Josh Thompson (born January 23, 1978 in Cedarburg, Wisconsin) is an American country music artist signed to Columbia Records Nashville. On July 27, 2009, he released his debut single "Beer on the Table," to radio in late 2009. It is included on his debut album Way Out Here, released in February 2010.
Josh Thompson was born on January 28, 1978 in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Thompson moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2005. He worked as a songwriter, with his first cut being the title track to Jason Michael Carroll's album Growing Up Is Getting Old. By 2009, Thompson had signed to Columbia Records' Nashville division. He released his debut single "Beer on the Table" in late 2009, and it debuted at #55 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts dated for the week ending August 15, 2009.This song was followed by a four-song digital extended play which included that song and three other tracks.
Way Out Here, his debut album, was released in February 2010 under the production of Michael Knox. Thompson co-wrote nine of the album's ten tracks, and promoted the album at the Northern Lights Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
"Beer on the Table" peaked at #17 on the country music charts in February 2010 and #3 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100. The album's second single, its title track, was released to radio in March 2010. Besides the two singles, the tracks "Won't Be Lonely Long" and "Blame It on Waylon" were made into music videos. Starting in February 2010, Thompson began touring with Eric Church on a 32-stop tour.