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Chris Cagle

Chris Cagle (born November 10, 1968) is an American country music artist. He was first known for writing songs for David Kersh before signing to Virgin Records Nashville in 2000. Cagle made his debut on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts with the single "My Love Goes On and On", the first single from his debut album Play It Loud. The album, which was certified gold in the United States, also produced the Top 10 hit "Laredo" and "I Breathe In, I Breathe Out", his only number one hit.

Play It Loud was followed in 2002 by Chris Cagle, released on Capitol Records Nashville. Also a gold album in the U.S., it produced the Top 5 hits "What a Beautiful Day" and "Chicks Dig It". Anywhere but Here, his third album, followed in 2005 and produced the number 12-peaking "Miss Me Baby". A fourth studio album, titled My Life's Been a Country Song, was released in 2008, and its lead-off single, "What Kinda Gone", peaked at 3 on the country music charts in early 2008. After exiting Capitol in 2008, he signed with Bigger Picture Music Group in 2011.

On May 28, 2008, in Nashville, Chris was arrested for domestic assault after him and his girlfriend got in a fight while drinking. Chris and his girlfriend, Jennifer Tant, were put in jail and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault.
On December 13, 2007, Chris Cagle was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault. After performing a benefit concert, a woman wanted an autograph and he couldn't do it. At this point the woman became offensive and she, along with her boyfriend were escorted out of the club. Some time later, Cagle was arrested for allegedly punching a fan's boyfriend in the face.
In August 2006, Chris was ordered to pay $737,000 to former manager Mark Hybner. Chris had sued in 2004 in an effort to void management and publishing deals he had signed in 1999. Chris is filing an appeal.
As a child Chris sang Bible-based lyrics to the tunes of rock hits so he wouldn't upset his Southern Baptist household.
Chris appeared at BayFest 2006. It was held at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and the proceeds went to enhance the quality of life for the Marines, Sailors and their family members.
Chris sang Lynyrd Skynards song "Don't Ask Me No Questions" for the soundtrack of one of the Blue Collar Comedy Tours movies. edit »
The first band that Chris ever performed with was called "Texas Heat."
Chris is heavily influenced by music legends such as George Strait, The Eagles, ZZ Top, James Taylor, The Doobie Brothers, and Charlie Daniels.
Chris' favorite movie is Blazin' Saddles.
Chris has two siblings. His sister's name is Libby and his brother's name is Stephen.
Chris' favorite food is mexican.
Chris is rarely seen without a hat, typically a cowboy hat or a baseball cap.
Chris loves to spend time on his 3 acre ranch in Pegram, Tennessee when he isn't busy working on his music.
Chris listens to classic rock and of course country.
Chris took vocal lessons for 6 months so he could learn the proper way to breathe.
Chris runs 3 to 4 miles a day.
Chris would love to do a duet with either Terri Clark or George Strait.
Chris looks up to Martina McBride because of the way she handles her career.
Chris would love to meet Don Henley.
Chris Cagle co-wrote "Miss Me Baby."
Chris appeared in the July 2006 issue of Playgirl Magazine.
In June of 2006, Chris Cagle was ranked number 7 out of 10 as the sexiest men in country music.
In July of 2006, Chris appeared on the face of personal check.
Chris announced in October of 2005 that he was not the biological father of his child.
Chris' first single was "My Love Goes On And On."
Chris graduated from Robert E. Lee high school in Baytown, Texas.
Chris was married to Elizabeth Filer from September 2001 to 2003.
Chris is five foot ten inches tall.
Cagle's debut album, Play It Loud was released in 2001. His self-titled sophomore album was released in 2003, Anywhere But Here was released in 2005 and My Life's Been A Country Song was released in 2008.
Chris was voted by CMT as the 19th sexiest man in country music.
Chris landed his first record deal with Virgin Records.
Legendary writer Harlan Howard taught Chris how to write a true country song. Harlan was the first to publish one of Chris' songs.
Chris spent his first five years in Nashville doing odd jobs. He waited tables, bartended, and was a golf caddy.
Chris moved in Nashville in 1994.
Chris started college at University of Texas-Arlington, but was more interested in pursuing his music dream than attending classes. At the age of 19 he dropped out of college.
The very first song Chris learn to play was "Free Bird."
Chris began trying to play the guitar again after receiving an Ovation acoustic guitar for Christmas his senior year.
Chris took piano lessons during highschool.
Chris gave up on playing the guitar after one year of lessons. His hands were to big to master the classical guitar.
Chris started taking guitar lessons at the age of six.
When Chris was four, him and his family moved to the outskirts of Houston.



I Breathe In, I Breathe Out
What Kinda Gone
Got My Country On
Let There Be Cowgirls

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