Texas-born Cody Johnson formed the Cody Johnson Band along with his dad and drummer friend, Nathan Reedy in 2006. It launched its first album in 2009 Six Strings One Dream, from which three of their songs were featured in the Texas Top-10 music charts. Some of its most famous songs are "Wild as You" and "With You I Am," both of which have featured in the US Top-100 songs. Its 2006 album, Gotta Be Me featured on Billboard 200 at No. 11.