Taylor Ray Holbrook
About Taylor Ray Holbrook
Viral fame unexpectedly put Taylor Ray Holbrook on the map, but the Virginia lumberjack has proven to be one of country music’s promising independent talents.
∙ While on medical leave from his a day job as a lumberjack, Holbrook (who was also an aspiring musician) began uploading solo performance videos and quickly amassed a large online following.
∙ After seeing his videos, American Idol recruited him to audition in 2015, and he received one of the show’s golden tickets to Hollywood.
∙ In 2015, he independently released his debut single, “Steal My Kiss,” which landed him on the Billboard Digital Song Sales chart.
∙ “Southern Land,” a 2016 collaboration with country rapper Ryan Upchurch, hit No. 26 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.
HOMETOWNLee County, VA
BORNJuly 13, 1992