Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. (born March 30, 1990) is an American country music singer known by his stage name Thomas Rhett. He is the son of singer-songwriter Rhett Akins.
Rhett co-wrote the song “I Ain’t Ready to Quit” on Jason Aldean’s 2010 album My Kinda Party and signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records’ Valory Music Group division in 2011. In early 2012, he released his debut single, “Something to Do with My Hands”, followed late in the year by “Beer with Jesus”. Both of these made Top 20 on the Country Airplay charts. His third single is “It Goes Like This”.
Rhett also co-wrote the 2013 singles “1994” by Jason Aldean, “Parking Lot Party” by Lee Brice, and “Round Here” by Florida Georgia Line.