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A Must-Have on Your Spotify Playlist: Matt Freedman

Are you a country music lover looking for banger hits to add to your playlist? You're probably tired of your old ones, or you want to add something a little vibey. If you haven't ventured into country music, here's your chance to discover up-and-coming anthem country musician Matt Freedman and his tunes that will get you excited.

Matt is a new country artist who is rocking the airwaves with hot country music jams. His unique sound is a blend of old and new-generation country music that will leave you craving more. He's a 20-year music industry veteran and a signed Nashville songwriter renowned for his popular hits. Matt is also a father of three girls and a former college football quarterback. However, his dream of a football career was cut short because of a career ending knee injury. For many, this would be the end of the road, but for Matt, it allowed him to explore. He began playing guitar and selling out shows across the Northeast.

Matt’s first single, “Good Love,” became a massive success and hit over 90 country radio stations. The tune is expected to gain even more exposure and grow his fanbase further in 2023. Matt’s music is also listed on over 5 Spotify country editorial playlists including Wild Country and Next From Nashville. Matt’s other hit singles include “Freefall” and “Best Beers Yet.” In addition, he has shared the stage with legendary country artists, including Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, and Brett Young, among many others.

Matt has won regional and international awards and recognition during his career. These include both as a musician and a songwriter in international songwriting contests.

Despite his success in the music industry, Matt has had his share of challenges, including the many obstacles he faced as a musician and personal challenges. However, he notes that one of his greatest hurdles was recovering from the knee injury that ended his football career. His next challenge was the pandemic—with no live performances allowed, his career as a country musician was at stake. But Matt didn't let this stop him. He took the time out to concentrate on writing his full-length EP and writing pitches to major artists for his publisher.

Be yourself and run your music career like a business,” says Matt. He emphasizes that as an artist, you are the CEO of your brand, and you must work hard to protect and grow it. Matt adds that you should also treat those around you and in your team as family. Matt’s brand is made up of different crew members and partners, from his band to stage techs, and they are a family. His biggest supporter is his wife Lindsey, who was the person who encouraged him to pursue music as a career. 

Regarding his future goals, Matt notes that he aspires to keep growing his brand. He adds, “as long as we're able to continue innovating, writing amazing songs, and keep focused, there are no limits to where our family can go.”

From his football career ending due to a knee injury and becoming a musician, Matt Freedman's story is one of resilience. In 2023 Matt will be out on the road with tour dates with acts like Parmalee, Big & Rich, Chris Lane, and others. Check out his banger tunes on all music streaming platforms and enjoy Matt’s unique country music vibe as you wait for him to announce his future projects. 

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