Kyle Jacobs

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Kyle Jacobs moved to Nashville from Minneapolis, MN in 2000. He achieved his first significant success as a songwriter in 2003 with Kimberly Locke's Top 10 Adult Contemporary hit single "8th World Wonder." In 2007, Kyle co-wrote “More Than A Memory” with Lee Brice and Billy Montana. The song was recorded by Garth Brooks and became the first song ever to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, making country music history. Kyle also co-wrote Tim McGraw’s Top Ten hit “Still” and Eli Young Band’s Top Ten hit “Dust,” and has had two songs featured in the ABC television series “Nashville.” In addition, Kyle produced three No. 1 singles for Lee Brice: “Hard to Love,” “I Drive Your Truck,” and “Drinking Class.”

A staff writer for Curb Music since 2003, Kyle’s songs have been recorded by Trace Adkins, Gary Allan, Lee Brice, Garth Brooks, Jason Michael Carroll, Kelly Clarkson, Eli Young Band, Josh Kelley, Kimberly Locke, Scotty McCreery, Tim McGraw, Jo Dee Messina, Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler, George Strait, Thompson Square, Randy Travis, Clay Walker, James Wesley, and many others. Kyle frequently collaborates with many of the industry's top songwriters and artists including Joe Leathers, Phillip Lammonds, Vicky McGehee, Billy Montana, David Nail, Darius Rucker, Rachel Thibodeau, and Wynonna. He writes on piano and guitar and is an accomplished vocalist.

Kyle and his wife, Kellie Picker, co-star in the hit CMT docu-comedy series “I Love Kellie Pickler,” which returns for its second season in August 2016.


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