Justin Moore Music Never Stopped
by Snehashree Mandal for Country Music News International
Justin Moore’s latest album “Straight Outta The Country” released on April 23rd, this year.
Justin Moore has captivated his fans and country music lovers with his traditional country sound and fascinating live shows over a decade. Justin Cole Moore, born on March 30, 1984 in Arkansas, US, is singer and songwriter. His specialty lies in singing hit tracks and numbers from the country music genre. Moore has been a performer since his high school days. After finishing his graduation, he briefly united with Southern Rock Band. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2002 and came across an executive of The Valory Music Co. Thereby, in 2008, he signed a deal with Big Machine Records, an independent imprint of the Valory Music Group.
With the label, he released his first single “I could Kick Your Ass.” His first single radio performance, “Back That Thing Up” featured. This song grabbed the 38th spot on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. In 2009, his first debut album was released which was called Justin Moore. So far, he has released six albums with Big Machine Records including the debut album, Outlaws Like Me in 2011, Off the Beaten Path in 2013, Kinda Don’t Care in 2016, Late Nights and Longnecks in 2019, and Straight Outta the Country in 2021.
Over a decade long career, Moore has released eight songs which have been chartbusters including “Point at You”, “Lettin’ The Night Roll”, “Small Town USA”, “If Heaven Wasn’t So far Away”, “You Look Like I Need A Drink”, “Til My Last day”, to name some of them. He has also produced seven top 10 hits including “Backwoods” and “Point at You.”
Moore’s songs have sixteen times featured on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs. The fifth album of Moore topped the charts immediately upon its release and his first two albums have even been Platinum-Certified.
Besides releasing chart smashing records, Moore has rocked the audiences at live concerts on his tours from coast-to-coast across the US. He has sung duets with David Lee Murphy, Ricky Skaggs, and Chris Janson. He has performed live with Brad Paisley, Hank Williams Jr., and Miranda Lambert.
Moore has won many accolades for his beautiful songs and brilliant show performances. He won the Inspirational Country Music Awards in the category of “Mainstream Inspirational Country Song” in 2011 for his song “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.” Besides this, he has also been awarded the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2014 under the category of “New Artist of the Year.”
His most recent album, “Straight Outta The Country” was released in April, this year. It features a single, “We Didn’t Have Much” in which he can be heard remembering his good old childhood days in Arkansas. The album features eight tracks in total. Ever since, COVID-19 struck the world, Moore can be seen spending most of his time podcasting with his tour manager JR and has interviewed some well-known personalities like wrestling champion Diamond Dallas Page, American sports journalist Martin Smith, and many more.