Sturgill Simpson is a country music singer and songwriter. He released his debut album, High Top Mountain, independently in 2013. Less than a year later, Simpson's sophomore album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, was released on his own label and scored a Grammy nomination for Best
Americana Album. His latest album, A Sailor's Guide to Earth, was released in April and reached No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.