From the moment you hear the voice, you know it: powerful and distinct, soulful and passionate, a voice that could belong to no one else. Stephen Salyers was born on January 24, 1983 in the small town of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, which sits directly on the US 23 Country Music Highway. Salyers began performing at the young age of 12, playing the fair & festival circuit, civic league events and talent competitions. He is a past winner of the West Virginia State Colgate Country Showdown and has opened for elite artists like Ronnie Milsap, The Doobie Brothers and Wynonna. The singer/songwriter moved to Nashville, Tennessee in January 2005 and landed a spot in the cast of Tanya Tucker’s TLC series “Tuckerville” in August 2005. As a songwriter and entertainer, his ability to stretch out musically, and connect with his audience continues. Stephen has performed for Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s Inaugural Ball, the Cincinnati Reds and entertained the US Army Rangers Mountain Ranger Open House in Dahlonega, Georgia. The US Army Reserve tapped Salyers from a list of 40 candidates to serve as an Honorary member of the Golden Knights. He joined the the Golden Knights Parachute Team in May 2009 for his skydive at Fort Knox, Kentucky. As a philanthropist, Salyers remains devoted to giving back to a number of charitable organizations including: Stephen Salyers Charities Foundation, CASA, River Cities Food Harvest Drive, Ronald McDonald House, Muscular Dystrophy Aossciation and Musicians On Call. Through his charitable endeavors,Salyers has raised more than $250,000 and  has been honored as a Hometown VIP by The Independent newspaper; a Kentucky Admiral by past Governor of Kentucky, Paul Patton; the Key to the City of Ashland, Kentucky by past Mayor, Steve Gilmore and with a special citation presented by the Kentucky State House of Representatives. Stephen’s achievements and his commitment to stretch his artistic boundaries will continue to shine with the support of his fans and the music industry. Stephen will appear in the “LISTEN UP!” section of Country Weekly Magazine, out November 2009. Music Videos / Commercials “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off”, Joe Nichols, Universal South Records “Proud Of The House We Built”, Brooks & Dunn, Sony BMG “Good Time”, Alan Jackson, Arista Nashville “Why Don’t We Just Dance”, Josh Turner, Universal (Promo Video) 2008-09 Country Music Hall of Fame, Tennessee Dept. of Tourism Campaign Television / Film “Tuckerville”, The Learning Channel (August 2005) “Hannah Montana, The Movie” (May 2009)