Cody Jinks Continues to Make Milestones in Country Music

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Cody Jinks is scheduled to make his Grand Ole Opry debut on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, together with Clint Black at 7:30 p.m. (Central Time). However, that’s not the incredible part of this article. What is, is that just under two years ago, Jinks enjoyed two successive sold-out performances at the venerable altar of country music’s former home, the Ryman Auditorium, resulting from his skyrocketing career. Plus, he’s releasing a new album entitled “After The Fire” on October 11, 2019. If that wasn’t enough, this Texas country music sensation is currently touring with such artists as Lynyrd Skynyrd, and his streaming counts are upwards of 40 million songs each month! Heard enough? We didn’t think so!

Jinks often performs covers in his live shows to honor the country legends who inspired him. Clint Black, his co-performer in tonight’s Nashville show, is one of them. Jinks consistently performs for sold-out shows in venues across the country. And having just announced the new album release, that’s something that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon. Having sold over 300K albums, he’s no slouch in the music industry, regularly sharing his grassroots-style energy and enthusiasm for the industry and the sounds that come from it with all of his fans.

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Shared on the official Cody Jinks YouTube channel, “I Cast No Stones” was released on the album of the same name in 2008. It’s had more than 18 million viewers, and speaks to Jink’s own live-and-let-live mentality. He’s an independent, singing his own lyrics in his own style. That’s why it should come as no surprise that “After The Fire” is coming out on his own label, entitled Late August Records. The new album will feature 10 new songs, not the least of which is his remake of “Think Like You Think,” which originally came out in 2008 on an album called “Collector’s Item.”

After the release of his first independent albums, and the subsequent critical acclaim that followed, Jinks signed with Thirty Tigers for the 2016 release of “I’m Not The Devil.” It became his breakout hit, selling more than 70K copies and establishing him in the streaming category. Following that, he signed with Rounder Records for the release of “Lifers” in 2018, then chose to once again go independent for his latest project, choosing to record at the Sonic Ranch in West Texas. In a recent statement regarding his new fan club, Jinks said, “Once the fan club is open for business, that’ll be the place to be if you want in on pre-sales. It’ll also be the place to be for a few surprises…” We’re ready for them! And now you are too.