Saturday, August 1, 2020
8:30PM on the Main Stage
NEW MUSIC: Craig released "The Father, My Son, And The Holy Ghost" on August 30, his ﬁrst new music in over 3 years and written in memory of his son, Jerry.
The emotional track, which had nearly 1.5 million views in its ﬁrst week, hit No. 1 on iTunes All Genres Top Songs chart in addition to the Top Country Songs chart after longtime friend and fellow Opry member, Blake Shelton, kickstarted an unprecedented twitter campaign in support of the song he says he would "gladly give up (his) spot on country radio for." The viral push gained support from celebrities including Blanco Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Carson Daly, Ellen DeGeneres, Charles Esten, Larry The Cable Guy, Angie Harmon, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, The Today Show and more.
Reunited with BBR Music Group's ﬂagship label Broken Bow Records, his record label home from 2002 to 2008, for upcoming new music.
2020 will deliver the premiere of "Craig's World" on Circle Network. The series, produced by Nashville-based Heart Bridge Media, Craig at home and on the road as he and his tight-knit family navigate triumphs and challenges while developing businesses, writing hit songs and balancing a country music career.
Recent TV: The Kelly Clarkson Show; The Today Show w/Hoda and Jenna; CMA Awards.
In 2018, Craig received the Army's Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, one of the highest awards the Department of the Army can bestow upon a civilian, in recognition of his signiﬁcant dedication to our military men and women around the world.
Craig is an ambassador for Operation FINALLY HOME and partners with the non-proﬁt to create awareness for their mission to provide custom-built, mortgage-free homes to wounded veterans and their families. To date, over 250 home projects have been completed or in-planning in 33 states. Learn more at operationﬁnallyhome.org.
Partnered with veteran owned and operated Nine Line Apparel to release the limited edition Smooth Is Fast line of clothing. See more at NineLineApparel.com.
A proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2008, he has made over 250 appearances on the hallowed stage.
25 charted songs on Billboard and widely known for massive hits, including: "This Ole Boy," "Almost Home," "Redneck Yacht Club," "That's What I Love About Sunday," "Little Bit of Life," "Wake Up Lovin' You," "International Harvester" and "Bonﬁre."
Craig spent seventeen years serving our country, including 10.5 years on active duty in the US Army, serving in the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions, before launching his music career. He continued to serve another 6.5 years in the Army Reserves and was awarded the 2006 USO Merit Award for his tireless support of US soldiers and their families. He continues to support our soldiers and their families with 16 overseas trips to entertain U.S. troops, including 12 tours with the USO where he has entertained more than 45,000 service members and military families in 15 countries. Morgan also wrote and donated a song called "What Matters Most," with proceeds beneﬁtting Folds Of Honor. Craig's work with the organization was proﬁled on CNN's Impact Your World.