Chris Lane


Chris Lane Biography

Christopher Eric Lane (born November 9, 1984) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has released one album as front-man of the Chris Lane Band, a second album, Girl Problems, and a third album, Laps Around the Sun. via Big Loud Records. Lane has charted four singles on Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay, including the No. 1 "Fix".

Early life and career beginnings

Lane grew up in Kernersville, North Carolina and has a twin brother named Cory. While attending Glenn High School he and his brother played football and baseball, and both went on to play baseball in college at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Lane learned to play the guitar when sports injuries affected his chances of a professional baseball career. In his hometown he worked for his father's landscaping business and started a cover band that played in High Point University cafeteria. In 2007, Lane and his brother auditioned for the seventh season of American Idol but did not make it to Hollywood. It wasn't until 2008 when Chris met Seth England of Big Loud Mountain management which launched Chris's career as an up-and-coming country music artist.

Career

Before pursuing a solo career, Lane fronted the Chris Lane Band. Their album Let's Ride charted on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in 2012. He moved to Nashville in 2013. Lane has opened for The Band Perry, Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Chris Young and Brantley Gilbert, among others. In 2014, he opened for Florida Georgia Line on their This Is How We Roll Tour.

Lane's debut single, "Broken Windshield View", was released to country radio on June 10, 2014 by Big Loud Mountain. The song was written by Rodney Clawson, Shane Minor, and David Lee Murphy and produced by Joey Moi. It was featured on Sirius XM's The Highway and iTunes' New and Noteworthy. It sold 11,000 downloads in its first week of release and reached number 45 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. As of August 2014, it has sold 43,000 downloads. It was also included on an extended play.

Lane released "Girl Problems" in August 2016. The album's first single, "Fix", was released to country radio on October 30, 2015. It reached number one on the Country Airplay chart in August 2016. The album's second single, "For Her", was released to country radio on August 29, 2016.

Lane released his second album, Laps Around the Sun, in 2018. Its lead single is "Take Back Home Girl", a duet with pop singer Tori Kelly.

Discography

Albums

Title Album details Peak positions Title
US Country
US
CAN
Let's Ride
  • Release date: April 17, 2012
  • Label: Loradale Drive
75 "? "?
Girl Problems
  • Release date: August 5, 2016
  • Label: Big Loud
8 55 "?
  • US: 22,000
Laps Around the Sun
  • Release date: July 13, 2018
  • Label: Big Loud
8 83 51
""?" denotes releases that did not chart

Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US Country
US Heat
US Indie
Fix
  • Release date: November 13, 2015
  • Label: Big Loud Mountain
23 4 40
  • US: 15,000
Take Back Home
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  • Label: Big Loud Mountain
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Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Sales Album
US Country
US Country Airplay
US
CAN Country
CAN
2012 "All I Ever Needed" "? "? "? "? "? Let's Ride
"Let's Ride" "? "? "? "? "?
2014 "Broken Windshield View" 45 56 "? "? "?
2015 "Fix" 10 1 65 8 100
  • RIAA: Gold
  • MC: Gold
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Girl Problems
2016 "For Her" 17 10 92 1 "?
  • RIAA: Gold
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2017 "Take Back Home Girl" 12 8 55 5 79
  • RIAA: Platinum
  • US: 150,000
2018 "I Don't Know About You" 32 41 "? "? "?
  • US: 65,000
""?" denotes releases that did not chart

Music Videos

Year Video Director
2012 "Let's Ride"
2014 "Broken Windshield View" Robert Hales
2016 "Fix" TK McKamy
"For Her"
2017 "Take Back Home Girl" (featuring Tori Kelly) Justin Clough
2018 "I Don't Know About You"

Tours

Headlining

  • Laps Around the Sun Tour with Mason Ramsey and Gabby Barrett (2018)
Supporting

  • This Is How We Roll Tour with Florida Georgia Line (2014)
  • Hell of a Night Tour with Dustin Lynch (2015)
  • Rhythm and Roots Tour with Rascal Flatts (2016)
  • Dig Your Roots Tour with Florida Georgia (2016-17)
  • Smooth Tour with Florida Georgia Line (2017)

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient/Work Result Ref
2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Best New Country Artist Chris Lane
ACM Awards New Male Vocalist of the Year



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