Chris Janson Biography, Age, Wife, Shirt, Album, Songs

By | July 4, 2021

Chris Janson Biography

Chris Janson (Christopher Pierre Janson) is American country music singer and songwriter. He is well known for his song “Buy Me a Boat.” He has recorded two full-length albums, Buy Me a Boat and Everybody, through Warner Bros. Records Nashville, along with one extended play each for Bigger Picture Music Group, Columbia Records, and Warner Bros. Nashville.

Chris Janson Age

Janson was born on April 2, 1986, in Perryville, Missouri, United States.

Chris Janson Career

Janson has charted eight singles on Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay, with three top ten hits on the latter in “Fix a Drink”, “Buy Me a Boat”, and “Drunk Girl”. In addition to his own material, Janson has performed on albums by Holly Williams and Lee Brice, and has co-written singles for LoCash, Tim McGraw, and Randy Houser.

In June 2009, he co-wrote and recorded two duets with Holly Williams on her album Here with Me: “A Love I Think Will Last” and “I Hold On.” In October 2009, Janson signed to BNA Records and released his debut single, “‘Til a Woman Comes Along,” in April 2010 which debuted at No. 56 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts dated for the week ending May 1, 2010.

After BNA was restructured, Janson left the label. He co-wrote Tim McGraw’s 2012 single “Truck Yeah,” wrote the title track to Justin Moore’s 2013 album Off the Beaten Path and played harmonica on the track “Beer” from Lee Brice’s album Hard 2 Love.

In 2013, Janson signed to Bigger Picture Music Group and released “Better I Don’t.” He wrote the song with his wife, Kelly, and Pat Bunch, and Keith Stegall produced it. In mid 2013, the song peaked at number 40 on Country Airplay. The second single, “Cut Me Some Slack,” peaked at number 60 before Bigger Picture closed in 2014.

In 2014, Columbia Records released Take It to the Bank, which included “Til a Woman Comes Along” and other songs that he had recorded while on BNA.

In early 2015, Janson self-released the single “Buy Me a Boat.” The song debuted at No. 33 on Hot Country Songs after it received airplay on the Bobby Bones Show and it became Janson’s first top 5 hit by August.

In September, he announced that his debut studio album, also titled Buy Me a Boat, would be released on October 30. The album peaked at No. 3 on Country Airplay, and No. 1 on Mediabase. It also includes the singles “Holdin’ Her” and “Power of Positive Drinkin’”.

In the same year, he co-wrote LoCash’s “I Love This Life.” In 2016, he co-wrote Randy Houser’s “Song Number 7.” Janson performed on the third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

In September 2017, Janson’s second album for Warner Bros., Everybody, was released. Its lead single is “Fix a Drink”, which was followed in 2018 by “Drunk Girl”.

On February 6, 2018, during Janson’s first, sold out headlining show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, country star Keith Urban invited Janson to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Chris Janson Wife

He is married to singer and vocalist Kelly Lynn since 2010. The couple tied the knot on 4 July 2010 and together have four beautiful children, two from Kelly’s past relationship and two from this marriage a son Jesse Bo Janson and a daughter Georgia Janson. Chris calls his other two kids as his Bonus kids.

Chris Janson Album

  • Chris Janson EP – 2013
  • Take It to the Bank EP – 2014
  • Buy Me a Boat – 2015
  • Everybody – 2017
  • The Fix a Drink EP – 2017
  • Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute To Charlie Daniels (Live) – 2018

Chris Janson Songs

  • Buy Me a Boat
  • Drunk Girl
  • Fix a Drink
  • Holdin’ Her
  • Redneck Life
  • Power of Positive Drinkin’
  • Better I Don’t
  • Who’s Your Farmer
  • Little Bit of Both
  • Eyes for Nobody
  • Bein’ a Dad
  • Name On It
  • Cut Me Some Slack
  • ‘Til a Woman Comes Along
  • When You Like Me
  • Out There
  • Outlaw Ways
  • Yeah It Is
  • White Trash
  • Right In The Middle
  • Messin’ With Jesus
  • Everybody
  • Save A Little Sugar
  • Our World
  • Where You Come In
  • Back In My Drinkin’ Days
  • I Ain’t Livin’ Long Like This
  • Redneck Revival
  • Under The Sun
  • When I’m Holdin’ Her
  • Back to Me
  • Where My Girls At
Category: USA

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