Kane Brown is an American country music singer and songwriter. He first came to the attention of the public through social media. He released his first EP, titled Closer, in June 2015. A new single “Used to Love You Sober” was released in October 2015. After Brown signed with RCA Nashville in early 2016, the song was included on his EP Chapter 1, which released in March 2016.
Brown released a new single “Used To Love You Sober” on October 21, 2015 on his birthday, and the song was spotlighted on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1. It reached No. 2 on the Country Digital Songs chart based on just two days of sales, with 38,000 copies sold. The release of the single also pushed his EP Closer up the chart to No. 22 on Top Album Sales. A second song, “Last Minute Late Night”, was released on November 4, 2015, and debuted on Country Digital Songs at No. 9, selling 26,000 copies. Another, “I Love That I Hate You”, followed three weeks later on November 30, 2015, selling 17,000 copies. Kane also collaborated with Chandler Stephens on a song they wrote together, “Can’t Stop Love”, which was released on February 12, 2016.
Brown is set to open for Florida Georgia Line in their summer 2016 Dig Your Roots Tour. Kane signed with Sony Music Nashville on January 27, 2016 and records under the RCA Nashville label. He released his first EP under the label, titled Chapter 1, on March 18, 2016. The album includes the singles “Used to Love You Sober” and “Last Minute Late Night.”