Country music artist Thomas Rhett released his hit song "Die a Happy Man" on September 28, 2015 as the second single from his album Tangled Up. The song topped the Hot Country Songs chart for seventeen weeks. Rhett, the son of singer-songwriter Rhett Akins, had early success as a songwriter before launching his own career. The music video for "Die a Happy Man" became his most popular, with over 272 million views. The song holds personal significance for Rhett, as it was inspired by his wife and their love story. It solidified his success as a crossover artist.