This week, country music icon, Ryan Hurd joins us as our Gentleman of the Week. The acclaimed singer/ songwriter just dropped his new EP, “Panorama,” which is a rendition of special songs close to his heart for fans to hear. Hurd rocked the Hot Country Spotify playlist with his single, “To a T,” which is impacting radio now. Blending contemporary tracks with a traditional country voice, Ryan creates his own unique sound. Get to know more about Ryan below.

He Isn’t Afraid to Take Time for Himself

 

 

 
 

 
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After writing and recording his EP, Ryan isn’t afraid to take some time off and relax to avoid burnout. It’s critical to the creative process to take a break and find inspiration, and Ryan is doing just that. Self care is essential to keep your mind and body in tip top condition and prepared to write another hit.

He is a Huge Baseball Fanatic

Ryan is a huge fan of baseball, and can often be found sporting Cubs and Braves jerseys. He can usually be found at Cubs or Braves games, sending off the first pitch or cheering in the stands with his family.

He is a Star Studded Songwriter

 

 

 
 

 
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Ryan has written songs with country superstars Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line and many more. Ryan recently had the opportunity to sing “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” a song he wrote with Luke Bryan on the day it went No. 1. Hurd described this experience as having “No words” and “Never having an experience quite like [this one]”after his performance with Luke.

He Brings Crazy Energy to the Stage

Ryan has played at several music festivals and performances, and is known for his energy, especially at his hometown shows in Michigan. Ryan lives for music, and his concerts showcase his passion for his songs. Each song is straight from the heart, as you watch Ryan going through the motions.

Take notes from this Gentleman of the Week and keep up with Ryan on his official website to see where you can catch a live show. Follow along for more on Instagram and Facebook, and check out Ryan’s EP, “Panorama” out now.