Brad Paisley Early Life
Born and raised in West Virginias small town, Brad Paisley was always passionate about music. His early inspiration came from his grandfather, who acquainted him with the traditional country music and gifted him a guitar when he was eight. By the age of ten, young Paisley was playing the instrument quite competently and regularly performing in a choir. He would also participate in school events and it was during one of these performances that he caught the attention of a radio producer. He was then invited to perform on the radio show, which were his first steps taken towards stardom. The exposure earned him place as the opening act for country musicians like George Jones and the duo, The Judds. With one thing leading to the other, Paisley was then awarded a music scholarship which took him to the country music capital, Nashville. Graduating with a Music Business Degree, Brad Paisley was ready to announce his arrival in the industry.
Star of a Stellar Journey
Upon his entry into the country music scene, Brad Paisley was instantly recognized as a future star. And he proved them all right. Who Needs Pictures made it to the number position on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and produced four hit singles. With the album, Paisley established himself as a traditionalist and composed authentic country music. After his second release in 2001, the maestro came up with his first number one album, Mud on the Tires. His duet with Alison Krauss, Whiskey Lullaby, became the records highlight, earning the artist numerous awards.
Brad Paisleys fourth album, Time Well Wasted took the industry by storm upon its release. It not only topped the charts but was also awarded Album of the Year by Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association. The record included the hit duet with Dolly Parton titled, When I Get Where I'm Going. The phenomenal artist advanced his career to 5th Gear with the 2007 release that also topped the Billboard charts. The album was lauded for tracks like Online, Oh Love and the award winning, Waitin` on a Woman.
Paisley added three more acclaimed albums to his collection in 2008, 2009 and 2011. His latest one hit the shelves in 2013, titled Wheelhouse. Topping the Billboard Country charts, it has earned commercial and critical success. A critic from USA Today stated that genuine honesty and sincerity shined through it, whereas The Gazettes reviewer wrote, the album lives up to its name.
Brad Paisley Live!
An acclaimed entertainer, Brad Paisley is at the moment heating up arenas in numerous cities around the world. On his Beat This Winter tour, the artist is setting the stage ablaze with his powerful mix of country music, laser shows and creative videos projected on massive screens. With a number of performances scheduled in the US, he will also be rocking the stage in Ireland and Sweden. Brad Paisley tickets are seeing soaring sales and sold out events are being anticipated. He will also be performing at the Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo in April, along with joint concerts with the stars like Randy Houser, Leah Turner, Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery.