Album Cover Courtesy of The Valory Music Co.
NASHVILLE, TN (April 11, 2022) – THOMAS RHETT delivered his sixth studio album WHERE WE STARTED (The Valory Music Co.) on April 1 to instant critical applause. “Unwilling to be bound be expectation,” the “king in his home genre” (Esquire) contours the journey to the beginning across 15 tracks with star-studded collaborations and career-defining moments like “Death Row,” a song declared as “one of the most impactful, real country songs you’ll hear this year” (Billboard).
With 14 of 15 tracks written by Thomas Rhett, WHERE WE STARTED is his “most substantive material yet” (USA Today), with widespread acclaim matching fan enthusiasm.
“Swerving between a wide swathe of American music sounds, it practically demands an open field, tens-of-thousands-strong throng of fans in front of it” – Esquire
“Features the type of playful instrumentation and charismatic vocal that have separated Rhett from the pack in his field” – Billboard
“With nearly 10 years of recording under his belt since his debut album It Goes Like This and a slew of chart-topping hits filling his country music resume, Thomas Rhett continues to be one of the genre’s hardest working artists continuing to better himself” – PEOPLE
“Extraordinary. This is country music at its very best, speaking truth and touching the soul.” – Music Row [on “Death Row”]
“Distinctly country ballad” – Rolling Stone [on “Angels”]
The superstar introduced new music this week with performances on Amazon Prime, TODAY and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Tonight, Thomas Rhett is making the broadcast premiere of “Half of Me” feat. Riley Green and is nominated for Male Video of the Year for “Country Again” at the 2022 CMT Music Awards – airing LIVE at 7:00P CT on CBS.
Ten years after signing his first record deal with Big Machine Label Group’s The Valory Music Co., arena-packing superstar Thomas Rhett — dubbed “the most reliable maker of No. 1 singles in country music” (Variety) — has 18 MULTI-PLATINUM and GOLD-certified No. 1 hits, 12 BILLION streams and the longest current active streak of consecutive No. 1s in the format (Mediabase/Country Aircheck Chart). Declared “a prince in the genre” (USA Today), he has been honored with eight ACM Awards including Entertainer of the Year, two CMA Awards, five GRAMMY® Awards nominations, plus trophies from the CMT Music Awards, Billboard Awards and iHeartRadio Awards, in addition to being recognized with two CMA Triple Play awards for penning three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period. The superstar’s sixth studio album WHERE WE STARTED (The Valory Music Co.) is available now. Inspired by family, friends and love of the outdoors, Thomas Rhett founded the Dos Primos Tequila Company alongside his cousin Jeff Worn in 2018.