Country singer and songwriter, Eric Kenneth Church was born in Granite Falls, North Carolina, the US in 1977. Country music has always been his genre along with some country rock, rock, or southern rock, while his favored instruments are vocals, piano, guitar, and the banjo.
Originating from Tennessee in 2005, Eric church started his career by co-writing songs while at the same time he recorded his own songs with different producers, and that was when his music gained enough attention. A ballad that he wrote and sang 'Lightning' gained him a contract with Capitol Nashville, after which he was able to present his first album 'Sinners Like Me'. It is important to note that from this album, several singles achieved recognition. The first single – How ‘Bout You – came at No.14 on Hot Country Songs while the next two singles – Two Pink Lines and Guys Like Me– made it top 20, while – Lightning – also from the album was made into a music video.
As an important milestone in his career, Eric Church was seen performing on the Grand Ole Opry– a weekly concert for country music that honors country music and is considered as quite an honor for a singer to be chosen to perform in it.
'Carolina' was Eric Church’s second album, released in 2008 which he proceeded with the single – His Kind of Money (My Kind of Love) which came on the Billboard Hot Country as No 55.
From there, Eric Church had established his career as a singer and songwriter, and 2011 saw him releasing his third album 'Chief' which he again proceeded it with several singles like – Homeboy – this song was a huge success and made a No. 1 on top country albums as well as No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Needless to say, once the album was on the market 145,000 copies were sold in the first week.
Chief–Eric's third album won Album of the Year Award in 2012 by the CMA Awards in November, and in December of the same year, he was one of CMT Artists of The Year.
His next album was 'The Outsiders' released in 2014, and a single with the same name was released before it. The single – Give Me Back My Hometown– came up as No. 1 on the Country Airplay Chart as such becoming his fourth song to record a No. 1 rating.
In 2015, Eric Church came up with his next album 'Mr. Misunderstood' but with this album, he did not release any songs or announce its release, rather he actually distributed the album to choir members, and the next day it was released on iTunes to the public.
The album is made of self-written songs, and it has gotten him Record of The Year by Airplay Chart, the Album of the Year by ACM Awards, and some of the singles in the album have gained awards as well.
Touring in 61 cities with 62 shows has gained him a huge fan following, and he has been honored by presenting his music in famous shows. His next album 'Desperate Man' is available and is already making its presence a welcome one.