On May 28, 2008, in Nashville, Chris was arrested for domestic assault after him and his girlfriend got in a fight while drinking. Chris and his girlfriend, Jennifer Tant, were put in jail and charged with misdemeanor domestic assault.
On December 13, 2007, Chris Cagle was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault. After performing a benefit concert, a woman wanted an autograph and he couldn't do it. At this point the woman became offensive and she, along with her boyfriend were escorted out of the club. Some time later, Cagle was arrested for allegedly punching a fan's boyfriend in the face.
In August 2006, Chris was ordered to pay $737,000 to former manager Mark Hybner. Chris had sued in 2004 in an effort to void management and publishing deals he had signed in 1999. Chris is filing an appeal.
As a child Chris sang Bible-based lyrics to the tunes of rock hits so he wouldn't upset his Southern Baptist household.
Chris appeared at BayFest 2006. It was held at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and the proceeds went to enhance the quality of life for the Marines, Sailors and their family members.
Chris sang Lynyrd Skynards song "Don't Ask Me No Questions" for the soundtrack of one of the Blue Collar Comedy Tours movies.
The first band that Chris ever performed with was called "Texas Heat."
Chris is heavily influenced by music legends such as George Strait, The Eagles, ZZ Top, James Taylor, The Doobie Brothers, and Charlie Daniels.
Chris' favorite movie is Blazin' Saddles.
Chris has two siblings. His sister's name is Libby and his brother's name is Stephen.
Chris' favorite food is mexican.
Chris is rarely seen without a hat, typically a cowboy hat or a baseball cap.
Chris loves to spend time on his 3 acre ranch in Pegram, Tennessee when he isn't busy working on his music.
Chris listens to classic rock and of course country.
Chris took vocal lessons for 6 months so he could learn the proper way to breathe.
Chris runs 3 to 4 miles a day.
Chris would love to do a duet with either Terri Clark or George Strait.
Chris looks up to Martina McBride because of the way she handles her career.
Chris would love to meet Don Henley.
Chris Cagle co-wrote "Miss Me Baby."
Chris appeared in the July 2006 issue of Playgirl Magazine.
In June of 2006, Chris Cagle was ranked number 7 out of 10 as the sexiest men in country music.
In July of 2006, Chris appeared on the face of personal check.
Chris announced in October of 2005 that he was not the biological father of his child.
Chris' first single was "My Love Goes On And On."
Chris graduated from Robert E. Lee high school in Baytown, Texas.
Chris was married to Elizabeth Filer from September 2001 to 2003.
Chris is five foot ten inches tall.
Cagle's debut album, Play It Loud was released in 2001. His self-titled sophomore album was released in 2003, Anywhere But Here was released in 2005 and My Life's Been A Country Song was released in 2008.
Chris was voted by CMT as the 19th sexiest man in country music.
Chris landed his first record deal with Virgin Records.
Legendary writer Harlan Howard taught Chris how to write a true country song. Harlan was the first to publish one of Chris' songs.
Chris spent his first five years in Nashville doing odd jobs. He waited tables, bartended, and was a golf caddy.
Chris moved in Nashville in 1994.
Chris started college at University of Texas-Arlington, but was more interested in pursuing his music dream than attending classes. At the age of 19 he dropped out of college.
The very first song Chris learn to play was "Free Bird."
Chris began trying to play the guitar again after receiving an Ovation acoustic guitar for Christmas his senior year.
Chris took piano lessons during highschool.
Chris gave up on playing the guitar after one year of lessons. His hands were to big to master the classical guitar.
Chris started taking guitar lessons at the age of six.
When Chris was four, him and his family moved to the outskirts of Houston.
Chris: You do learn from the things that you suffer. I made sure I took it all in. but instead of trying to hide that and put some fluffy fun record together, I went with how I felt.
Chris (About doctors ordering him to rest his vocal chords in 2004): In my business,losing your vocal chords is a potentially career-ending condition, and I had to face the fact that there were things I was doing that were contributing to it. That's the sort of admission that can change you if you'll allow it.
Chris: When things got bad around the house, I'd put on my headphones and I was at least able to get away from it for a while. Music was my refuge.
Chris: Miss Me Baby is one I wrote out of vengeance, ... It was one of those situations where I thought I hope that whoever she dates next just can't get it right and she just think of me.
Chris: It is my belief that if you have children and you serve overseas, that if you should die, your children should get a free education.
Chris: I was in a really bad place. ... I wanted to find the joy of it again, ... You lose sight of the reason you got into it. ... you start making that dime and all of a sudden ... it gets weird. I started losing the joy of it all, and I wasn't happy anymore.
Chris: I don't really have any spare time anymore, but I love golf, I love horseback riding, cooking, I love to garden, I enjoy being alone. I never thought I'd ever say that. I always enjoyed being the life of the party, but these days I enjoy my time by myself with my cat named Banjo. He doesn't really say much, he just kind of hang out with me. I go get in my hammock, put a fire in my chimney, and swing.
Chris: I grew up in a family much like the Jerry Springer Show.
Chris: Here's what I know. Nothing's handed to you in this world. You gotta get up every morning and fight for your place at the table. You gotta believe in your dream because nobody else will. And you have to keep going, no matter what, because it's the only way you're gonna get there. And if you're smart, no matter how rough it gets, you need to enjoy whatever you find along the way. You're only gonna pass this way once, so while you're hitting it hard, have some fun too. If you're having fun, it's a whole lot easier to stay in the game.