Cole Swindell is a new artist on the country scene, but he’s been quickly rising to the top since he broke onto the scene with his first hit single, “Chillin’ It,” back in 2013. Since then he’s continued to release chart topping songs like “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” and “You Should Be Here” and even wrote numerous other popular hits sung by other artists. His success was solidified in 2015 when he won an ACM Award as Best New Artist and he’s been showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon! He just released a new album and is about to set out on tour again this summer. Here’s a look at 9 things you didn’t know about one of the hottest new country artists, Cole Swindell!
9. Stage Fright
He still gets nervous before going on stage. In a radio interview he said, “I get anxious every time I go on stage. My music means the world to me, so if I wasn’t jumping around backstage getting amped up for the show, something would be wrong.” Cole is well known for putting on an amazing show that is fast-paced and high energy.