Maren Morris is a country music singer from the United States. She has two studio albums to her credit. Maren Morris, her 2015 extended play, charted on two Billboard charts. Hero, her major-label debut album, debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 chart and number one on the Top Country Albums chart, earning her platinum status in the United States. Morris is also a member of the Highwomen, which includes Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, and Natalie Hemby.
Walk On, her debut album was released in 2005. In 2016, her debut single, “My Church,” peaked at number one on the Country Digital Songs chart, reached the top five on the US Hot Country Songs chart, and earned her a Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance. Her third single, “I Could Use a Love Song,” became her first to top the US Country Airplay chart. She contributed vocals to “The Middle,” a pop collaboration with Zedd and Grey released in January 2018, which peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and received three Grammy nominations.
Girl, Morris’ second album, was released on March 8, 2019, by Columbia Nashville, and was preceded by the lead single and title track. The album topped the Top Country Albums chart once more and peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 chart, while Morris achieved her first top 15 entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the album’s single “The Bones,” which peaked at number 12.
Maren Morris Early Life
Maren Larae Morris was born on April 10, 1990 (age 31 years) in Arlington, Texas, United States. She is the daughter of Greg and Kellie Morris. Her elder sister is Karsen Morris. As a child, she spent most of her time at her parents’ hair salon. When Maren was 12, her father bought her a guitar and she fell in love with it.
Morris’ recording career began in 2005, with the release of her debut studio album, Walk On, on June 14, 2005, by Mozzi Blozzi Music. Smith Entertainment released her subsequent release, All That It Takes, on October 22, 2007. Mozzi Blozzi Music released her third album, Live Wire, in 2011.
In 2016, her major-label debut album Hero was released to critical acclaim. Maren spent several years in Nashville writing songs for other artists, including Tim McGraw’s 2014 album Sundown Heaven Town’s “Last Turn Home” and Kelly Clarkson’s 2015 album Piece by Piece’s “Second Wind.”
Maren Morris Net Worth
Maren Morris is a country singer with a net worth of around $6 million. Her singing career provides her and her family with the majority of their income. Morris’ illustrious career has provided her with luxurious home and a fleet of expensive vehicles. Simply put, she is a major force among American female vocalists.
Maren Morris Career
In August 2015, Maren Morris self-released five songs as an eponymous extended play, Maren Morris, on Spotify. In one month, the songs received 2.5 million Spotify streams, with three songs appearing on Spotify’s US and Global “Viral 50” charts. Morris’ EP’s success piqued the interest of major labels, and she was signed to Columbia Nashville in September 2015. On November 6, 2015, the label re-released the five-song EP, with “My Church” serving as the lead single.
Following airplay on country radio and several in-studio appearances on satellite radio, this EP charted at number 27 on the Country Albums chart and number one on the Top Heatseekers chart, selling 2,400 copies in its first week. The RIAA certified “My Church” as Gold after it reached number five on the Hot Country Songs chart.
Hero, breakthrough, and collaborations
Morris released her major-label studio album, “My Church,” on June 3, 2016, the same week she began a tour with Keith Urban. The album debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 chart and peaked at number one on the Top Country Albums chart. Her project’s debut single, “My Church,” peaked at number one on the Country Digital Songs chart in 2016 and reached the top five on the US Hot Country Songs chart. Morris received four Grammy Award nominations for Hero at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
The album was nominated for Best Country Album, and “My Church” was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song. Morris was also nominated for Best New Artist, an all-genre award, but lost to Chance The Rapper. She received the Breakthrough Star Award at Billboard Women in Music 2016 and the Breakthrough Artist Award at Music Biz 2017.
In support of her album, Morris embarked on the Hero Tour in 2017. Later that year, she joined Sam Hunt on his 15 in 30 Tour. In March 2017, a deluxe edition of Hero was released, which included the songs “Bummin’ Cigarettes,” “Space,” and “Company You Keep.” Morris released “Dear Hate,” a song she wrote and recorded with Vince Gill, in response to the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, with all proceeds benefiting the Music City Cares Fund.
In 2017, she collaborated with Thomas Rhett on the song “Craving You.” Morris also appeared on Niall Horan’s song “Seeing Blind,” which was released in October 2017. She later opened for Horan on his Flicker World Tour in 2018.
Maren Morris worked with Zedd and Grey on “The Middle,” which was released in January 2018. This song, which incorporated elements of country, pop, and electronic dance music, peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. Morris appeared as a special guest on Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour in Arlington, Texas on October 5, 2018, performing “The Middle” with Swift.
Girl and High women
Maren Morris released the lead single “Girl” from her upcoming second major-label studio album of the same name in January 2019 and announced a worldwide concert tour, Girl: The World Tour, to support the album, which was released on March 8. The tour kicked off on March 9, 2019 in Chicago and ended on August 23, 2019 in Canberra, Australia.
Morris announced in March 2019 that she would form The Highwomen (in reference to The Highwaymen) with Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, and Natalie Hemby, with a rotating lineup of guests including Sheryl Crow, Chely Wright, Margo Price, and Courtney Marie Andrews. Shires’ husband, Jason Isbell, hinted on social media that the group had already begun recording with producer Dave Cobb.
On April 1, 2019, the Highwomen made their live debut, along with new member Natalie Hemby, at Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday concert, performing “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.” “Redesigning Women” was released as the first single from their self-titled debut album on July 19, 2019, which was released on September 6, 2019. The album debuted in the top ten on the Billboard 200 and at number one on the Country Chart.
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“The Bones,” Girl’s second official single, peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2020, and topped the Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs charts. Morris released two songs titled “Just For Now” and “Takes Two” as part of the GIRL deluxe edition on June 12, 2020.
Maren Morris appears as a featured vocalist on Taylor Swift’s song “You All Over Me,” which was released in March 2021 as the second single from Swift’s remastered album Fearless (Taylor’s Version). She also assisted John Mayer in recording three different tracks for his 2021 album Sob Rock, including a significant vocal contribution on the lead single “Last Train Home.”
Maren Morris Relationship
Maren Morris is married to Ryan Hurd, and they married in 2018. His husband Ryan Hurd is a country singer, but Morris began dating her husband Ryan Hurd in December 2015, whom she met in a co-write in 2013. They got engaged in July of 2017. On March 24, 2018, the couple married in Nashville, Tennessee. On March 23, 2020, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Hayes Andrew Hurd.
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