Chris Lindsey

Christopher Marsh Lindsey is a Grammy nominated American country music songwriter and record producer. He is the husband of Aimee Mayo, with whom he has three children; Levi, Oscar and Lola. The two own Aimeeland Studios.

Chris Lindsey
Birth nameChristopher Marsh Lindsey
OriginNashville, Tennessee
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Songwriter, record producer
Years active1999 - present
Associated actsAimee Mayo
Websitehttps://www.aimeelandstudio.com/

Chris Lindsey has created major hits for Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars, Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Kellie Pickler, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill , Martina McBride, Sara Evans, Lonestar, and many others. Lindsey has over 250 commercial recordings of his songs selling 90 Million records and counting.

Lindsey's production credits include the number one hits "I Breathe In, I Breathe Out" by Chris Cagle and "19 Somethin'" by Mark Wills.[1] Other artists for whom he has produced include Jimmy Wayne,[2] Aaron Lines, Rachel Proctor, Can You Duet winners Caitlin & Will,[3] and American Idol season 9 finalist Casey James.[4] He also produced Kellie Pickler's self-titled second album and co-wrote five songs on it.[1][5]

One of his first writing credits was Lonestar's 1999 single "Amazed", which at the time was the first song in 18 years to chart at number one on both Hot Country Songs and the Billboard Hot 100.[6] He also co-wrote the song's followup, "Smile", which was at number one on the country charts while "Amazed" topped the Hot 100. "Amazed" received Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) awards for over 5 million spins on radio, plus a Song of the Year award from the same association. It was also the top country song of 1999 according to Billboard Year-End.[1] Lindsey's songs have appeared in the television series Ghost Whisperer and Eli Stone.[1]

Another one of Lindsey's songs, "This One's for the Girls" by Martina McBride, peaked at number 3 on the country charts and number one on Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks. In 2011, it was chosen as a theme for the TV series The View.[7]

Chris Lindsey is the host of songwriting / music podcast 'Pitch List', currently in its third season. [8] Pitch List is part of the American Songwriter Podcast Network. [9]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-01. Retrieved 2012-10-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (28 June 2003). "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 29 November 2017 – via Google Books.
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  4. ^ "Casey James track list revealed". Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Kellie Pickler's Next Album Due Sept. 30". Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Stryper - 30+ Years of Rock". Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Year of Alabama Music: Aimee Mayo". Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Songwriting Tools | Pitch List Podcast". pitchlistpod. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  9. ^ "American Songwriter Podcast Network". American Songwriter. Retrieved 2020-07-12.