Country singer-songwriter Levi Hummon grew up around the Nashville music scene, as his father, Marcus Hummon, is a songwriter who has written tracks recorded by artists including Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts
"It really took just a broken heart and a guitar before I really started playing music and doing it professionally," Hummon told CMT.
The singer released a self-titled EP in 2016, penning four of the five songs listed, as well as two singles in 2017, "Don't Waste the Night" and "Stupid."
"As a singer-songwriter, it's important for me to write
In addition to music, Hummon is also passionate about volunteer work, previously spending summers on aid missions to Rwanda, Uganda
“Making music and being famous are not the only things that matter in this world,” Hummon said. “A smile on the face of
Hummon's mother, Becca Stevens, has also heavily influenced his outlook on the world. Twenty years ago, Stevens founded Thistle Farms, a bath and body care company whose aim is to heal and employ women victims of trafficking, prostitution
"It's had such a massive impact on me as an artist," Hummon told CMT of his mother's work. "Mainly because I've watched love change people's lives, and the idea that you can love somebody and care about somebody and it can heal them."
"It's actually kind of daunting to try to write the idea of Thistle Farms into songs," he added, "but it's easy to carry it out in everyday life."
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