Jordan Carter is a singer, musician, songwriter and entertainer. This Traditional Outlaw country singer has spent most of his life pursuing his first love: music. By the time Jordan turned 16, he knew he wanted to become a singer. By the time he turned 17, he had earned 13 awards for his musical abilities.
That confidence has helped propel Jordan to new heights as he continues to make music and perform his unique blend of country for audiences. He has toured every state except four. Jordan has perform on stages at the wildly popular CMA Festival, Taste of Chicago and BB Kings, among others.
Television audiences have also heard Jordan’s music. He wrote the fun theme song, "Back to the Country," for the satellite television series Tailgate Adventures. Three of his singles "Money Does the Talking," "John Deere Letter" and "Daddy Never Had a Chance" earned Top 50 spots on the National Music Row Charts. He’s had the pleasure of opening for Jamie O’Neal, Confederate Railroad, Billie Joe Shaver, Marty Stuart and Mark Willis.
Jordan Carter was nominated in the Top Country Artist award category during the Indie Music Awards in 2012. He made it to the semi finales of The America Country Star, where he won the first round of competition. In addition, he was selected after more than 3,000 auditions as one of 15 singers to perform weekly at the esteemed Café Fontanella.
Jordan has also acted in television and film. He was a guest star on "Tailgate Adventures." He cast as an extra on the hit ABC television series, "Nashville" many time. As a side passion, he writes, directs and acts in his own films.
The Collinsville, Illinois native was honored as MySpace International’s Top Country Artist. He made social media history by capturing 28% of the 142 million votes. For this feat, he was inducted into the MySpace Hall of Fame in Tokyo. Today with thousands upon thousands of friends on Facebook and MySpace along with a growing presence on Instagram, YouTube and other digital platforms.
Today Jordan is continuing to do what he loves the most. He’s balancing family, performing and working on an upcoming studio project.
Jordan is the proud father of two adorable daughters. When he’s not writing, performing or in the studio, he makes every effort to spend time with his daughters. And, judging by the smiles on their faces, it’s quite apparent they love music just like their daddy.
Jordan Carter was honored with an unprecedented 13 music industry awards including Top Male Entertainer and Top Male Vocalist from the North American Country Music Association. He has been compared to the legendary Johnny Cash by newspapers, his voice has also been compared to Josh Turner, and Chris LeDoux. Jordan was the only male in Illinois to make it to the state finals in the world’s largest country talent show Colgate showdown. Jordan has had 3 singles released to radio with great airplay, all breaking into the top 50's on the National Music row charts between 2010 and 2012.
Jordan has opened up for Jamie O’Neal, Confederate Railroad, Billy Joe Shaver, Marty Stuart and Mark Wills, to name just a few. He also had the opportunity to perform on-stage with Johnny Cash’s drummer, W. S. Holland.
Some recent honors:
Top Country Artist with MySpace International. Jordan made history with over 28% of over 142 million votes given to him. He was then inducted into the MySpace Hall of Fame atop the Tokyo Tower in 2010;
Over 57,000 followers on MySpace and Facebook, folks love the true country sound of Jordan Carter;
He was nominated as Top Country Artist, for the Indie Music Awards in 2012;
Jordan won the first round of The American Country Star in 2012, a national event where he made it to the semi-finals;
After over 3000 auditions, Jordan was selected as one of 15 to perform weekly at the Cafe Fontanella, located in Nashville at the Fontanel Mansion, which was once owned by Barbara Mandrell;
Jordan wrote the theme song for the Satellite series, Tailgate Adventures, called "Back to the Country";
Jordan's video "John Deere Letter" was selected out of 100’s to be played on Fuse TV during the entire month of Feb. 2012.
Partial list of venues where Jordan has performed:
CMA Festival, Nashville, TN
BB Kings, Nashville, TN
Cadillac Ranch, Downtown Nashville,TN
Tootsies, Nashville, TN
Bluegrass Inn, Nashville, TN
Rick's Cafe, Starksville, MS
Pardon Johnny Cash Festival
Toby Keith's Bar & Grill
Carnival Cruise ships headliner
State and County Fairs headliner and opening act
Special Guest Appearances:
Various Opry Shows
Bemont Country Opry
McLean Country Opry
CRS Convention, Nashville, TN
Private Events and Shows