Ben Rector Talks Fatherhood, Getting Into The Music Industry And More

Singer and songwriter, Ben Rector sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. Ben shares how he and his wife prepared for twins after already having their daughter a few years back. After that, he talks about the values he looks to instill into his kids. We then talk about his music career and why he wanted to create a Thanksgiving song. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.

About Ben Rector 

Ben is an independent singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with over a billion streams. He has released seven studio albums, including Brand New, which peaked in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 and Magic which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Americana/Folk Albums chart. In addition, his music has been in over 100 television and film placements. Some of the shows include American Idol, America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, as well as in shows like Pretty Little Liars, Hawaii Five-O and many others. His sold out amphitheaters have landed him television performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, The Today Show and Live! with Kelly and Ryan. 

Follow Ben on Twitter at @benrector and go to his website at for more on Ben and his music.  

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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.

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