Thomas Rhett Akins Jr, better known as Thomas Rhett, is a Country Music
singer from The New Tens
. He is the son of Rhett Akins, who had a couple hits in The Nineties
and switched to songwriting in the noughties (both by himself and as one-third of The Peach Pickers). Thomas Rhett is signed to Big Machine Records, an indie label that is also home to Tim McGraw
, Taylor Swift
, and Rascal Flatts
Rhett made his debut in 2012 with "Something to Do with My Hands", followed by "Beer with Jesus", both of which made Top 20 on the country charts, but his breakthrough came in 2013 when "It Goes Like This" spent three weeks at the top of the country airplay charts, followed by a second #1 in 2014 with "Get Me Some of That".