Morgan Wallen is an American country music singer and songwriter. He was born on March 13, 1993, to Tommy and Lesli Wallen in Sneedville, Tennessee.Growing up he took piano and violin lessons. In college, Morgan Wallen wanted to follow baseball but an injury moved him into the music industry.
In 2011, he auditioned for and participated on The Voice. After his run ended on the show, he signed a recording contract with major labels. Hitting number one and staying atop many charts, Wallen quickly became a well-known singer. Morgan Wallen is currently dating someone.
Wallen rose to fame in the sixth season of The Voice. Originally a member of Usher’s team, he later became an Adam Levine teammate and faced elimination in season playoffs. Facing elimination, he signed onto Panacea Records with a contract. He is an American singer, songwriter and music producer from Montgomery, Alabama. In 2015 he released his debut EP Stand Alone. The album reached number 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and Dangerous: The Double Album released in January 2021, performed even better.
Success and Fame
He released his first album in 2017, Dangerous. This album debuted at number 1 on the Canadian Albums chart and stayed there for four consecutive weeks. It also stayed atop the US Billboard 200 chart for six consecutive weeks straight. This made the album the first country album to do so since Garth Brooks The Chase in 1992. In addition, it was number 1 on iTunes 62 countries around the world – and still counting!
The impressive numbers don’t end there either. Despite his fame, Wallen has kept himself out of the spotlight in many ways. For example, he hasn’t given any interviews or done any meet-and-greets with fans so that he can focus on making music for his true listeners, who are the people who buy his albums and listen to him on streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music.
Making headlines on a more personal level, Morgan Wallen was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct outside Kid Rock’s bar in Nashville early this year. He apologized to fans following the incident via his social media accounts. In the videos, Wallen was seen coughing and sneezing without covering his mouth. Murphy finally appeared on the show, also playing in a sketch that parodied his recent controversies.
Following these events, Wallen’s record label Big Loud severed ties with him indefinitely. However, he and his music prospered nonetheless. Wallen’s music experienced a sales surge following the controversy.
Who is Morgan Wallen Dating Now?
As of the time I’m writing this, he’s single. However, a couple years ago (in 2017) he was photographed hand-in-hand with Katie Smith at the CMT Awards. Morgan Wallen is an up-and-coming country singer who (along with his partner Drake White) recently released a successful new release. it sounds like this could be about her, yes? But he has previously said that the song wasn’t inspired by KT. It was written when he moved to Nashville in 2015.
Wallen is also raising a son named Indigo, who he welcomed with an Instagram influencer back in July 2020. He has shared his experience of being a single parent to raise this child. Morgan Wallen said that talking about his experience as a single dad, he found the task daunting. He also added that despite the difficulties in co-parenting, he and Smith put their son first. Adding that they re doing their best to figure it out, he also said how KT has been working with him.