is originally from Hendersonville, TN. He moved to Nashville with his family in 1964. Michael’s father, L.E. White -a Grammy award winning singer, songwriter, and musician- created Twitty Bird Publishing with famed country legend Conway Twitty. Music ran in Michael’s blood, and at an early age, he exhibited a talent for country music. While Michael was still in his teens, Twitty cut his song “You Make It Hard To Take The Easy Way Out,” which appeared on the B-side to the mega-hit, “You’ve Never Been This Far Before.: Though Michael took a short break from the music world to pursue college, he returned to the country scene with vigor, and his voice was highly sought after for demo recording. This recognition led Michael to a recording contract with Warner Brothers/Reprise, and in 1992 he released his first album, Familiar Ground. Michael toured and charted several singles as a recording artist for Warner Reprise records from 1992 -1995.
Songwriting always stuck with Michael and has brought him success over the years, having had songs cut by Shania Twain, Brooks and Dunn, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Billy Currington, Kenny Chesney, Mark Wills, Trace Adkins, Sammy Kershaw, Hank Williams Jr,, Craig Campbell, Tracy Byrd, Easton Corbin, Tracy Lawrence, Blake Shelton, John Anderson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Emerson Drive, Jeff Bates,Craig Morgan, Charlie Pride, Gene Watson, and Confederate Railroad. Michael has recieved two ASCAP Airplay Awards for the #1 song The Baby by Blake Shelton and the top 10 Loving Every Minute by Mark Wills. In June of 2013 Michael joined the Parallel Entertainment Music Group where he penned the #1 song and RIAA Gold certified Kiss You In the Morning by Warner Brothers artist Michael Ray in 2015. Michael has collected 6 platinum and 8 gold records so far in his career.