So, you think you know Y108 Eight Man Jam Artist Thomas Rhett? Test your knowledge now with our “Ten Fast Facts!” Keep listening to Y108 to win tickets to the Y108 Eight Man Jam on Thursday, May 24th at Rivers Casino!
1) His Full Name: Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr.
2) Where He’s From: Thomas Rhett was born in Valdosta, Georgia
3) His Famous Dad: He is the son of singer-songwriter Rhett Akins
4) The Writer: Thomas Rhett co-wrote Jason Aldean’s song “I Ain’t Ready to Quit” on his “My Kinda Party” album
5) His Label: In 2011, he’s signed to Big Machine Records’ Valory Music Group division
6) His Debut Singe: Thomas Rhett released “Something To Do With My Hands” earlier this year.
7) The Reviews: Taste of Country writer Billy Dukes, said it was “clever, but not so cheeky that the joke tires after a listen or three.”
8) What His Dad’s Been Up To These Days: He’s been writing singles for other country singers, and has had 5 #1 songs with “Gimmie That Girl” by Joe Nichols, “All About Tonight” and “Honey Bee” by Blake Shelton, “All Over Me” by Josh Turner and “Take a Back Road” by Rodney Atkins.
9) His Sibling: Thomas Rhett has a sister named Kasey Lee Akins
10) His Label Mates: Include Brantley Gilbert, Reba McEntire, Justin Moore & Jewel.