Thomas Rhett Akins Jr. (born March 30, 1990) is an American country music singer-songwriter. He is the son of singer Rhett Akins.
Rhett has released five studio albums for Big Machine Records’ Valory Music imprint: It Goes Like This (2013), Tangled Up (2015), Life Changes (2017), Center Point Road (2019), and Country Again: Side A (2021). He has received four Grammy Award nominations with two albums being nominated for Best Country Album in 2017 and 2019.
His five albums have produced twenty-one singles on the Billboard Hot Country and Country Airplay charts, with fifteen reaching the No. 1 position on the latter: «It Goes Like This», «Get Me Some of That», «Make Me Wanna», «Crash and Burn», «Die a Happy Man», «T-Shirt», «Star of the Show», «Craving You», «Unforgettable», «Marry Me», «Life Changes», «Sixteen», “Remember You Young”, «Look What God Gave Her», «Beer Can’t Fix», and «What’s Your Country Song».
In addition to much of his own material, Rhett has written singles for Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, Florida Georgia Line, LoCash, and Michael Ray, among others.
Rhett married Lauren Akins, on October 12, 2012. They announced that they were adopting a baby girl from Uganda, Willa Gray Akins (b. November 1, 2015) and were expecting. They then had their daughter, Ada James Akins.
Rhett mentions his wife and daughters in his song «Life Changes» and they appear in the music video with him. He also included them in his video for «Look What God Gave Her». On July 23, 2019, Rhett announced that he and his wife were expecting their third daughter, Lennon Love Akins, who was born on February 10, 2020.
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