Brett Young is an American country pop singer-songwriter. Young took up songwriting in college after an elbow injury prevented him from being a baseball pitcher. He was inspired by Gavin DeGraw after hearing his album, Chariot, as well as singer/songwriter Jeffery Steele. Young released a self-titled four-song EP in 2007, then Make Believe in 2011, followed by the albums Brett Young, On Fire, and Broken Down in 2012–13. After moving to Nashville in 2015, Young signed a deal with Big Machine Label Group and has since written and performed singles such as "Catch" and "Here Tonight".
History with the Macy's Parade
Brett Young made his Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade debut in the reimagined 2020 Parade, appearing and performing on the then-newly-refurbished Green Giant's Harvest in the Valley float. For his performance on the NBC telecast, Young sang a rendition of his his platinum-certified, multi-week No. 1 song, “Here Tonight”.
His Thanksgiving appearance was pre-recorded on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020, as COVID-19 restrictions caused the Parade to be broken up and filmed over the course of three days. Other celebrities that appeared for Tuesday's filming included Ally Brooke, Sofia Carson, fellow country star Lauren Alaina, CNCO and The Goo Goo Dolls.