Ray Stephenson Bio:
As a songwriter, Ray Stephenson was named “CCMA Songwriter of the Year” in 2013 at the Canadian Country Music Awards. His Song Leaning on a Lonesome Song went number one in Canada for 5 weeks and #1 on the European country chart.
In 2011, Ray wrote title tracks for Blake Shelton’s album Red River Blue and Kenny Chesney’s album Hemingway’s Whiskey, which both reached #1 on the Billboard Album Charts and were certified Platinum. He’s been a part of four Grammy nominated projects and one Grammy winning project and written songs for Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, John Anderson, Guy Clark and many more.
Ray Stephenson is a world class songwriter, recording artist, an intensely captivating live singer, guitar player, record producer, and virtuoso painter. Add in the ability to express the uniquely personal in a universal way, and you have a true artist.