Nathan Chapman (record producer)

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Nathan Chapman
Origin Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Record producer, session musician, songwriter
Years active 2006–present
Associated acts Taylor Swift

Nathan Chapman is an American record producer who works in the field of country music. He is known primarily for working with Taylor Swift, having produced her albums Taylor Swift, Fearless, Speak Now, Red and 1989. The former was also the first album that he produced.[1] He is a 2001 graduate of Lee University.[2]

At the 52nd Grammy Awards in 2010, Chapman won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.[3] Other acts for whom Chapman has produced include The Band Perry, Jypsi, Point of Grace, Krystal Keith, Shania Twain, Lady Antebellum, and Jimmy Wayne.[4][5] In addition to his production work, Chapman is a session musician who plays guitar, banjo and mandolin.[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result[4]
2008 Academy of Country Music Album of the Year — Taylor Swift,Taylor Swift Nominated
2009 Producer of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year — Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
Country Music Association Won
American Music Awards Favorite Country Album — Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
2010 Grammy Awards Record of the Year — Taylor Swift, "You Belong with Me" Nominated
Best Country Album — Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
Album of the Year — Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
Academy of Country Music Producer of the Year Nominated
2011 Album of the Year — Taylor Swift, Speak Now Nominated
Producer of the Year Nominated
Dove Awards Best Country Album — Point of Grace, No Changin' Us Won
Best Holiday Album — Point of Grace, Home for the Holidays Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris, Edward (1 December 2006). "When She Thinks "Tim McGraw," Taylor Swift Savors Payoff". CMT. Retrieved 22 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Harbin, Beth (9 December 2009). "Lee Alumnus Nathan Chapman Stands Out In The Country Music Business". The Chattanoogan. Retrieved 22 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "52nd Grammy Awards". Grammy.com. Retrieved 22 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Credits". Nathan Chapman website. Retrieved 22 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Shania Twain Returns To Country Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-06-20.