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Craig Wiseman is an American country music artist from Hattiesburg, Misssissipi who has been active in American music since the eighties, churning out hit single after hit single. He is best known as one of the best songwriters in country music, having written a number of famous songs. He has been associated with such artists as Phil Vassar, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton and Roy Orbison. He is an artist to catch live via Craig Wiseman tickets.

About Craig Wiseman

Craig Wiseman is a country music songwriter who has written songs for the likes of Faith Hill and Kenny Chesney. Music he has written including number one hit singles Tim McGraw’s Live Like You, Kenny Chesney’s The Good Stuff. Both of the songs were Billboard Number One country songs of the year, in 2002 and 2004. The first song also lead to him winning the Grammy Award in 2004 for the Best Country Song. In 2007, three songs he wrote became the Most Played Songs of 2007. this included LeAnn Rimes’ chart topping Something’s Gotta Give, Kenny Chesney’s number one song Summertime and Brooks & Dunn’s Hillbilly Deluxe.
Each of these songs, written by Craig Wiseman, rose rapidly up the charts, going on to even capture the number one position. He is also known for composing such Number One hit songs as Phil Vasar’s In a Real Love and Just Another Day in Paradise, Toby Keith’s Love Me If You Can, Tracy Lawrence’s If the Good Die Young, Kenny Chesney’s She’s Got It All, Lonestar’s Tell Her, Tim McGraw’s Everywhere, The Cowboy in Me and Where the Green Grass Grows and Hillbilly Bone, a song by Trace Adkins and Blake Shelton.
Wiseman grew up in Hattiesburg, Missisipi where he began playing music at a young age, developing a passion for drums that lead to him becoming a professional drummer. He then moved to Nashville in 1985, to follow his dream of being a songwriter. The first song he wrote, that propelled him to fame, was The Only One for Roy Orbison, at the age of twenty four. By 1990, Almo/Irving Music has signed a publishing deal with him and in 1997, he was honored with the Writer of the Year Award from the Music Row magazine, as well as the Writer of the Year Award from the Nashville Songwriters Association.
In 2000, he entered into a contract with BMG Music Publishing and in 2002, Billboard magazine ranked him the Top Country Songwriter for writing The Good Stuff, which won the Country Song of the Year Award. In 2003, he won the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, with one of his songs winning the ASCAP Song of the Year Award. He also became internationally famous when he composed the Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, for Beverly Knight, a famous British pop artist. In the three years he was part of BMG, he composed twenty two singles and over sixty cuts.
 To date, he has recorded songs for some of the biggest names in country music, including Diamond Rio, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Lonestar, Joe Diffie, Phil Vassar, Tracy Lawrence, LeAnn Rimes, Brooks & Dunn, Buddy Jewell, Randy Travis, Deana Carter, Aaron Tippin, Tracy Byrd, Lee Roy Parnell, and Trisha Yearwood.
He has also written a mind blowing fifteen Number One country music singles and in 2003, he started his own publishing company, named Big Loud Shirt Industries with the first song he composed being Live Like You Were Dying by Tim McGraw, which topped the charts, stayed on them for ten weeks and went on to win several awards including the Grammy Award for Best Country Song of the Year, CMA Song of the Year, NSAI Song of the Year and ACM Song of the Year.  With Tim Nichols, he wrote a book to the song which became a New York Times bestseller, staying on the bestselling list for twelve massive weeks. In short, this phenomenal songwriter is one to catch live by ordering cheap Craig Wiseman tickets.