Nathan Carter (singer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nathan Carter
Nathan Carter. Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow.JPG
At the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
Background information
Birth name Nathan Carter
Born (1990-05-28) 28 May 1990 (age 25)
Liverpool, England
Origin County Donegal, Ireland
Genres Country, Country and Irish
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2002–present

2002 - 2014 Sharpe Music

2014 - Present Decca Records

Nathan Carter (born 28 May 1990) is an Irish country singer signed to Decca Records since 2014.[1] He was earlier on Sharpe Music. He is one of the biggest stars of the genre of music known as Country and Irish.


Carter was born in Liverpool to parents from Northern Ireland. He began playing the accordion at age 4 and at age 10, he won the title for All Ireland Title for Traditional Singing.[2] At 18 he moved from Liverpool to live in Ireland.

His debut album, Starting Out, was released in 2007 and from then on he has been known for reviving the genre of Country and Irish in both the United Kingdom and Ireland.[citation needed] His version of "Wagon Wheel" that launched him to stardom appears in the similarly titled album Wagon Wheel. the album was a commercial success for him making it to the Top 3 in the Irish Album Chart.

Carter released his studio album Where I Wanna Be in August 2013,[3] followed by the follow-up Beautiful Life in 2015 with active promotion in the United Kingdom accompanied by UK tour. Both albums have topped the Irish Albums Chart. Beautiful Life became the first of his albums to chart on the UK Albums Chart.




Year Album Peak positions Notes


2007 Starting Out
2010 The Way You Love Me
2011 Time of My Life
2012 Wagon Wheel 6 3
2013 Where I Wanna Be 1 4
2015 Beautiful Life 1 32
Live albums
Year Album Peak positions Tracklist

2012 The Live Show
2013 The Wagon Wheel Show – Live 1


  • 2012: The Live Show
  • 2013: The Wagon Wheel Live Show



Year Single Peak positions Album
2012 "Wagon Wheel"[6] 14 Wagon Wheel
2013 "Caledonia"[7]  –
"Where I Wanna Be"[8]  – Where I Wanna Be
"Boys of Summer" 96
2014 "Simple Life" 73
"On the Boat to Liverpool" 95
"Good Time Girls" 40


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Nathan Carter the Superstar of Country Music talks to Seamus on Country Time With Qiunn". WorldIrish. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Where I Wanna Be". 3 August 2013. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Nathan Carter | Discography". AllMusic. 11 July 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Nathan Carter page
  6. ^ "Nathan Carter Wagon Wheel". YouTube. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Nathan Carter Caledonia". YouTube. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Nathan Carter – Where I Wanna Be". YouTube. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

External links[edit]