Thomas Rhett Teases Brand New Song, ‘Where We Grew Up’

Thomas Rhett tips his hat to his small-town upbringing in his new song, “Where We Grew Up.”  The superstar shared…


Lauren Jo Black

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January 6, 2021


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Thomas Rhett tips his hat to his small-town upbringing in his new song, “Where We Grew Up.” 

The superstar shared a “little teaser” of the track on Wednesday (Jan. 6) via TikTok, further fueling fans’ excitement over his forthcoming studio album. 

The teaser clip finds Rhett looking back on his childhood, reminiscing about country music, baseball diamonds and Sunday morning sermons. 

“They born and raised us on faith, hope and love and they dang sure, yeah, we’re dang sure proud of where we grew up,” the ACM Entertainer of the Year sings. 

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“Where We Grew Up” is one of several songs the superstar has teased on social media throughout the past year. Last Spring, he shared an acoustic performance of “What’s Your Country Song” and the overwhelming response to the song encouraged Rhett to release it to country radio. 

In August, the superstar took to Instagram to share a snippet of a song called “Mamaws House,” which he co-wrote with Morgan Wallen. According to Wallen, the song just might end up as a collaboration between the two on Rhett’s new album. 

“That’s the only song I wrote during this quarantine, and I think it’s gonna end up being on his album, I believe,” Wallen recently shared with Country Now and other media outlets. “And I think I’m gonna sing it with him.” 

There’s no word on when Thomas Rhett’s fifth studio album will be released, however, it’s expected to drop sometime this year. The yet-to-be-titled project will serve as the follow-up to 2019’s Center Point Road

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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 and her work being featured on 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.