Born and raised in Nashville, Cary bought his first guitar at age thirteen and has been writing songs ever since.
After moving to Los Angeles and becoming a regular performer at the influential music venue The Hotel Cafe, Brothers first gained national attention when his song "Blue Eyes" was featured on the Grammy-winning, Platinum-selling Garden State soundtrack. Four of his albums have premiered at #1 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter Chart, and he has become one of the most-licensed singer-songwriters in film and television with songs featured in TV shows and movies like "Grey's Anatomy," “The Vampire Diaries,” “Arrow,” and ”Easy A" in addition to performances on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and "The Late Late Show." He is the co-creator of international Hotel Cafe Tour and has toured worldwide with artists such as Imogen Heap, Sara Bareilles, Joshua Radin, and The Fray. In the electronic dance music world, Brothers found global success with Tiësto on a club remix of his song "Ride" and an original song for Tiësto's album Kaleidoscope, and he co-wrote and sang the title tracks for the Cosmic Gate releases Wake Your Mind and Start to Feel. Brothers' third full length indie record Bruises was released in 2018, featuring the single “Crush” which went Top 5 on KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic.” Bruises was nominated for “Best Indie/Alternative Record of 2018” by the Independent Music Awards.