Tommy Karlas is a professional country music singer/songwriter for Sony Music Nashville/Droptine. At age 14, Tommy started writing songs and taking trips to Nashville after he visited the Bluebird Cafe and fell in love with Nashville songwriting. In 2001 at the age of 19, Tommy moved from his hometown East Alton, IL to Nashville & secured his first publishing deal on Music Row. Since then, he's written songs for country music's biggest stars such as Blake Shelton, Randy Travis, Old Dominion, Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, and many more. And it was the multi-week number one smash hit, Roll With Me, that went on to be the fastest rising and most downloaded song of Montgomery Gentry's long career, penning Tommy an ASCAP Songwriter Of The Year nomination. Tommy's written songs with Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Old Dominion, Bobby Braddock, Mac Davis, and many more; And as a songwriter, he has had over 100,000,000 streams! Tommy has performed under the Arch for over 100,000 people, as well as the Ryman Auditorium, and plays all over the country as well as regularly in Nashville at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe.
And now after two decades plus of writing songs for others, Tommy released his debut album in 2021 entitled "Put It In Drive" with the YouTube his "Lessons," & is following it up in 2023 with his sophomore album "What Matters To Her."