Chris Stapleton Says To 'Make Music That You Love'

(Radio.com) Chris Stapleton is reflecting on his recent success. In November, after an TV performance with Justin Timberlake, Stapleton's album Traveller, which was released in May 2015, re-entered the sales charts at No. 1.

Now he's up for four Grammys: Album of the Year and Best Country Album for Traveller; and Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song for "Traveller."

"The lesson is, make music that you love," Stapleton tells Billboard. "A lot of people get in trouble when they do what they're told to do because they want to be famous. No one has ever forced me to do anything."

The catalyst for this entire project, Stapleton adds, was loss. Read more here.

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