Caitlyn Smith

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Caitlyn Smith
GenresPop, Rock, Americana, Country
Occupation(s)Singer, Songwriter, Musician
LabelsMonument
Websitecaitlynsmith.com

Caitlyn Smith is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She was raised in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.[1] Smith's debut album Starfire was released on Monument Records on January 19, 2018.[2] Her second studio album, Supernova, was released on March 13, 2020.[3]

She has written songs recorded by Meghan Trainor ("Like I'm Gonna Lose You", duet with John Legend, #1 on Billboard Adult Top 40 chart), Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton ("You Can't Make Old Friends"), Avicii ("Chained") and more.

She released the EP Starfire in July 2016. In January 2017, she announced she had signed a label deal with the newly reformed Monument Records.[4] Smith has played at Lollapalooza, Bourbon & Beyond Festival, Americana Fest and ACL Fest.[2]

Caitlyn was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine's "10 New Artists You Need To Know".[5]

Personal life[edit]

Caitlyn lives in Nashville with her husband, songwriter Rollie Gaalswyk. They have two sons together, Thomas "Tom" Miles Gaalswyk born on August 7, 2016, and Lewis James Gaalswyk, born on Nov 10, 2018. [6][7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Sales
[8]
US Folk
[9]
US Heat
[10]
Starfire
  • Release date: January 19, 2018
  • Label: Monument
24 6
Supernova[3]
  • Release date: March 13, 2020
  • Label: Monument
92
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions
US Folk
[9]
US Heat
[10]
US Indie
[11]
Everything to You[12]
  • Release date: October 28, 2014
  • Label: Skylark
Starfire
  • Release date: July 8, 2016
  • Label: Skylark / Monument
18 16 48
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Album
US
AAA

[13]
US
Country
Airplay

[14]
"Starfire"[15] 2018 Starfire
"Put Me Back Together"[3] 2019 Supernova
"Long Time Coming"[16] 2020 35
"I Can't"[17]
(featuring Old Dominion)
2021 55
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released to that format.

Selected writing credits[edit]

Title Year Artist Album Notes
"Let It Hurt" 2012 Rascal Flatts Changed
"You Can't Make Old Friends" 2013 Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton You Can't Make Old Friends

and Blue Smoke

"Wasting All These Tears" Cassadee Pope Frame by Frame
"Hypnotizing" Hayden Panettiere The Music of Nashville: Season 1, Volume 2
"Wild Boy" Danielle Bradbery Danielle Bradbery
"Don't Put Dirt On My Grave Just Yet" 2014 Hayden Panettiere The Music of Nashville: Season 2, Volume 2
"Tacoma" Garth Brooks Man Against Machine
"747" Lady Antebellum 747
"Hear Your Heart" 2015 James Bay Other Sides (EP)
  • Written with James Bay and Steve Robson
"Like I'm Gonna Lose You" Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend Title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How Caitlyn Smith Defied Sex Symbol Clichés to Break Out in Nashville". ELLE. 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
  2. ^ a b "Caitlyn Smith Steps Into the Spotlight With 'Starfire' After Penning Songs for Meghan Trainor and Garth Brooks". Retrieved 2017-12-19.
  3. ^ a b c Jon Bream (September 13, 2019). "Cannon Falls-reared Caitlyn Smith fittingly previews new album at St. Paul planetarium". StarTribune. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "Sony Music's Monument Records Revived By Jason Owen, Shane McAnally". Billboard.com. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  5. ^ "10 New Country Artists You Need To Know: May 2016". Rolling Stone Country. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Her New Little 'Starfire' Has Arrived! Caitlyn Smith Introduces Son Lewis James: 'So Grateful'". PEOPLE.com.
  7. ^ "Caitlyn Smith Welcomes Son Thomas Miles". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  8. ^ "Caitlyn Smith (Album Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2020.
  9. ^ a b "Caitlyn Smith (Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  10. ^ a b "Caitlyn Smith (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  11. ^ "Caitlyn Smith (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  12. ^ Dunkerley, Beville (October 21, 2014). "Hear Caitlyn Smith's Autobiographical 'Everything to You' EP — Exclusive Premiere". Rolling Stone. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  13. ^ "Caitlyn Smith (Triple A Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  14. ^ "Caitlyn Smith (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2021.
  15. ^ "Future Releases on Triple A (AAA) Radio Stations". All Access. Archived from the original on January 27, 2018. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  16. ^ "Future Releases on Triple A (AAA) Radio Stations". All Access. Archived from the original on January 14, 2020. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  17. ^ "Future Releases for Country Radio Stations". All Access. Archived from the original on February 1, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
  18. ^ "Cassadee Pope - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  19. ^ "Cassadee Pope - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  20. ^ "Meghan Trainor - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  21. ^ "Meghan Trainor - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  22. ^ "Meghan Trainor - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  23. ^ "Meghan Trainor - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.

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