In 2016 and 2017 Jim Chesnut had five consecutive national Top-10 indie country original songs from one album, This Guy Sings!. Three made it to #1, according to IndieWorld Country Record Report (IWCRR).
Jim got his start in San Angelo, Texas, where he worked for KCTV television as a weatherman and weekend anchor. Benny Bellamy, a country music radio station manager heard Jim sing in public and introduced him to a local Holiday Inn manager.
What's Next, Jim?
In mid-summer 2017, I found a malignant tumor under my tongue. I immediately cancelled all performances for the rest of the year and concentrated on surviving chemo and radiation, which went well.