With influences ranging from John Mayer and Boyz II Men to Dierks Bentley, Nick Wayne is carving out a musical niche for himself that sits comfortably within the ever-expanding country music genre his hometown of Nashville is known for. Nick's music has been recorded by Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum and Trent Harmon. Nashville's craving for Wayne began after he wrote "How Do I Get Close" with fellow songwriter Josh Kerr. "That song made my career take off as far as Music Row was concerned," Wayne says. In addition to writing songs intended to be recorded by other artists, Wayne has also found his own voice. The end result is almost a blend of John Legend vocals with an Ed Sheeran likability and a Keith Urban country music genre-busting sound. He has since shared the stage with A-list performers such as Urban, Dan & Shay and Devin Dawson among others. His debut album is set to release in Spring 2018, until then listen to him yourself on Sound Cloud or catch him playing around Nashville.
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