In 2016 and 2017, Bridges' was active as a performer and collaborator. He co-wrote and was featured on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
' "Kevin," Nick Waterhouse "Katchi," and Kacey Musgraves
' "Present Without a Bow." Additionally, he recorded "On My Own" with Lecrae
and connected twice with Gary Clark Jr.
, for Live North America 2016 and on a collaborative cover of Neil Young's "Ohio." Work with Aminé
was also out by the end of 2017. Early the following year, Coming Home was certified gold by the RIAA. Shortly thereafter, Bridges released Bet Ain't Worth the Hand / Bad Bad News
, the first two songs off his contemporary and stylistically broader second album, Good Thing, released in May.