Born in Athens, GA, a town with a rich music scene, it’s no wonder Rex Norton has an innate love for music. His career in music started at a young age as he toured with his grandparents who were members of the long-running southern gospel music group, The Edward Hicks Family. From that point on, Rex took advantage of every opportunity to perform.
As his passion grew into career aspirations, Rex moved to Nashville, TN where he has taken the stage at several famous musical sites including the world-renowned Blue Bird Café, Third & Lindsley, and 12th & Porter. Committed to giving back to his community, Rex has also been involved in many charity events and has performed at benefits for the National Guard and at the Outdoor Dreams Foundation.
Listen to any of his songs, and you can hear the impact of his life experiences on his musical style. Rex was influenced by his father’s love of country music, and he grew up on the musical stylings of many country artists including Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard, and of course the King of Country – George Strait. Despite his country roots, Rex identifies with the sounds of multiple musical genres and incorporates a variety of styles into his music.
Fiercely devoted to his fans, Rex pours his soul into his songwriting in an effort to touch the lives of those who listen to his music. Rex Norton is a force that will continue gaining momentum and will undoubtedly make an impact on the country music industry.