Entertainment Music Fun Facts About Country Crooner Cole Swindell This Country Singer Is "Chillin' It" Share PINTEREST Email Print Cole Swindell performs at a concert. FilmMagic / Getty Images Music Country Music Top Artists Top Picks Rock Music Pop Music Alternative Music Classical Music Folk Music Rap & Hip Hop Rhythm & Blues World Music Punk Music Heavy Metal Jazz Latin Music Oldies Learn More By Robert Silva Robert Silva is an electronics and audiophile hobbyist who writes about entertainment technology and films for more than 20 years. our editorial process Robert Silva Updated October 20, 2017 Now a very popular country singer, Cole Swindell has taken the country music genre by storm. This biography of Cole Swindell can give you a little more information about the singer. Swindell was born in Bronwood, Georgia. He moved to Nashville where he ran the merchandise for a major country music star -- and fellow frat brother -- Luke Bryan. In 2010, he signed a publishing deal and worked as a songwriter. In 2013, he signed a deal with Warner Bros. Records, which released his major-label debut "Cole Swindell " in 2014. The album's lead-off single "Chillin' It" topped out at #1 on the country music charts. Cole Swindell Rises "I was just a big fan of his music and very influenced by his songs," Swindell said in a 2014 interview. "I ultimately moved to Nashville and I was applying downtown trying to find a job to pay the bills and [Luke Bryan] happened to need a merch guy so, man, I didn't plan it like that, but getting to learn from a new artist at that point and now he's one of the biggest stars out there… it’s pretty cool to say I went from merchandise to having my own merchandise now, so it's pretty crazy." Meet the Songwriter Cole Swindell Cole Swindell wrote songs for a variety of other artists before making his solo debut. Here are a few of them. Luke Bryan - "Beer in the Headlights"Luke Bryan - "I'm Hungover"Luke Bryan - "I'm in Love with the Girl"Luke Bryan - "Just a Sip"Luke Bryan - "Love in a College Town"Luke Bryan - "Out Like That"Luke Bryan - "Roller Coaster"Luke Bryan - "Shake the Sand"Luke Bryan - "Shore Thing"Craig Campbell - "Outta My Head"Florida Georgia Line - "This Is How We Roll"Scotty McCreery - "Water Tower Town" Scotty McCreery - "Carolina Eyes"Thomas Rhett - "Get Me Some of That"Chris Young - "Nothin' but the Cooler Left" Fun Facts About Cole Swindell He was born as Colden Rainey "Cole" Swindell in 1983.In addition to Luke Bryan, his other musical influences include Randy Travis and Garth Brooks. He has toured with Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney.He does not have any tattoos and does not smoke.Swindell has had six releases: "Chillin' It," "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," "You Ain't Worth the Whiskey," "Let Me See Ya Girl," "You Should Be Here," and "Middle of a Memory." His song, "Flatliner," which was written with Dierks Bentley, was released in 2017. Many other songs have hit the charts.He has two brothers. In 2013, his father passed away unexpectedly at the age of 65.ACM named him New Artist of The Year.He is a fan of Atlanta sports.Swindell has a sweet tooth and loves Ben and Jerry's Red Velvet ice cream.