelor’s degree in music business and signed a songwriting contact with EMI Music Publishing.
Paisley has recorded nine studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label and all of his albums were certified cold of higher by the RIAA. He has scored 32 Top 10 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and 18 of thise have reached Number 1.