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Nathan Chapman is an American record producer who works in the field of country music. He is known primarily for working with American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, having co-produced with Swift for her albums Taylor Swift, Fearless, Speak Now, Red and 1989. The former was also the first album that he produced.[1] He is a 2001 graduate of Lee University.[2] He was said to be working in a shack before producing music with various artists.

Nathan Chapman
OriginTennessee, U.S.
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)
Years active2006–present
Associated acts

At the 52nd Grammy Awards in 2010, and the 58th Grammy Awards in 2016, Chapman won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year for his work as a co-producer on Taylor Swift's albums Fearless and 1989.[3] He also co-produced the song "This Love" on the album 1989, this being his first time co-producing a pop song.

Other acts for whom Chapman has produced include Kylie Minogue, Martina McBride, The Band Perry, Jypsi, Point of Grace, Keith Urban, Krystal Keith, Shania Twain, Lady Antebellum, Electra Mustaine and Jimmy Wayne.[4][5] In addition to his production work, Chapman is a session musician who plays guitar, banjo and mandolin.[4]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Association Category Result[4]
2008 Academy of Country Music Album of the Year – Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift Nominated
2009 Producer of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year – Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
Country Music Association Won
American Music Awards Favorite Country Album – Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
2010 Grammy Awards Album of the Year – Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
Record of the Year – Taylor Swift, "You Belong with Me" Nominated
Best Country Album – Taylor Swift, Fearless Won
Academy of Country Music Producer of the Year Nominated
2011 Album of the Year – Taylor Swift, Speak Now Nominated
Producer of the Year Nominated
Dove Awards Best Country Album – Point of Grace, No Changin' Us Won
Best Holiday Album – Point of Grace, Home for the Holidays Won
2014 Grammy Awards Album of the Year – Taylor Swift, Red Nominated
Best Country Album – Taylor Swift, Red Nominated
2016 Album of the Year – Taylor Swift, 1989 Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morris, Edward (December 1, 2006). "When She Thinks "Tim McGraw," Taylor Swift Savors Payoff". CMT. Retrieved July 22, 2010.
  2. ^ Harbin, Beth (December 9, 2009). "Lee Alumnus Nathan Chapman Stands Out in the Country Music Business". The Chattanoogan. Retrieved July 22, 2010.
  3. ^ "52nd Grammy Awards". Grammy.com. Retrieved July 22, 2010.
  4. ^ a b c "Credits". Nathan Chapman website. Archived from the original on February 26, 2009. Retrieved July 22, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Shania Twain Returns To Country Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved June 20, 2011.