Thomas Rhett — American country singer and songwriter
Thomas Rhett was born on March 30, 1990, in Valdosta, Georgia. His father is a famous country singer Thomas Rhett Akins. Back in school, Tom’s father allowed him to play drums during his performances. In high school, Rhett was part of the band The High Heeled Flip Flops. After graduating high school, Tom decided to enroll in the same college his friends did but soon has grown tired of studying and quit. Rhett made a decision to devote his life to music.
In 2009, Rhett met the representative of Big Machine Label Group, who offered him a contract. The aspiring musician decided to agree and started writing songs for the company singers. A year later, he co-wrote Jason Aldean’s song "I Ain't Ready to Quit." The album, which featured the song, was very successful but the single itself wasn’t. Rhett proceeded to work with a variety of artists and plan a solo career.
In 2012, Tom released his 1st single "Something to Do with My Hands". The single was a big success. It reached the 15th spot on both Billboard Country Charts and the 93rd spot on Billboard Hot 100. Tom’s next single was even more successful. “Beer With Jesus” earned a gold certification from RIAA and reached high spots on many USA and Canadian charts. Rhett was becoming a real celebrity. Many fans hoped to book Thomas Rhett for their events. The same year Rhett joined Lady Antebellum on the Own The Night Tour.