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Aaron Pritchett



Aaron Pritchett (born August 2, 1970, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian country music singer.

Biography

Pritchett got his start as a DJ at Rooster's Country Cabaret bar in Pitt Meadows, BC, and played in a house band performing cover tunes. He recorded his first album in 1996 titled Young In Love. In 2001, after years of playing clubs in BC and Alberta, Pritchett entered a singing contest called "Project Discovery" sponsored by CMT and won a professional music video directed by internationally acclaimed director, Steven Goldmann as well as $10,000 cash. He put the money towards recording his first album to see any radio success, titled "Consider This". The title track was co-written by Pritchett and BC Country legend Rick Tippe.

Pritchett's success continued with the release of his next albums "Something Going On Here" in 2003 and "Big Wheel" in 2006.

In 2008 he was signed to 604 Records, the production company of Nickelback's Chad Kroeger. Pritchett toured Western Canada with Toby Keith and fellow 604 Records artist Jessie Farrell to promote his album, Thankful, which was released on September 9, 2008.

Pritchett released the album In the Driver's Seat on November 9, 2010, under his own record label Decibel Music.

Pritchett's first greatest hits album, Body of Work: A Collection of Hits, was released on May 12, 2015. under Big Star Recordings.

In June 2016, Pritchett released the much anticipated album The Score, a title that commemorated his 20th year recording and releasing music. The lead off single "Dirt Road In Em" went to #6 on the charts and marked a real comeback in Pritchett's career as he hadn't had a top 10 single since 2009. The second release, "Out Of The Blue" followed suit reaching #9. The album was nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2017 Juno Awards. His latest release "When A Momma's Boy Meets A Daddy's Girl" has been climbing the charts and currently sits at #10 on the Canada Country Billboard charts at 8 weeks in.

Band



Current

  • Jayson Brinkworth - Drums
  • John Sponarski - Guitar, Vocals
  • Scott Smith - Guitar, Steel Guitar, Vocals
  • Shane Hendrickson - Bass, Vocals
  • Emil Gawaziuk - Monitors, stage tech
  • Kirby Barber - Guitar, vocals

    Former

  • Mitch Merrett
  • Jay Buettner
  • Mike Sanyshyn
  • Ron Briggs
  • Mike Norman
  • Dennis Marcenko
  • Darren Parris
  • Bruce Morrison
  • Peter Sweetzir
  • Ken Friesen

    Discography



    Albums

    Studio albums

    Compilation albums

    Extended plays

    Singles



    2000s

    2010s

    Other charted songs

    Guest appearances

    Music videos

    Awards and nominations