By age fifteen, he had formed his own gospel band and began taking piano lessons. From there, he began playing in local bands as well. Bryant won best male vocalist at age 19 in the East Coast Country Music Championship, and then formed a band called Ironhorse. In 2000, Bryant released his first solo album, The Secret to Life. Robert K.
Oermann of Music Row magazine gave the album a favorable review, awarding it the magazine's DISCovery award. A second album, Welcome to Love, followed two years later. By 2004, he had signed to Lofton Creek Records to release his third album, Ridin' with the Legend. Its title track was a tribute to Dale Earnhardt, a NASCAR driver who died in 2001.
The song received airplay on country radio for ten months,[ in addition to spending fifteen weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, where it peaked at #47. The album also sold more than 30,000 copies. "Ridin' with the Legend" was also made into a music video which aired on CMT and GAC. Bryant's fourth album, Live It Slow, followed in 2007 on the S&S Mack label.
This album produced five singles, though none charted. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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