Lady Antebellum Band Bio
Lady Antebellum are a Nashville, Tennessee-based country band that took the pop charts by storm over the last few years with country-flavored pop hits. Find out more about them in their Kidzworld Bio!
Lady Antebellum is comprised of three members, Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and vocalist Hilary Scott. Hilary is the daughter of famed country singer Linda Davis, and Charles is the brother of pop country artist Josh Kelley. Lady Antebellum formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. Charles and Dave were old school friends who decided to team up and write and make music together. They met Hilary at a show where she recognized them from MySpace, and they invited her to join the band. The name Antebellum comes from when the group used to take photos of “antebellum” homes.
Love Don’t Live Here
“Love Don’t Live Here” was the lead single for their self-titled debut album, and quickly shot to the top of the Billboard Country charts, their next album Need You Now did even better than the first with the second single “American Honey” becoming the number one hit on the country charts! In 2008 they won the Country Music Awards New Artist of the Year Award. They also have gone on to win several Grammy Awards including Best Country Album for Need You Now, and Country Song of the Year for “Need You Now.”
Own the Night to Downtown
In 2011 the band announced their third album Own the Night and the group debuted the lead single “This Kiss” on American Idol. The group followed it up last fall with On This Winter’s Night and in January of 2013 released the first single from the upcoming album Downtown.
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