Morgan Wallen

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Morgan Wallen
Wallen performing in 2018
Wallen performing in 2018
Background information
Born (1993-05-13) May 13, 1993 (age 31)
Sneedville, Tennessee, U.S.
OriginCorryton, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Musician
  • singer-songwriter
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active2014–present

Morgan Wallen (born May 13, 1993) is an American country musician and singer signed to Big Loud Records. He has released three singles: "The Way I Talk", "Up Down" (featuring Florida Georgia Line), and his current single "Whiskey Glasses".

Early life[change | change source]

Wallen was born in Sneedville, Tennessee. His father was a preacher. As a child, Wallen took piano and violin lessons. He played baseball in college but after an injury, he chose to pursue music instead. In 2014, he competed in season 6 of The Voice where he was eliminated.

Career[change | change source]

In late 2016, Wallen signed to Big Loud Records, a label owned by record producer Joey Moi. He released his first single "The Way I Talk" soon after. In addition, he co-wrote the A Thousand Horses single "Preachin' to the Choir". In April 2017, Wallen released a music video for "The Way I Talk". He also joined Florida Georgia Line for set dates on their Dig Your Roots Tour.

On April 27, 2018, Wallen released his first album, If I Know Me. The single from the album, "Up Down", was recorded with Florida Georgia Line. According to Wallen, he and Florida Georgia Line got together as they knew each other, and when FGL heard the single, they became interested in a collaboration. The album's third single "Whiskey Glasses" released to country radio on July 30, 2018.

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

  • If I Know Me (2018)
  • Dangerous: The Double Album (2021)
  • One Thing at a Time (2023)

References[change | change source]

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