Michael Knox (record producer)

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Michael Knox
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Background information
Born Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s) record producer
Years active 1990s–present
Associated acts Jason Aldean
Website musicknox.com

Michael Knox (born in Nashville, Tennessee[1]) is an American record producer.

Knox is best known for discovering Jason Aldean[2] and producing all of his albums.[3] He also helped Crossin Dixon sign to Broken Bow Records, the same label to which Aldean is signed, after a friend of his saw the band perform.[4] Other artists whom he has produced include Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins.[5]

Before working as a producer, Knox was an executive at Warner/Chappell Music.[6] His first production credit was Danni Leigh's 29 Nights.[7] Knox worked as a song plugger.[5]

In 2010, Knox won two Academy of Country Music awards for Aldean and Kelly Clarkson's "Don't You Wanna Stay".[8]

The next year, he received an Album of the Year nomination from the Country Music Association for his production on My Kinda Party.[6]


He is the son of Rock 'n' Roll singer Buddy Knox.[6]

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