was born January 20, 1985 and is a country music singer, songwriter and record producer from Jefferson, Georgia. He was originally signed to Colt Ford’s label, Average Joes Entertainment, where he released Modern Day Prodigal Son and Halfway to Heaven. He is now signed to the Valory division of Big Machine Records where he has released three studio albums—a deluxe edition of Halfway to Heaven, Just as I Am, The Devil Don’t Sleep, and eleven country chart entries, four of which have gone to number one. He also wrote Jason Aldean’s singles “My Kinda Party” and “Dirt Road Anthem”.
Gilbert’s second Valory album, Just as I Am, was released in May 2014. Its lead single, “Bottoms Up”, also reached number one. The second single, “Small Town Throwdown”, featured guest vocals from labelmates Thomas Rhett and Justin Moore. The third single, “One Hell of an Amen”, became Brantley’s fourth number one hit in 2015. The album’s fourth single, “Stone Cold Sober”, is off Platinum Edition of Just As I Am.