Singer and songwriter Thomas Rhett is a successful country artist. He’s released several successful singles and written for other major country artists.
Here’s how Thomas Rhett became a successful singer and songwriter.
1. He started playing music young.
Thomas Rhett is the son of famous country artist Rhett Akins. When he was a teenager, Thomas learned to play the drums, sometimes even playing with his father onstage. He started a band of his own in high school and eventually dropped out of college to pursue music.
He met a music executive while playing in a club soon after.
2. He got into songwriting professionally before recording music of his own.
The music executive that Thomas met in the club signed him to Big Machine Label Group as a songwriter. He wrote for Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, and Florida Georgia Line.
Thomas co-wrote this song for Jason Aldean.
3. He released three singles before his debut album.
Before releasing his debut album, Thomas charted with three different singles. He dropped the album, along with a fourth single, in 2013. Since then, Thomas has put out a second successful album.
This was his first single.
Before he was a successful country artist, Thomas Rhett made a name for himself as a songwriter. Writing lyrics for other artists is a great way to break into the music industry in any genre.
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Kristen Harris enjoys listening to a wide range of music, from Taylor Swift to, on occasion, Celtic instrumental. She also spends her time writing, reading, and baking.