Country Artist Billy Yates

Billy Yates is a Nashville based, Grammy-nominated, singer/songwriter whose songs have been recorded by artists such as George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Chris Young, Sara Evans, Gary Allan, Joe Nichols, John Michael Montgomery, Daryle Singletary, The Oak Ridge Boys, Mark Chesnutt, Gene Watson, Sammy Kershaw, Doug Stone, Rhonda Vincent, Willie Nelson, Leonard Cohen, and more. Yates also co-wrote the George Jones classics, “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair” and the Grammy-award winning, “Choices”.

A seasoned entertainer, Billy Yates also tours Europe extensively where he was recently named the European CMA Male Vocalist of the Year. With 13 number 1 singles on the European charts. Here at home, Yates has been featured on the world-famous Grand Ole Opry 50 times. In addition, Billy holds the distinct honor of being one of the first American artists to perform in China’s former Capital city, Xian. He is also the first American artist to be featured on the popular Irish TV documentary, Opry an luir and is the first American artist to record in the traditional Irish Gaelic language.

As a record producer, Yates has produced a number of major European and Australian artists, plus a few US artists including Country music legend Charley Pride’s last record, “Music in My Heart”.

Yates was recently honored by his home state of Missouri as they named a stretch of federal highway that runs through his hometown the “Billy Yates Highway”.

Country’s Family Reunion Honky Tonk
Episode 2 Featuring Billy Yates
Larry’s Country Diner with special guests Billy Yates and Moe Bandy
Honky Tonk Episode 1
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