Chris Janson is best known for writing hit songs for other stars. He has stepped into the spotlight with 'Buy Me a Boat' and has become a star in his own way.

Janson is really known for being a writer. He has penned hits for Tim McGraw's 'Truck Yeah' and recently co-wrote LoCash's song, 'I Love This Life.' He's worked with big names like Justin Moore, Randy Houser, Tyler Farr, Frankie Ballard and many more.

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Janson's biug song is the well known, 'Buy Me a Boat' His wife encouraged him to release the hit record himself instead of giving it to someone else. He took her advice and now has a top 5 song.

Janson is one of the featured artists for The Taste of Country Music Festival, Hunter Mountain, New York, June 10-12.

Chris Janson's lyrics are stories. Here he is giving us the behind the scenes on 'Buy Me a Boat.'