Jordan Davis (singer)

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Jordan Davis
Birth name Jordan Carl Wheeler Davis
Born (1988-03-30) March 30, 1988 (age 30)
Shreveport, Louisiana
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2017–present
Labels MCA Nashville

Jordan Carl Wheeler Davis (born March 30, 1988) is an American country music singer and songwriter signed to Universal Music Group Nashville's MCA Nashville division.

Biography[edit]

Davis was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, to mother Luwanna. He has a brother, Jacob Davis (who is also a country singer), and a sister, Jentry. His uncle, Stan Paul Davis, wrote Tracy Lawrence's hit singles "Today's Lonely Fool" and "Better Man, Better Off". Davis graduated from Louisiana State University and moved to Nashville in 2012.[1]

Career[edit]

After graduation, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee and secured a recording contract with Universal Music Group Nashville in 2016.[2]

Davis's debut single, "Singles You Up", came out in mid-2017. He wrote the song with Steven Dale Jones and Justin Ebach. It hit number one on the Billboard Country Airplay chart in April 2018. The corresponding debut album, Home State, was released on March 23, 2018.[3] Paul DiGiovanni, guitarist for Boys Like Girls, produced the album.[1] "Take It from Me" was released to country radio on May 7, 2018 as the second single from the album.

Personal life[edit]

Davis married Kristen O'Connor on March 25, 2017.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Sales
US
[4]
US Country
[5]
CAN
[6]
Home State 47 6 48

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Certifications Album
US
[8]
US Country
[9]
US Country Airplay
[10]
CAN
[11]
CAN Country
[12]
2017 "Singles You Up" 50 4 1 64 1 Home State
2018 "Take It from Me" 28 24 29

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2018 "Singles You Up" Eric Ryan Anderson
"Take It from Me"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jordan Davis biography". Allmusic. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Casey, Jim (June 22, 2017). "Don't Fear the Beard . . . Just Listen to Jordan Davis' New Single, "Singles You Up"". Nash Country Daily. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  3. ^ https://musicrow.com/2018/01/mca-nashville-newcomer-jordan-davis-announces-home-state-debut/
  4. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Billboard Top Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Canadian Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  7. ^ Bjorke, Matt (August 15, 2018). "The Top 10 Country Albums: August 14, 2018". Roughstock. Retrieved August 15, 2018.
  8. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  9. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Country Songs". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Country Airplay". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
  12. ^ "Jordan Davis Chart History: Canada Country". Billboard. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  13. ^ "Gold & Platinum: Jordan Davis". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 28, 2018.