Hear a Sneak Peek Of Chris Stapleton’s New Single, ‘Starting Over’

It’s official: Chris Stapleton has a new single on the way and it’s arriving this week. Dubbed “Starting Over,” the…


Lauren Jo Black

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August 25, 2020


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Chris Stapleton; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

It’s official: Chris Stapleton has a new single on the way and it’s arriving this week.

Dubbed “Starting Over,” the highly anticipated new song is the lead release from the Grammy-winning artist’s long-awaited new album, which is expected to drop this fall.

Stapleton shared a snippet of “Starting Over” across his social media channels on Tuesday (Aug. 25) and confirmed that the single will be released on Thursday, August 27 at 12 pm EST.

The Kentucky native previously performed the song during his 2019 tour. Fans can watch his acoustic performance of “Starting Over” HERE.

The single announcement comes just hours after Stapleton teased what many believe is a new album on social media. Monday evening, he shared a 37-second video that features shots of himself, his wife, Morgane, and his band intermixed with ambiguous video clips that seem to have an underlying theme of nature, including fire, horses, butterflies, frogs, birds.

The video closes with the date 11.13.20, possibly signifying the date of his new album release.

Chris Stapleton’s latest project, From A Room: Volume 2, was released on December 1, 2017. That record, which was nominated for Best Country Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, spawned the hit “Millionaire” and also earned the celebrated artist a nomination for CMA Album of the Year.

Since then, Stapleton has remained relatively quiet on the music front, however, continued to tour to sold-out crowds. This year, the Kentucky native was slated to continue his All-American Road Show, but was forced to postpone the headlining run until 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Click above for a sneak peek of “Starting Over.”

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.