Michael Ray Singer
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Michael Ray Singer
Michael Ray
Michael Ray Roach
Born (1988-04-29) April 29, 1988 (age 30)
Eustis, Florida U.S.
Genres Country
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals
2010-present
Labels
Big & Rich
Website michaelraymusic.com

Michael Ray Roach (born April 29, 1988) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is signed to Warner Music Nashville, for which he has released his debut single, "Kiss You in the Morning". The song has reached No. 1 on Country Airplay. Before this single's release, Ray was mentored by John Rich of Big & Rich on the singing competition The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, which he won. He and Rich co-wrote Big & Rich's 2015 single, "Run Away with You".[1]

In the early morning hours on December 20, 2017, Ray was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.[2]

Personal life

On July 19, 2018, Ray announced that he is currently dating country singer Carly Pearce.[3]

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Sales
US Country
[4]
US
[5]
AUS
[6]
Michael Ray[7]
  • Release date: 2010
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: CD, digital download
-- -- --
Michael Ray 4 21 60
Amos
  • Release date: June 1, 2018
  • Label: Atlantic Nashville
  • Formats: CD, digital download
5 53 --
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US Country
[4]
US Heat
[10]
Tour Bootleg
  • Release date: November 2014
  • Label: Warner Bros. Nashville
  • Formats: Digital download
-- --
Kiss You in the Morning EP
  • Release date: April 28, 2015
  • Label: Warner Bros. Nashville
  • Formats: CD, digital download
37 15
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Sales Certifications Album
US Country
[11]
US Country Airplay
[12]
US
[13]
CAN Country
[14]
CAN
[15]
2015 "Kiss You in the Morning" 10 1 55 13 73 Michael Ray
"Real Men Love Jesus" 28 17 -- 44 --
2016 "Think a Little Less" 3 2 54 23 --
2017 "Get to You" 17 15 --[A] 45 -- Amos
2018 "One That Got Away"[B] 56
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Notes

  1. ^ "Get to You" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number two on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song quasi-extension of the Hot 100.[22]
  2. ^ Current single.

Other charted songs

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
US Country
[11]
2015 "Another Girl" 50 Michael Ray

Music videos

Year Video Director
2015 "Kiss You in the Morning"[24] Edgar Esteves
"Real Men Love Jesus"[25] Sam Siske
2016 "Think a Little Less"[26] Cody Kern
2017 "Think a Little Less"[27] Jack Guy
2018 "Get to You"[28] Unlisted
"Fan Girl"[29]
"Her World or Mine"[30]

Awards and nominations

Year Award show Category Result
2016 American Country Countdown Awards Breakthrough Male of the Year Nominated

Band members

  • Michael Ray - lead vocals, guitar
  • Andrew Beselica - drums
  • Lucas Chamberlain - lead guitar
  • Jonathan Sepulveda - bass guitar
  • Kurt Ozan - guitar, utility player

References

  1. ^ Anderson, Danielle (September 13, 2015). "5 Things to Know About 'Kiss You in the Morning Singer' Michael Ray". People. Retrieved 2015. 
  2. ^ Ruiter, Jason. "Country star Michael Ray apologizes for DUI, promises to rebuild trust". OrlandoSentinel.com. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ Whitaker, Sterling (July 19, 2018). "Carly Pearce and Michael Ray Confirm They're Dating". Taste of Country. Retrieved 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "Michael Ray Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  5. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  6. ^ "ARIA CHART WATCH #414". auspOp. April 1, 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  7. ^ "Michael Ray - Michael Ray". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015. 
  8. ^ Bjorke, Matt (January 3, 2017). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: January 3, 2017". Roughstock. 
  9. ^ Bjorke, Matt (June 22, 2018). "Top 10 Country Albums Chart: June 20, 2018". Roughstock. Retrieved 2018. 
  10. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  11. ^ a b "Michael Ray Chart History - Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  12. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Country Airplay". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  13. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  14. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Canada Country". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  15. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  16. ^ Bjorke, Matt (8 September 2015). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles: September 8, 2015". RoughStock.  Sales figure given here
  17. ^ "American single certifications - Michael Ray - Kiss You in the Morning". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  18. ^ "Canadian single certifications - Michael Ray - Kiss You in the Morning". Music Canada. 
  19. ^ Bjorke, Matt (April 4, 2016). "The Top 30 Digital Country Singles: April 4, 2016". Roughstock. 
  20. ^ Bjorke, Matt (April 17, 2017). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles Chart: April 17, 2017". Roughstock. 
  21. ^ "American single certifications - Michael Ray - Think A Little Less". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  22. ^ "Michael Ray Chart History - Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  23. ^ Bjorke, Matt (June 20, 2018). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles: June 20, 2018". Roughstock. Retrieved 2018. 
  24. ^ "CMT : Videos : Michael Ray : Kiss You in the Morning". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2015. 
  25. ^ "CMT : Videos : Michael Ray : Real Men Love Jesus". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2015. 
  26. ^ "CMT : Videos : Michael Ray : Think A Little Less". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2016. 
  27. ^ "CMT : Videos : Michael Ray : Think A Little Less". Country Music Television. Retrieved 2017. 
  28. ^ Weatherby, Taylor (April 27, 2018). "Michael Ray Breaks Through the Barriers of Heartbreak in 'Get To You' Video: Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  29. ^ Crawford, Robert (April 23, 2018). "See Michael Ray's Stark 'Her World or Mine' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2018. 
  30. ^ Levenson, Luke (May 8, 2018). "See Michael Ray's Stark 'Her World or Mine' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2018. 

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