About Lee Brice
Besides his own material, he has co-written singles for Garth Brooks, Adam Gregory, Eli Young Band and Tim McGraw.
Lee was born June 30, 1980 in Sumter, South Carolina. As a child, Lee learned to play the piano in addition to singing in church and writing his own songs. Lee entered and won three different talent contests in high school.
Lee attended Clemson University on a football scholarship. Lee played special teams as the long snapper, but, after an arm injury, Lee decided to focus on a country music career.
By 2007, Lee had begun working as a songwriter, with cuts by Jason Aldean, Keith Gattis, and Cowboy Crush. Along with Billy Montana and Kyle Jacobs, he co-wrote Garth Brooks’ 2007 single “More Than a Memory”, which became the first single in the history of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart to debut at number 1.
Also in 2007, he signed to Curb Records, releasing his debut single “She Ain’t Right”, which peaked number 29 on the country chart. It was followed by “Happy Endings” and “Upper Middle Class White Trash” at numbers 32 and 44, respectively. All three songs were to have been included on an album entitled Picture of Me, which was never released.
He continued to write songs for others, including Canadian singer Adam Gregory’s singles “Crazy Days” and “What It Takes”. He appeared on Cledus T. Judd’s 2007 album Boogity, Boogity – A Tribute to the Comedic Genius of Ray Stevens, singing duet vocals on a rendition of the Albert E. Brumley gospel song “Turn Your Radio On”.