Who Is ERNEST?
He was born Ernest Keith Smith, but the world now knows him by his artist name, ERNEST, the songwriter behind your favorite Morgan Wallen Songs. ERNEST is a talented songwriter with a unique sound. He has captured the attention of music lovers all over the world. Born and raised in a Nashville, Tennessee, he was always fascinated by the power of music and the way it could bring people together. And over the years, it has!
As a child, ERNEST would spend hours listening to records and singing along to his favorite songs. He soon realized that he had a talent for writing his own music and began crafting his own melodies and lyrics.
In his late teens, ERNEST moved to the city of Nashville to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional songwriter. ERNEST has released his own music. But, he has also collaborated with other musicians and artists as a performer and a songwriter.
ERNEST The Songwriter
Over the years, ERNEST has become known for his soulful and introspective lyrics. He received a standing ovation at The Grand Ole Opry after performing his song, “Flower Shops.” His music is a unique blend of different genres, including folk, blues, and country.
Despite his success, ERNEST remains humble and committed to his craft. He continues to write and perform music that touches the hearts of his fans and inspires others to pursue their own passions.
ERNEST has released several albums over the years, each one showcasing his evolving style and artistic vision. His songs have been covered by other artists and featured in films and TV shows. He has written songs for Jason Aldean, Chris Lane, Morgan Wallen, Lauren Alaina and more. ERNEST is currently signed as a songwriter to BIG LOUD Publishing.
“Adopted at a mere three weeks old and the victim of a freak heart attack his senior year of high school, it goes without saying that surmounting ridiculous odds has always been a gift—not a curse—for Ernest.” – BIG LOUD PUBLISHING.
ERNEST Is More Than A Musician
In addition to his music career, ERNEST is also known for his philanthropic work. He has donated time and resources to a variety of causes, including music education programs and organizations that support disadvantaged communities. He is married to Delaney and they have a son together. (You can see all of their adventures on his instagram page). Rumor is, he also played baseball in college too.
ERNEST and Morgan Wallen
While his voice can soar to the heavens like the best of country music, ERNEST can write songs like his soul depends on it.
ERNEST has written an impressive amount of songs, and many of them have already reached #1. He’s really coming up in the Nashville songwriting scene after writing songs for Morgan Wallen like, “Wasted on You,” “Dangerous,” “This Bar” and “More Than My Hometown.” ERNEST also wrote “Breaking Up In The 90’s” by Sam Hunt.