Caitlin & Will are a duo that met during the filming of CMT's Can You Duet, a talent competition from the producers of American Idol. Although they originally auditioned with other partners, the judges put them together as a duo, and they ended up winning the competition in 2008. Caitlin Lynn is a native of Glen Burnie, Md. Her influences include Kathleen Edwards, Dave Matthews, Lori McKenna, Patty Griffin and Mindy Smith. Will Snyder is from London, Ky., and his influences include Nickelback, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Keith Urban. As a result of their win, the duo signed a record deal with SonyBMG in Nashville.