Born in Amarillo, Texas, Jon Nite is a CMA and ACM award winning singer/songwriter who has written over a dozen top ten country hits. Jon’s songs have been recorded by stars like Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, David Nail, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Phillip Phillips, Chase Rice, Jake Owen, Michael Ray, Chris Young, Adam Craig, Darius Rucker, Dustin Lynch, and more. Teaming with Sony ATV Music Publishing in Nashville, Jon has found a home with hits like “What Ever She’s Got” by David Nail, “Smoke” by A Thousand Horses, “We Were Us” vocal event of the year with Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert, “Beachin” by Jake Owen, “Strip It Down” by Luke Bryan, “Break On Me” by Keith Urban, “Noise” by Kenny Chesney, “Think A Little Less” by Michael Ray, “If I Told You” by Darius Rucker, and “I’d be Jealous Too” by Dustin Lynch. Jon is a master of poetically sentimental lyrics, a talent illustrated by his song “Boy” recorded by Lee Brice, written for his son and his co-writer Nicolle Galyon’s baby boy days before she gave birth to him. Jon has received two CMA Triple Play awards for writing three #1 songs in a year.
Recently, Jon co-wrote Cole Swindell’s single, “Break Up in the End”, which continues to ascend its way up the Billboard Country charts. He also earned an album cut on Dan + Shay’s self-titled album with his work on the song “Stupid Love” and Michael Ray’s Amos with “Drink One For Me”. Jon also worked closely on Dierks Bentley’s album The Mountain, co-writing “Living”, “Nothing On But The Stars”, “Son of the Son”, and “Travelin’ Light”. Jon also co-wrote Maddie & Tae’s well-received single “Friends Don’t”. He currently lives south of Nashville with his wife and their two beautiful children.