In 2006 Mc Laughlin signed with iconic record label Island Records. R., Sister Hazel, Cowboy Mouth, Paolo Nutini, and Marc Broussard.His most successful song is the 2008 single "Beating My Heart", from his second album OK Now.Mc Laughlin grew up in Anderson, Indiana, playing piano since early childhood, though he disliked the lessons, and often sought to avoid them.He also increased his fan base by playing at Timber Wolf Lake, a Young Life camp, with his first album entitled Jon Mc Laughlin.He caught the attention of other independent artists and began touring with artists such as Dave Barnes and Matt Wertz.Jon Mc Laughlin (born September 27, 1982) is an American pop rock singer-songwriter, producer and pianist from Anderson, Indiana.
Mc Laughlin released an independent album entitled, "Up Until Now" in 2003.This quickly led to Mc Laughlin becoming the first artist to sign on with the school's burgeoning record label, Orangehaus Records.In 2005 Mc Laughlin recorded an 8-song EP, Songs I Wrote and Later Recorded, which reached the #1 spot on Aware Touring expanded to across the country as support continued to grow for the independent artist.
While attending Highland High School, Mc Laughlin shattered both wrists in an accident that interrupted his musical expression.
Rediscovering "his muse," Mc Laughlin attended Anderson University to study music.