Country Artist of the Week: Chris Young

(billboard.com)

Birthday: June 12th, 1985
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Most Popular Album: The Man I Want to Be 
Most Popular Song: "Tomorrow"
Quote: "We're like fire and gasoline. I'm no good for you, and you're no good for me."

Country Artist of the Week: Johnny Cash

(wonderingsound.com)

Birthday: February 26th, 1932 (died September 12th, 2003)
Hometown: Kingsland, Arkansas
Most Popular Album: At Folsom Prison
Most Popular Song: "I Walk the Line"
Quote: "You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."

Country Artist of the Week: Dustin Lynch

(wwgp1050.com)

Birthday: May 14th, 1985
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee 
Most Popular Album: Dustin Lynch
Most Popular Song: "Cowboys and Angels"
Quote: "Hard work always pays off, whatever you do."

Country Artist of the Week: Brantley Gilbert

(nashville.com)

Birthday: January 20th, 1985
Hometown: Jefferson, Georgia
Most Popular Album: Halfway to Heaven
Most Popular Song: "Kick It in the Sticks"
Quote: "There ain't nothin' like a memory."

Country Artist of the Week: Alan Jackson

(vzwamp.com)

Birthday: October 17th, 1958
Hometown: Newnan, Georgia
Most Popular Album: Drive
Most Popular Song: "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)"
Quote: "A country song is a song about life."