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January 5, 2018 - US Weekly: "Nashville's" Charles Esten Shares an Update
January 5, 2018 - See Deacon (Charles Esten) perform new song from ‘Nashville’ Actor-musician Charles Esten, who plays Deacon Claybourne on “Nashville,” is live in the TODAY studio to introduce a song he’ll perform on the series later this season. Hear him sing “Looking for the Light,” which he co-wrote.
January 5, 2018 - Charles Esten (Deacon) talk about the final season of ‘Nashville’ Actor Charles Esten, who plays Deacon Claybourne on the CMT series “Nashville,” joins Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager to talk about the show’s sixth and final season, which begins Thursday night. He says he has no regrets and is grateful for the extra two seasons the show got after it left ABC.
January 4, 2018 - AOL Build Series: How Charles Esten Feels About The End of "Nashville"
January 3, 2018 - Charles Esten Visits Billboard for Exclusive Live Session
July 21, 2017 - The Tennessean
July 21, 2017 - MusicRow
July 20, 2017 - People
July 20, 2017 - Rolling Stone
July 20, 2017 - CNN
July 7, 2017 - Billboard
May 21, 2017 - Yahoo Sports
May 19, 2017 - NHL.com
Jan 12, 2017 - Yahoo
Jan 10, 2017 - Billboard
Jan 6, 2017 - Fox & Friends Performing “Simple as That”
Jan 5, 2017 - Charles Esten on NBC’s TODAY Performing “Buckle Up”
Jan 5, 2017 - Charles Esten on Access Hollywood Live
Jan 5, 2017 - Charles Esten on The Morning Blend
Jan 5, 2017 - AOL Build
Jan 5, 2017 - Variety
Dec 29, 2016 - Channel Guide
Oct 26, 2017 - ET Online
Sep 22, 2016 - TV Line
Sep 9, 2016 - CMT
July 15, 2016 - Rolling Stone
Charles Esten stars on NASHVILLE in the role of Deacon Claybourne. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Charles “Chip” Esten grew up in Alexandria, VA. After starting his acting career in Los Angeles, he was pleased to make his theatrical debut in London, portraying Buddy Holly in the hit West End musical “Buddy.” In that role, he was honored to perform for H.R.M Queen Elizabeth and then, for President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush at both The Kennedy Center and The White House.
Esten has performed 100 live shows over the course of the last year, all while filming NASHVILLE 10 months out of the year. He has performed at CMA Fest, Stagecoach, the C2C Festival in London, the CMC Festival in Australia, the Ryman, the Bridgestone, Carnegie Hall, the White House, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Royal Albert Hall, the O2, and the Grand Ole Opry — where he is approaching his 100th performance.
This summer, Charles kicked off the long-running CMA Fest from Nissan Stadium in Nashville and he has just returned from headlining his first solo shows in Germany.
In addition to his role on NASHVILLE, he has appeared in many films and television shows, including "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" "The Office,” hosted the 2017 CMT Awards, and recently confirmed a recurring role on TNT’s “Tell Me Your Secrets.”
A singer and songwriter who began performing on stage when he was in college, last year Charles became the only artist ever to release 54 consecutive songs via hies #EverySingleFriday project (July 2016 - July 2017). His songs are all available on iTunes, and on Spotify, where his music has been streamed worldwide over 7.9 million times.