Dustin Lynch

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Dustin Lynch
Dustin Lynch.jpg
Lynch performing in July 2012
Background information
Birth name Dustin Charles Lynch
Born (1985-05-14) May 14, 1985 (age 29)[1]
Nashville, Tennessee, USA[2]
Origin Tullahoma, Tennessee, USA[2]
Genres Country
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2011-present
Labels Broken Bow
Associated acts Tim Nichols
Website www.dustinlynchmusic.com

Dustin Charles Lynch (born May 14, 1985) is an American country music singer and songwriter.

Musical career[edit]

Lynch moved to Nashville in 2003 to pursue a career in country music.[3]

He signed to Broken Bow Records in late 2011, and he released his debut single "Cowboys and Angels" in January 2012. Lynch wrote the song with Josh Leo and Tim Nichols.[4] That same month, Country Weekly began streaming his songs on its website.[5] The album's second single, "She Cranks My Tractor", became his second Top 20 hit in early 2013. It was followed by "Wild in Your Smile", which made top 30.

Lynch also co-wrote James Wesley's 2013 single "Thank a Farmer".[6]

In early 2014, Lynch released his fourth single, "Where It's At (Yep, Yep)".

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
US Country
[7]
US
[8]
US
Indie

[9]
Dustin Lynch 1 13 1
Where It's At[10]
  • Release date: September 9, 2014
  • Label: Broken Bow Records
To be released

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Sales Album
US Country
[11]
US Country Airplay
[12]
US
[13]
CAN Country
[14]
CAN
[15]
2012 "Cowboys and Angels" 2 2 40 64 Dustin Lynch
"She Cranks My Tractor" 29 16 103 37
2013 "Wild in Your Smile" 32 23
2014 "Where It's At (Yep, Yep)"A 14 15 71 43 Where It's At
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • ACurrent single.

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2012 "Cowboys and Angels" (acoustic)[19] Jessica Wardwell
"Cowboys and Angels"[20] Peter Zavadil
"She Cranks My Tractor"[21] Wes Edwards
2014 "Where It's At (Yep, Yep)"[22] Shane Drake

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2012 American Country Awards Single of the Year: New Artist- "Cowboys and Angels" Nominated
Music Video of the Year: New Artist- "Cowboys and Angels" Nominated
2013 CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video of the Year - "Cowboys and Angels" Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dustin Lynch Rides High With "Cowboys and Angels"
  2. ^ a b Dustin Lynch: Biography The Song Factory
  3. ^ "Dustin Lynch: Biography". The Song Factory. Retrieved April 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Broken Bow Records Introduces Dustin Lynch". Broken Bow Records. January 17, 2012. Retrieved January 25, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Meet Dustin Lynch". Country Weekly. January 18, 2012. Retrieved January 25, 2012. 
  6. ^ Dauphin, Chuck (27 May 2013). "James Wesley Sets Up Debut Album With 'Thank a Farmer'". Billboard. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  10. ^ Moss, Marissa R. (June 25, 2014). "Exclusive: Dustin Lynch Announces New Album, Shares Live Performance". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 17, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 17, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 17, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Canada Country". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Dustin Lynch Album & Song Chart History - Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 
  16. ^ "American singles certifications – Dustin Lynch – Cowboys and Angels". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select ', then click SEARCH
  17. ^ http://www.roughstock.com/blog/country-chart-news-the-top-30-digital-singles-the-week-of-february-20-2013-hunter-hayes-wanted-1-carrie-underwood-places-two-hits-in-top-5/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
  18. ^ Alanna Conaway (June 25, 2014). "Country Chart News: The Top 30 Digital Singles For June 25, 2014". Roughstock. 
  19. ^ "CMT : Videos : Dustin Lynch : Cowboys and Angels (Acoustic Version)". Country Music Television. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 
  20. ^ "CMT : Videos : Dustin Lynch : Cowboys and Angels". Country Music Television. Retrieved April 27, 2012. 
  21. ^ "CMT : Videos : Dustin Lynch : She Cranks My Tractor". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  22. ^ "CMT : Videos : Dustin Lynch : Where It's At". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 11, 2014.