Rising star Justin Forrest, 21, has been making quite a name for himself as a guitarist and singer/songwriter in Nashville in 2014. Justin first caught the eyes of SESAC officials after winning the 2012 SESAC Project Next Showcase that highlighted up and coming writers. Justin went on to record an album in the summer of 2013 and released his album, “Chapters” in December 2013. His single on the album, “City Life” caught the interest of hot independent radio station Lightning 100 (WRLT) and City Life went into heavy rotation.  The single climbed to the top 5 on their top 100 hit list, as well as #5 on top Shazam’d songs in the area.  Justin just released his music video for City Life, and within 48 hours it was a top discussed video on all of YouTube, and making this video his best debut yet, with nearly 20k views in 48 hours. 


Picking up guitar at age 7, he set out to be one of the best guitarists of his generation. Critics have compared his style saying its where "Justin Timberlake meets John Mayer".