Joseph Edward "Joe" Nichols is an American country music artist. Between 1996 and 2001, Nichols held recording contracts with the Intersound and Giant labels. In 2002, he signed with Universal South Records, now known as Show Dog-Universal Music.
Nichols has released seven studio albums: Joe Nichols, Man with a Memory, Revelation, A Traditional Christmas, III, Real Things, and Old Things New. His albums have produced fourteen Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, including the Number One singles "Brokenheartsville", "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off", "Gimmie That Girl", and "Sunny and 75", as well as four other Top Ten entries.
In October 2012, Nichols signed to Red Bow, a new partnership of Broken Bow Records and RED Distribution.