Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Morgan Wallen.

REAL NAME: Morgan Cole Wallen

BIRTH DATE: May 13, 1993

WHERE FROM:  Sneedville, Tennessee

CONNECTIONS: Diplo, Julia Michaels, Adam Levine, Usher, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs,

TO THE POINT POINTS

  • Was offered a college scholarship to play baseball but got injured.
  • As a child, took piano and violin lessons
  • Competed in season 6 of the Voice in 2014.  He didn't make it past the playoff round.  He was originally chosen to be on Usher's team then stolen by Adam Levine for his team.
  • In 2015, he signed to Panacea Records then, in 2016, signed to Big Loud Records.
  • Was nominated for a 2019 CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year for 'Whiskey Glasses'.
  • Was nominated for a 2019 Country Music Association Award for New Artist of the Year.
  • Is currently nominated for a 2020 Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Artist of the Year

All information obtained by Wikipedia.

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