Andy Gibson (singer)

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Andy Gibson
Born (1981-09-15) September 15, 1981 (age 32)
Spokane, Washington
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2011-present
Labels R&J, Curb
Associated acts Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson
Website andygibson.com

Andy Gibson (born September 15, 1981) is an American country music singer. He co-wrote "Don't You Wanna Stay", a duet between Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson which reached No. 1 on the country music charts in 2011. Later in the year, he signed to R&J Records and released his debut single, "Wanna Make You Love Me".[1] Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song four stars out of five, saying that it "begin[s] gathering attention after frequent listens."[2] The song has been made into a music video directed by David McClister, which has aired on CMT.[3] Gibson moved to Curb Records in April 2012 following the closure of R&J,[4][5]although some R&J staff continued promotion of "Wanna Make You Love Me".[6] Gibson's first Curb single, "Summer Back", entered the charts in late 2012.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country
2011 "Wanna Make You Love Me" 27
2012 "Summer Back" 58
2013 "Best Thing"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2011 "Wanna Make You Love Me"[3] David McClister
"The Christmas Song"[7] Nathan Juarez

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andy Gibson". R&J Records. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (September 30, 2011). "Andy Gibson — "Wanna Make You Love Me"". Taste of Country. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b ""Wanna Make You Love Me" video". CMT. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Andy Gibson Moves To Curb Records". All Access. April 20, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ Bjorke, Matt (April 23, 2012). "R&J Records To Close; Andy Gibson To Curb". Roughstock. Retrieved April 23, 2012. 
  6. ^ Freeman, Jon (April 23, 2012). "R&J Records Closing". Music Row. Retrieved April 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ "CMT : Videos : Andy Gibson : The Christmas Song". Country Music Television. Retrieved December 18, 2011.