Cody Johnson has been making waves in country music in the last few years and has been taking home some awards including winning the Single of the Year award at the 2022 CMA Awards for his ‘Till You Can’t.” He also won a 2023 CMT Music Award for Performance of the Year.
Cody recently announced during a CMT nominations special earlier this month, that he will be releasing a 24-track double album, titled Cody Johnson: Leather. And the new project will feature a duet with Carrie Underwood. He revealed this when he was asked what it was like to compete with Underwood for a CMT Award. “I actually just recorded a duet with her yesterday for my new album coming out. And getting to know her — man, she’s such a pro and everybody that she surrounds herself with are all very professional, as well. I don’t mean this to sound bad, but it’s kind of hard to compete with that.”
The new album will be Johnson’s second consecutive double album, as his October 2021 project, Human, was also a two-disc project with 18 tracks.
As Cody continues his climb in country music, heading for superstar status, we take a look at the last couple of years of this Texas country star’s life in Nashville and beyond.