Anthony Smith

Singer + Songwriter + Musician

Ralph Anthony Smith is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. As a musician, Smith recorded his first album, If That Ain't Country, on Mercury Nashville Records in 2003. The album produced three Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. Smith has also written singles for Tim McGraw, Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry and George Strait. He released an EP in 2009 on Stroudavarious Records.… Read More

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2000 ? Luke Lewis, the boss of Mercury Nashville Records, received a demo tape of Smith's music, and in 2000, he signed the artist to a record deal. … Read More
2002 ? Smith's debut album was released on Mercury Nashville in 2002, the same year that he was granted a songwriting deal from BMI. … Read More
2003 ? After exiting Mercury in 2003, Smith continued to write songs for other artists, including "Cowboys Like Us", another single release by George Strait.
2007 ? In 2007, two other singles that Smith co-wrote entered the country charts "Daisy" by Halfway to Hazard, and "What Do Ya Think About That", another release by Montgomery Gentry.
2008 ? In 2008, Tim McGraw charted in the Top 20 with "Kristofferson", which Smith co-wrote with Reed Nielsen. … Read More
2009 ? His first single for the label, "Bringin' Back the Sunshine", was released in July 2009, and debuted and peaked at No. 60 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
2010 ? Smith also released an extended play for the label, then left in early 2010 to form his own label, Krankit Records. … Read More
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