Country Star Brett Young's Breakout Year11:02

Brett Young. (Courtesy Joseph Llanes)
Brett Young. (Courtesy Joseph Llanes)
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It was a breakout year for country musician Brett Young. His debut album came out in February, and his single "In Case You Didn't Know" peaked at No. 2 for 16 consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Young was also nominated for a CMA Award in the new artist of the year category.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson revisits his conversation from August with Young (@BrettYoungMusic), who discusses his success as a singer, and how a baseball injury in college turned his focus toward music.

This segment aired on December 26, 2017.


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