After the CMA's last night my Facebook page blew up with..."Nancy, who is this Chris Stapleton?" I had to reply "I honestly don't know!" But I do know that I REALLY enjoyed his performance with Justin Timberlake! So, I did a little research and this is what I found out: 

This is what Wikipedia had to say:
Christopher Alvin "Chris" Stapleton (born April 15, 1978) is an American country, bluegrass musician signed to Universal Music Group Nashville. He is an established songwriter with six number one songs including the 5-week number one "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, "Love's Gonna Make It Alright" recorded by George Strait and "Come Back Song" recorded by Darius Rucker.

As a songwriter, over 150 of Stapleton's songs have appeared on albums by such artists as Adele, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley. He has co-written with notable artists like Vince Gill, Peter Frampton and Sheryl Crow. Stapleton won the 2015 Country Music Association Award for Best Male Vocalist, New Artist of the Year, and Traveller won Album of the Year.

Here is the original audio of 'Tennessee Whiskey'.

If you would like to download this song, or the Traveller album to your digital library, here are the links:

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