|Birth name||Cody Daniel Johnson|
|Born||May 21, 1987|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, drums|
|Labels||CoJo, Warner Nashville|
|Associated acts||Trent Willmon|
Cody Daniel Johnson (born May 21, 1987 in Huntsville, Texas) is an American Texas country music singer-songwriter. He has self-released six albums followed by a major label album Ain't Nothin' to It. The sixth album Gotta Be Me debuted at number two on Billboard's Country Albums chart, while the seventh album reached number one.
Cody Daniel Johnson, otherwise known as "CoJo", was born and raised in East Texas by his father Carl Johnson. He grew up taking an interest in bull riding and continued the sport throughout most of his young life. Later on Johnson gave up on his childhood dream of becoming a professional bull rider because he did not believe he was good enough to make it in the tough rodeo scene. Johnson discovered his passion for music at the age of twelve years old and never looked back. He started writing his own songs in Jr. High when one of his teachers encouraged him to start a band with some of his friends which ended up being first runner-up in a Texas State Future Farmers of America talent contest.  Johnson attended Groveton Jr-Sr High School where he continued to learn and grow as an artist. Johnson graduated from High School in 2005 and briefly attended Angelina College in Lufkin Texas. The aspiring musician then decided that college was not for him and that he was going to continue pursuing his career as a singer and songwriter. Johnson is now happily married to his current wife Brandi Johnson and had their daughter in 2015 named Clara Mae Johnson.
Johnson began singing and playing guitar when he was twelve years old. In 2006, he formed the Cody Johnson Band with his dad Carl and drummer Nathan Reedy. Together they recorded an album, Black and White Label. In 2006, the band added a lead guitar player, Matt Rogers, and recorded a live album, Live and Rocking, at Shenanigans and Confetti's Club in Huntsville. Following the release of the album, Johnson's father quit the band.
By 2009, Danny Salinas joined the band on bass guitar. Their first professionally produced album, Six Strings One Dream, was released in September 2009. Three singles from the album reached the top 10 of the Texas music charts. Following the release of the album, the band added Chris Whitten on fiddle and Jeff Smith on lead guitar. Jody Bartula replaced Whitten on fiddle in 2010.
Johnson's next album, A Different Day, was released in 2011 and produced by Trent Willmon. Johnson won the 2011 Texas Regional Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year. After the win, Johnson left his day job with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to focus on music full-time. He teamed with Kyle Park in 2012 for the Dancin' and Drinkin' at Johnson Park Tour. Also in 2012, Johnson's band, now composed of Reedy, Smith, Bartula, and bassist Joey Pruski, changed their name to the Rockin' CJB's.
Johnson's fifth album, Cowboy Like Me, was released on January 14, 2014. The album was Johnson's second produced by Trent Willmon. It sold 8,000 copies in its first week of release, debuting at number 25 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number 33 on the Billboard 200. As of 2014, Johnson's band comprised Smith, Bartula, Pruski, and drummer Miles Stone.
The sixth album, Gotta Be Me, was released on August 5, 2016. The album debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard 200, and at No. 2 on the Top Country Albums chart, selling 23,000 copies in the US in its first week. It was Johnson's most successful release yet, achieved without major label support or widespread radio play.
Johnson's seventh album, "Aint Nothin to It", was released on January 18, 2019. It includes the single "On My Way to You", which is his first Top 40 hit on Country Airplay. The album and single were both released via Warner Bros. Records Nashville. In 2019, Johnson collaborated with Brooks & Dunn on a new version of their hit song "Red Dirt Road" which appears on their album Reboot.
Johnson has performed at many famous country music dance halls and venues over the years such as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Banita Creek Hall in Nacogdoches, Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, and the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Even though Johnson most enjoys performing in his home state of Texas, he has also been on tours performing across America.  He is currently working on his 2019-2020 tour where he will be performing through November 30th all the way through August 15th at venues such as BOK Center, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, The Fillmore Silver Spring, and Royal Oak Music Theater. 
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|Black and White Label||
|Live and Rocking||
|Six Strings One Dream||
|A Different Day||
|Cowboy Like Me||
|Gotta Be Me||
|Ain't Nothin' to It||1||9||—||
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Sales||Certification||Album|
|US Country Airplay
|2016||"With You I Am"||—||46||40||—||
||Gotta Be Me|
|2017||"Wild as You"||—||—||53||—|
|2018||"On My Way to You"||78||13||11||20||
||Ain't Nothin' to It|
|2019||"Nothin' on You"||—||43||52||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
Other charted songs
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2019||"Ain't Nothin' to It"||42||Ain't Nothin' to It|
|2016||"With You I Am"|
|2018||"On My Way To You"|
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