Warner Music Nashville singer/songwriter Shy Carter will be bringing his exceptional talents to the Grand Ole Opry stage for the very first time on April 16th 2022.
A date to remember, Shy Carter is on our list for being one of the next big things in country music so we are very excited for Shy.
Making his debut on April 16, fans can purchase tickets here to catch his milestone performance.
We, the UK have recently had the absolute pleasure of having Shy Carter play for us for the first time at Country 2 Country Festival. Before the official festivities began, Shy was also part of the popular CMA Songwriters Series on the Thursday. During the songwriters show, Caitlyn Smith announced to Carter in front of a sold out crowd that he would be making his Opry debut which he was unaware of at the time. Watch the moment here.
An emotional moment for Carter, the audience roared with cheers and gave him a deserving applause.
“I’m so excited to be performing at the Grand Ole Opry. What a surreal moment,” shares Carter. “I’m grateful to the wonderful people at the Opry for embracing me and my music. This opportunity is truly a dream come true and I really can’t believe it’s actually happening! Here we go baby! Woo-hoo!”
A well established songwriter for years with impressive hits under his belt such as Sugarland’s Stuck Like Glue, Kane Brown’s Heaven, Charlie Puth’s One Call Away, Billy Currington’s It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To and more Shy also released his sensational debut EP The Rest of Us in late 2021.
Carter co-wrote all eight songs on the EP which was produced by David Garcia.
The EP includes game-changing singles such as the R&B infused and inspirational anthem Good Love, the soulful ballad The Rest of Us and the party themed Beer With My Friends (feat. Cole Swindell and David Lee Murphy).
Continuing to make his name known, the 2021 Amazon Music Artist to Watch will appear in the Amazon Music Original feature-length documentary, For Love & Country, out April 7. The film examines Country music’s evolution through the lens of a new generation of Black artists claiming space in Nashville — and helping to transform the genre in the process. Directed by director and photographer Joshua Kissi, the film will premiere in the Amazon Music app and on Prime Video. Watch the For Love & Country trailer here.
With music festival dates heating up, Carter is next slated to take the stage at Tortuga Music Festival 2022 (4/9) in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Stagecoach Music Festival 2022 (4/30) in Indio, CA, and Headwaters Country Jam 2022 (8/20) in Three Forks, MT. Click here for full show details.
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ABOUT SHY CARTER:
Warner Music Nashville multi-talent Shy Carter breaks out on his own as a sought-after Country artist, songwriter, and producer. Lauded for his “top-shelf songwriting and versatile vocals,” according to Billboard, the bona fide hitmaker is one of the most formidable rising talents with credits that span Kane Brown’s “Heaven,” Charlie Puth’s “One Call Away,” Billy Currington’s “It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To,” Sugarland’s “Stuck Like Glue,” and Rob Thomas’ “Someday,” among others. With the release of his debut EP, ‘The Rest Of Us,’ and appearing across music festivals this summer, Carter will next be featured in the Amazon Music Original feature-length documentary, For Love & Country, on April 7. Soon to make his Grand Ole Opry debut, he’s already had early success as an in-demand collaborator with features such as Tim McGraw’s “Way Down,” plus Keith Urban’s “Never Comin Down” and “My Wave,” while also working with Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Lopez, Nelly, Cole Swindell, and more. “Thoughtfully [stretching] and [challenging] the borders of the country genre,” as described by Taste of Country, Carter’s roots in Gospel, Jazz, and R&B run deep, as he pumps Pop flavors into his Soul-saturated sound. The born entertainer is a 2022 CMT LISTEN UP artist; was named on Variety’s 2018 Hitmakers list; and deemed an Artist to Watch by Amazon Music, MusicRow, and Pandora.