Brantley Keith Gilbert (born January 20, 1985) is an American country artist from Jefferson, Georgia. He was originally signed to Colt Ford's label, Average Joe's Entertainment, where he released Modern Day Prodigal Son, and Halfway to Heaven. He is now signed to Big Machine Records' Valory division, for whom he has released two albums—a deluxe edition of Halfway to Heaven and Just As I Am. These albums have produced a combined six chart entries on the Hot Country Songs charts, of which three have gone to number 1. Gilbert also wrote Jason Aldean's singles "My Kinda Party" and "Dirt Road Anthem".