Riverbend Festival 2014: Get to know Justin Moore
Moore began performing during his junior year of high school. After graduating, he joined his uncle's Southern rock band and moved to Nashville to try and live out his own dream.
Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 2:59 pm EDT
If you’re a fan of today’s country music, you know Justin Moore. Or at least you know his voice from hearing it over and over on the radio.
Justin Moore is an American country music singer born in Conway, Arkansas. His music has been described as having “a heavy dose of southern, country charm and twang."
He began performing during his junior year of high school. After graduating, he joined his uncle's Southern rock band and moved to Nashville to try and live out his own dream. At that, he was successful.
Moore got signed to Big Machine Records imprint Valory Music Group. He released three albums for Valory: Justin Moore in 2009, Outlaws Like Me in 2011, and Off the Beaten Path in 2013.
Moore has charted eight times on the Hot Country Songs charts, including the number one hits "Small Town USA," "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away," and "Til My Last Day," and the top 10 hits "Backwoods," "Point at You," and "Lettin' the Night Roll."
He also won the award for New Artist of the Year 2014 at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Justin Moore will perform on the Coca Cola Stage at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 12.