Chris Janson Live At The Opry, 2017

Opry Member

SINCE 2018

"Playing the Opry is a privilege. It is my greatest musical achievement, and I'm so honored to be a member here. Country music as a genre begins and ends with the Opry. It's a family, and I love it as such." - Chris Janson

Chris Janson during his Opry debut, 2013.
Chris Janson, 2015.
Chris Janson with the Oak Ridge Boys backstage at the Opry, 2016.
Chris Janson with LOCASH, 2017.
Keith Urban invites Chris Janson to join the Opry, 2018.
Keith Urban and Chris Janson on the Opry stage, 2018.
Chris Janson, 2014.
Chris Janson, 2016.
Chris Janson, 2017.
Garth Brooks inducts Chris Janson into the Opry family, 2018.
  • Chris Janson - "Drunk Girl" Chris Janson joined the Grand Ole Opry for a YouTube Live session on the Opry stage to celebrate the premiere of his "Drunk Girl" music video. Listen to the story behind "Drunk Girl" and watch an exclusive first-listen as he performs the song on the Opry stage.
  • Chris Janson - "Holdin' Her" Chris Janson joins the Opry backstage to share the story behind his favorite song "Holdin' Her," a song written about his wife when he first met her. The song was co-written with James Otto and peaked at number 25 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.
  • Chris Janson Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry On March 20, 2018, Garth Brooks surprised Chris Janson on stage to formally induct him into the Grand Ole Opry as an official member of the family. Watch and listen to Garth's heartwarming speech about what the Opry has meant to him over the years as he gives Chris Janson his official Opry member mic stand.
  • Keith Urban Invites Chris Janson To Join The Opry In a historic sold out show at Ryman Auditorium, Keith Urban invites Chris Janson to join country music's greatest family at the Grand Ole Opry. After the invite, Janson joined the Opry backstage to share his excitement about his new family and membership.
  • Chris Janson & Keith Urban "Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)" Opry members Keith Urban and Chris Janson perfom John Michael Montgomery's hit "Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)" live on the Opry stage. Keith Urban would return to formally invite Chris Janson to join the Opry family.


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Janson is Platinum-selling high octane entertainer, multi-instrumentalist, award-winning singer/songwriter, and the youngest living member of the Grand Ole Opry.

His sophomore album, Everybody, produced his second No. 1 hit single, “Fix A Drink,” the chart-topping follow up to his No. 1 debut smash and summer anthem, “Buy Me A Boat.” His current single, “Drunk Girl,” is climbing the country airplay charts while being hailed by the Tennessean as “a shoo-in for a Song of the Year nomination.” Janson closed out the 53rd ACM Awards with what Rolling Stone called a “must-see performance,” and he floored his audience at Stagecoach. Janson is currently on the “Life’s Whatcha Make It Tour” with Jake Owen, as well as doing his own headlining dates, which included a a sold-out show at the historic Ryman Auditorium. For tour dates and more information, visit

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