Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. is the American country singer and songwriter. Three songs from his debut disc “It Goes Like This” (2013) became hits No. 1 in the American country chart: “It Goes Like This”, “Get Me Some of That”, and “Make Me Wanna”. He was born on March 30, 1990 Valdosta, Georgia, and then left for Nashville Tennessee to study in university. The son of the famous country musician Rhett Akins, he accompanied him on drums in youth.
About Thomas Rhett
In 2010, Thomas Rhett produced the song “I Ain't Ready to Quit” for Jason Aldean, which entered an album “My Kinda Party”. In 2012, he debuted with the solo record “Something to Do with My Hands”. The composition debuted in February 2012, having reached No. 58 in Billboard Hot Country Songs. Soon he recorded the song “Beer with Jesus” which took the 49th line of Billboard Hot Country Songs.
Thomas Rhett’s debut disk “It Goes Like This” came on October 29, 2013 by Valory Music Group studios. The fourth track on the disk, “Get Me Some of That”, was his No. 1 single in 2014. The fifth track, “Make Me Wanna”, went out on country radio. It occupied No. 1 place on the Country Airplay chart in 2015. At this time, Rhett also sang as a guest vocalist together with Justin Moore at Brantley Gilbert's. In addition, the singer started talking about the second disk, which appeared in 2015. The title of the new work was “Tangled Up”. The album occupied the 2nd line in the UK charts alongside with the 6th in the US.
In 2013, Thomas Rhett was nominated for American Country Awards; in 2014 – for iHeartRadio Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, Country Music Association, Awards American Country Countdown Awards; in 2015 – for Academy of Country Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, ASCAP Country Music Awards, BMI Country Awards, the last two of which he received.