Bucky Covington is an American country singer from Rockingham, North Carolina. At the age of 18, Covington taught himself how to play the guitar and began to perform both country and rock songs at local clubs.
Covington placed eight on the 5th season of American Idol. He signed a recording contract with Lyric Street Records and produced a self-titled debut album which was released in 2007. His second album “I’m Alright” was released in April 2009.
Covington’s third album was expected to be released in 2010 but Lyric Street Records was to be shut down so he was going to be transferred to another label owned by Disney Music Group but remained unsigned until the fall of 2010 when he signed with E1’s Music’s Entertainment One Nashville label.