# 11 Cody Johnson
With an independent catalogue five albums deep and nearly 400 million on-demand streams accumulated largely in the last year and a half alone, Cody Johnson has established a rabid following of loyal fans who thirst for his unique and authentic brand of country music. The aptly named CoJoNation regularly flock to sold out shows in 29 states and purchased over 350,000 hard tickets in one calendar year. In 2018, Johnson became the first independent artist to sell out Rodeo Houston at NRG stadium with over 75,000 tickets sold along with over $250,000 in merchandise. The former rodeo bull rider, turned prison guard, turned budding country star is known for his explosive live shows and electrifying stage presence. Johnson recently announced a partnership with Warner Music Nashville on the newly minted CoJo Music / Warner Music Nashville imprint. “On My Way To You,” the lead single on Johnson’s AIN’T NOTHIN’ TO IT, due out January 18, 2019, is inching toward Top 20 on the U.S. Country radio charts.
Johnson has entered 2019 with his name on already on several Artist to Watch lists. YouTube also selected “On My Way To You,” the lead single on Johnson’s AIN’T NOTHIN’ TO IT, for their Artist on the Rise trending program with the music video quickly approaching 2 million views.
BY THE NUMBERS:
Album: Ain’t Nothin To It
Accolades: MusicRow’s 2019 Next Big Thing
Label: CoJo Music | Warner Music Nashville
For more information: www.codyjohnsonmusic.com