Brent Cobb is an American country music singer-songwriter. He has composed songs for artists like Luke Bryan, Kellie Pickler, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town and The Oak Ridge Boys.
Cobb was born August 1 in Americus, Georgia and fronted a local band called Mile Marker before moving to Nashville where country superstar Luke Bryan encouraged him to relocate to Music Row.
Early Life and Education
Brent Cobb had always had an affinity for music; his father Patrick, was both an appliance repairman and member of a rock band, giving Brent the motivation to pursue music as a career path. At seven years old, Brent made his singing debut at an outdoor festival in Richland Georgia.
He relocated to Nashville in 2008 and began writing songs for various country artists such as Luke Bryan, Kellie Pickler, and Kenny Chesney at Carnival Music Publishing. He composed hits like these that continue to make waves today.
Brent Cobb made a considerable fortune through album sales. To date, he has released three studio albums and an EP. Providence Canyon was released on May 11, 2018 and peaked 17th on Billboard’s Top Country music albums chart; previously released LP, Shine on Rainy Day by Elektra Records debuted at number five within their highest Heatseekers chart.
Brent Cobb has performed in numerous music concerts during his career and written songs for numerous country singers – earning him an immense fortune along the way.
He has recorded several studio albums throughout his career; Providence Canyon was released on May 11, 2018 and quickly reached 17th on the US Billboard chart.
Brent Cobb has amassed an immense fan base and his songs are beloved by many people worldwide. Known for his powerful soulful voice and authentic songwriting, Brent is an inspiration to young singers looking to break through. Additionally, his musical career has won numerous awards and nominations over time; moreover he recently launched Ol’ Buddy Records to release his next album.
Achievement and Honors
After writing songs for various country musicians, he released his debut album No Place Left to Leave which peaked at 17 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Following that success, he joined Carnival Music and started penning songs for such artists as Luke Bryan, Kellie Pickler and Kenny Chesney as well as recording his own material and eventually releasing an EP of self-titled material in 2012.
In 2016, Cobb released his major label debut Shine On Rainy Day through Elektra’s Low Country Sound imprint, drawing inspiration from legendary artists like Kris Kristofferson. This album was both intimate and soulful in soundscape.
The album was both critical and commercial success, earning him a Grammy nomination. Additionally, he returned home to Georgia to work on his latest project – Providence Canyon (named after a gorge in Ellaville)!
Brent Cobb was born August 1st 1986 in Americus, Georgia to an appliance repairman/rock band member father and began singing with his dad’s band at an early age at local festivals around Richland Georgia. By seven he made his vocal debut alongside them.
Later, he relocated to Nashville and met his Grammy award-winning producer cousin Dave Cobb who helped launch his country music career as a singer-songwriter with No Place Left to Leave as his debut album release in 2006.
In 2018, Providence Canyon, his second studio album released through Elektra Records, peaked at number 17 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.
Brent Cobb has amassed an immense net worth through his musical career. He makes money through live concerts, studio album sales and brand deals – as one of the foremost country singers he has amassed an enormous fan base over time.
His vocal debut came at age seven in Americus, Georgia when his father’s band made its first performance of “My First Single.” Soon thereafter he joined Mile Marker 5, which went on to have regional success opening for larger acts and featured numerous national acts as openers. Later he met Dave Cobb who produced albums winning six Grammy awards himself!
In 2008, at Luke Bryan’s suggestion, he moved to Nashville. Within one year he secured a songwriting contract with Carnival Music Publishing and started writing for other artists before finally releasing his self-titled EP in 2012.