Morgan Wallen

Morgan Wallen is an American country music singer-songwriter. He first gained recognition in 2014 when he competed on season 6 of The Voice. After signing with Big Loud Records in 2016, he released his debut album, If I Know Me, in 2018. His second album, Dangerous: The Double Album, was released in January 2021. It became the only country album in the history of Billboard 200 to spend seven consecutive weeks at No. 1.
Morgan Wallen
Full Name
Morgan Cole Wallen
Sneedville, Tennessee


What did Morgan Wallen say?

Morgan Wallen was caught on video in February 2021 using the N-word. Radio pulled his music, and Big Loud Records suspended his recording contract. Wallen apologized shortly after, posting on Instagram that he was "embarrassed and sorry" for using the racial slur.

What happened with Morgan Wallen on 'Saturday Night Live?'

After a video surfaced on TikTok in October 2020 of Morgan Wallen not wearing a mask and social distancing at a bar, he was disinvited from 'Saturday Night Live' for violating the show's COVID-19 protocols. Wallen later apologized on Instagram and referred to his actions as "shortsighted." He returned to 'SNL' in December 2020 and appeared in a time-traveling skit parodying the controversy.

What are Morgan Wallen’s top songs?

Morgan Wallen's top songs are "7 Summers," "Whiskey Glasses," "Chasin' You" and "Cover Me Up." In July 2021, the country singer teased an unreleased track titled "You Proof" on Instagram, and he is featured on rapper Lil Durk's "Broadway Girls," released on Dec. 17, 2021.

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Morgan Wallen, Florence and the Machine and Silk Sonic to Perform at 2022 Billboard Music Awards
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will mark Morgan Wallen's first awards show performance since his racial slur controversy last year
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Morgan Wallen Wins ACM Album of the Year Award After Controversy, Thanks 'Everyone Who Has Shown Me Grace'
After being banned from the show in 2021 after he came under fire for using the N-word in a leaked video, Morgan Wallen won for Dangerous: The Double Album
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Lorenze — who previously dated Armie Hammer and came forward with allegations of "scary" behavior last March — supported Wallen as he kicked off his tour
Darius Rucker Was 'Shocked' Following Morgan Wallen's N-Word Controversy: 'Racism Still Lives'

"It's shocking how prevalent it is. Racism still lives. It lives strong in some people and it's sad," Rucker tells PEOPLE's People in the '90s podcast