Tim Hicks

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Tim Hicks
Tim Hicks.jpg
Background information
Born (1979-08-22) August 22, 1979 (age 39)
OriginNiagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Years active2012–present
ABC Music

Tim Hicks (born August 22, 1979) is a Canadian country music singer-songwriter from Niagara Falls, Ontario.[1] In 2012, Hicks opened for Dallas Smith and Chad Brownlee on the Boys of Fall tour. In 2014 Hicks opened for Dierks Bentley during some of the Riser Tour.[1] His debut single, "Get By", was released in December 2012 by RGK Entertainment Group. Hicks co-wrote the song with Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line, Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace, Casey Marshall and Shawn Hamm.[1] In February 2013, the song debuted on the Canadian Hot 100.[2]

Personal life[edit]

At the age of 6, Tim started taking music lessons at the Ontario Conservatory of Music in Niagara Falls.


Tim Hicks performing live at CMT Hitlist 2013 tour in GM Centre, Oshawa ON

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak positions Certifications
Throw Down
  • Release date: August 27, 2013
  • Label: RGK Entertainment
  • Release date: August 5, 2014
  • Label: RGK Entertainment
Shake These Walls
  • Release date: September 9, 2016
  • Label: Open Road
New Tattoo
  • Release date: June 22, 2018[5]
  • Label: Open Road

Live albums[edit]

Title Details
Tim Hicks Live[6]
  • Release date: May 19, 2017
  • Label: Open Road

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
Tim Hicks
  • Release date: March 5, 2013
  • Label: RGK Entertainment


Year Single Peak chart
Certifications Album
CAN Country
2012 "Get By" 9 57 Throw Down
2013 "Hell Raisin' Good Time" 9 59
"Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing" 8 94
2014 "Got a Feeling" 14 62
"Here Comes the Thunder" 10 69 5:01
"She Don't Drink Whiskey Anymore" 10 91
2015 "So Do I" 8 87
"Young, Alive and In Love" 11 5:01+
2016 "Stompin' Ground" 7 Shake These Walls
"Slow Burn" 9
2017 "Slide Over" 2
"Forever Rebels" 10
2018 "Loud" 4 New Tattoo
"The Worst Kind" (featuring Lindsay Ell)A 17
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • ACurrent single.[15]

As featured artist[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
CAN Country
2015 "One Horse Town"
(with The Road Hammers)
41 The Squeeze

Other songs[edit]

Year Single Certifications Album
2013 "Stronger Beer" Throw Down

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2013 "Get By" Jason Lupish
"Hell Raisin' Good Time"
"Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing" Warren P. Sonoda
2014 "Got a Feeling" (featuring Blackjack Billy) Adam Rothlein
"Here Comes the Thunder"
"She Don't Drink Whiskey Anymore" The Edde Brothers
2015 "So Do I" Brent Bergerson
"Young, Alive and In Love"
"One Horse Town" (with The Road Hammers)
"I'll Be Home for Christmas but I'll Be Drunk" Joel Stewart
2016 "Stompin' Ground"
"Slow Burn"
2018 "Loud" Peter Zavadil

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result[citation needed]
2013 Canadian Country Music Association Rising Star Nominated
2014 Juno Awards of 2014 Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated
Country Album of the YearThrow Down Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Rising Star Won
Album of the Year – Throw Down Nominated
Songwriter of the Year – "Hell Raisin' Good Time" Nominated
CMT Video of the Year – "Got a Feeling" Nominated
2015 Male Artist of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year – 5:01 Nominated
Interactive Artist of the Year Nominated
2017 Country Music Association of Ontario Male artist of the Year Won
Album of the Year - Shake These Walls Nominated
Songwriter of the Year - "Stompin’ Ground" (with Todd Clark, Gavin Slate and Travis Wood) Nominated
Fan's Choice Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Male Artist of the Year Nominated
Interactive Artist or Group of the Year Nominated


  1. ^ a b c "TC Sneak Peek: 'Get By' Tim Hicks". Top Country. December 21, 2012. Retrieved February 14, 2013.
  2. ^ "Tim Hicks - Music Charts". acharts.us. Retrieved February 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "Tim Hicks Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  4. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Tim Hicks – Throw Down". Music Canada.
  5. ^ "Tim Hicks Announces New Album "New Tattoo"". Top Country. May 15, 2018. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  6. ^ Kennedy, John R. (May 2, 2017). "Tim Hicks To Release Live Album". iHeartRadio. iHeartMedia. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Ryan, Gavin (March 19, 2016). "ARIA Albums: Matt Corby 'Telluric' Is 100th No 1 Australian Album". Noise11. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  8. ^ "Tim Hicks Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  9. ^ "Tim Hicks Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  10. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tim Hicks – Get By". Music Canada.
  11. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tim Hicks – Hell Raisin' Good Time". Music Canada.
  12. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tim Hicks – Got a Feeling". Music Canada.
  13. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tim Hicks – Here Comes the Thunder". Music Canada.
  14. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tim Hicks – Stompin' Ground". Music Canada.
  15. ^ Doole, Kerry (August 24, 2018). "Tim Hicks: The Worst Kind feat. Lindsay Ell". FYI Music News. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  16. ^ Peak positions of featured singles on Canada Country:
  17. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tim Hicks – Stronger Beer". Music Canada.

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