Chris Cummings

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

1978, Norton, New Brunswick, Canada. Singing from very early childhood, Cummings released a Canadian single, ‘I Waited’, in 1995, and at the age of 17 was the youngest artist to be offered a contract by the Nashville division of Warner Brothers Records. During the late 90s he had a string of Canadian Top 10 country music hit singles. Writing much of his repertoire with collaborators such as Mac McAnally, Gary Burr and Don Schltiz, his successes included ‘The Kind Of Heart That Breaks’, a 1997 single included on but released before his first album, ‘’Til I See You Again’, ‘Somewhere Inside’, ‘Benefit Of Doubt’, ‘Never Thought Of You That Way’, ‘Cowboy Hats’, the lyric of which comments ironically upon the country music industry, and ‘Twentieth Century’, which was recorded by Alabama and was Grammy nominated. Other nominations that have come his way are several for Canadian Juno...

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