April 2, 1980 (43)
Kip Moore is an American country music singer-songwriter, widely recognized for his debut album “Up All Night” which included the hit single “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck.” Moore’s career is marked by his distinctive raspy voice and a series of successful albums and singles that have significantly contributed to contemporary country music. His work has been acknowledged by both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.
Moore’s career in the entertainment industry is highlighted by his notable roles in both film and television series. He gained prominence with his debut album “Up All Night” in 2012, which was the best-selling debut album by a male in 2012 and 2013 in the country genre. His subsequent albums, “Wild Ones” in 2015 and “Slowheart” in 2017.
The collaborations that have significantly impacted Moore’s career include working with renowned songwriters and producers. He has collaborated with Dan Couch on many of his hits, including “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck.” Brett James, another key collaborator, co-wrote songs like “Beer Money” and “Hey Pretty Girl” with Moore. Collaboration with producer Brett Beavers resulted in the hit “I’m to Blame.” Moore has also worked with songwriter Westin Davis on multiple projects. The partnership with Tony Martin yielded notable songs.
Throughout his career, Kip Moore has received several awards and distinctions that underscore his impact on the music industry. He was nominated for New Artist of the Year at the American Country Awards in 2012 and won Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Music Row Awards in 2014. His single “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck” was certified double platinum in the US, a testament to its widespread popularity and commercial success. Moore’s album “Up All Night” was also certified platinum in the US, marking a significant milestone in his career.