Chris Tompkins
Chris Tompkins

Chris Tompkins has been no stranger to success since his arrival in Nashville. After moving from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Tompkins received his first publishing deal at the age of 22 with Little House Music. He then went on to sign with Big Loud Shirt in 2006, the same year in which he dominated the country charts with Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats.” Not only did it achieve #1 on every country chart and hold its position for five consecutive weeks, but it achieved ASCAP Song of the Year in 2007, Country Song of the Year at the 2008 Grammys and was the first country song to have over two million digital download sales.

With 16 #1’s, Chris Tompkins’ notable singles include Jason Aldean’s “Burnin’ It Down,” Luke Bryan’s “Drunk On You,” FGL’s “Anything Goes,” Blake Shelton’s “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” and Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away.” In 2013, The Grammys esteemed “Blown Away” Country Song Of The Year. In the two years following, Tompkins’ songs were proclaimed one of the ten “Songs I Wish I’d Written” at the NSAI Awards – “Drunk On A Plane” (2014) & “Dirt” (2015).

Amongst the innumerable artists to bring Chris’ songs to life, Tompkins’ has had cuts with Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Plain White T’s, Jimmy Buffett and Hank Williams, Jr. Chris Tompkins continues to experience success, which he shares alongside his wife, Jessica, with their son and daughter.


  • Dallas Smith

  • The Last Bandoleros

    "Live From Texas"
  • The Cadillac Three

    "Country Fuzz"
  • The Cadillac Three

    "Country Fuzz"
  • Florida Georgia Line

    "Acoustic Sessions"

    "Locals Only"
  • Plain White T’s

    "Parallel Universe"
  • Matt Stell

    "Everywhere But On - EP"
  • Luke Bryan

    "What Makes You Country"
  • Andy Velo

    "Half Truths & Other Lies - Single"
  • Darius Rucker

    "When Was The Last Time"
  • Joe Nichols

    "Never Gets Old"
  • Colt Ford

    "Love Hope Faith"
  • Dallas Smith

    "Side Effects"
  • Florida Georgia Line

    "Dig Your Roots"
  • Post Monroe

    "Post Monroe - EP"
  • Keith Urban

  • Dierks Bentley

  • Chuck Wicks

    "Turning Point"
  • Michael Ray

    "Tour Bootleg"
  • Florida Georgia Line

    "Anything Goes"
  • Jason Aldean

    "Old Boots, New Dirt"
  • Lee Brice

    "I Don't Dance"
  • Eli Young Band

    "10,000 Towns"
  • Dierks Bentley

  • Frankie Ballard

    "Sunshine & Whiskey"
  • Danielle Bradbery

    "Danielle Bradbery"
  • Tyler Farr

    "Redneck Crazy"
  • The Band Perry

  • Blake Shelton

    "Based On A True Story..."
  • Tim McGraw

    "Two Lanes of Freedom"
  • Thomas Rhett

    "It Goes Like This"
  • Hinder

    "Welcome to the Freakshow"
  • Florida Georgia Line

    "Here's To The Good Times"
  • Uncle Kracker

    "Midnight Special"
  • Three Days Grace

    "Transit of Venus"
  • Colt Ford

    "Declaration of Independence"
  • Love and Theft

    "Love and Theft"
  • Boys Like Girls

    "Crazy World"
  • Kenny Chesney

    "Welcome to the Fishbowl"
  • Dallas Smith

    "Jumped Right In"
  • Carrie Underwood

    "Blown Away"
  • Lee Brice

    "Hard 2 Love"
  • Nickelback

    "Here and Now"
  • Martina McBride

  • Rodney Atkins

    "Take a Back Road"
  • Scotty McCreery

    "Clear As Day"
  • Jake Owen

    "Barefoot Blue Jean Night"
  • Luke Bryan

    "Tailgates & Tanlines"
  • Trace Adkins

    "Proud to be Here "
  • Blake Shelton

    "Red River Blue"
  • Steel Magnolia

    "Steel Magnolia"
  • Plain White T’s

    "Wonders of the Younger"
  • Hinder

    "All American Nightmare"
  • Chuck Wicks

    "Old School"
  • Rascal Flatts

    "Nothing Like This"
  • Gwyneth Paltrow

    "Country Strong"
  • Little Big Town

    "The Reason Why"
  • Jennette McCurdy

    "Not That Far Away"
  • Blake Wise

    "Blake Wise"
  • Whitney Duncan

    "Right Road Now"
  • Gary Allan

    "Get Off On the Pain"
  • Katharine McPhee

  • Carrie Underwood

    "Play On"
  • Chris Young

    "The Man I Want To Be"
  • Jack Ingram

    "Big Dreams & High Hopes"
  • Daughtry

    "Leave This Town"
  • Kenny Chesney

    "Greatest Hits II"
  • Martina McBride

  • Kellie Pickler

    "Kellie Pickler"
  • Plain White T’s

    "Big Bad World"
  • Carrie Underwood

    "Carnival Ride"
  • Bucky Covington

    "Bucky Covington"
  • Jimmy Buffett

    "Take the Weather With You"
  • Hank Jr.

    "That’s How They Do It In Dixie"
  • Carrie Underwood

    "Some Hearts"
  • Rachel Proctor

    "Where I Belong"