Brad Paisley is an American country singer-songwriter. In 1999, he released his debut album Who Needs Pictures. Since then, he has released 10 studio albums that include Part II, Mud on the Tires, Time Well Wasted, 5th Gear, Play, American Saturday Night, This Is Country Music, Wheelhouse, Moonshine in the Trunk, and Love and War. Paisley is also an author who has released the books ug Fishing for Greazy and Other Brad Paisley Fishing Stories and Diary of a Player. Since 2008, he co-hosts the awards show Country Music Association Awards alongside Carrie Underwood. He also appeared as himself in 3 episodes of the musical drama series Nashville.