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Grammy Award Winning American singer/songwriter, record producer and multi instrumentalist, raised in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey and currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee. As a songwriter, he has multiple #1 songs with artists Carrie Underwood, Billy Currington, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, and Jason Aldean.
Underwood's "Good Girl," which DeStefano co-wrote, reached number 1 on Hot Country Songs in 2012. DeStefano also co-wrote and produced Brett Eldredge's number 1 single "Don't Ya."
Chris also co-wrote the Carrie Underwood, 7 week, #1 song "Something in the Water," the 3rd longest running female #1 Hot Country song in chart history. DeStefano co-wrote "Kiss Somebody" (July 2017) with its Australian singer, Morgan Evans, and fellow American songwriter, Josh Osborne. At the APRA Music Awards of 2018, the song and its writers won Country Work of the Year.
Justin Wilson has over 35 cuts and he also had number one singles like "Drunk Me" (Mitchell Tenpenny), "Kiss You In The Morning" (Michael Ray) and "We Went" (Randy Houser). Other cuts include "Happens Like That" (Granger Smith), "Bad Lovers" (Luke Bryan), "Straight Outta Cold Beer" (Blake Shelton), and "Better In Boots" (Tyler Farr). He currently has a top 30 single out - "Momma's House" (Dustin Lynch).
Eric Van Houten
Country music singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN by way of Buffalo NY, Eric Van Houten has been performing and writing for almost 10 years now. At age 23, the high energy and emotion he puts on stage is exhilarating, captivating, and entertaining. Over the last few years, Eric has paid his dues touring the country headlining shows and opening for artists like Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, and Jake Owen.
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