“The resounding message here is authenticity. Within the gay community, the courage it takes to be one’s authentic self – even if you’re viewed as different – is inspiring.”
“I think the joy of being able to use one’s body and sports are super beneficial on a lot of levels, especially for young men,” says the Sugarland and solo country music singer.
“I didn’t want to do a solo project out of a dislike for Sugarland. I love that music, I love what we’ve done in that project. And yet, at the same time, there’s something else that I think I need to prove to myself and share something different with my fans too.”
Steven Tyler, P!nk, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert and Alicia Keys were among the many artists who paid tribute last night to one of the greatest songwriters of popular music.
Occasionally messy, Bruce Springsteen’s ‘High Hopes’ still reigns over the crop, which includes Sharon Jones’ remarkable new one and Jennifer Nettles shaky solo venture away from Sugarland.
With the upcoming release this Tuesday (Jan. 14) of That Girl, her debut solo album, Jennifer Nettles is our Impact artist this week. Best known as one half (with Kristian Bush) of GRAMMY-winning country duo […]
Newly announced performers include: Sara Bareilles, P!nk, will.i.am, Miguel, Alicia Keys, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, Train, Martina McBride, Jakob Dylan, Darlene Love, Amy Grant, Gloria Estefan, and many more.
“I’ve been wanting to do this project for a long time,” the Sugarland singer said of her first-ever solo album, which will hit stores in January.
“I now write 160, 180 songs a year. I had to build a database just to hold them. It’s a fascinating place to be right now. It’s a weird feeling.”
While Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles revealed she was working on her first solo album back in May, bandmate Kristian Bush follows in her footsteps with his debut solo single, “Love or Money,” off his forthcoming solo album.
The annual country festival in California will also feature Florida Georgia Line, Jennifer Nettles, Loretta Lynn, Hunter Hayes and many more.
“I looked at him [Butch Walker] and said, ‘This should really be called ‘The Ballad of Jolene’ in parentheses,’” she said.
Who better to duet on a love song than married couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw? Here’s a look at 10 of the best duets in country music.
The first single from the Sugarland singer’s upcoming new solo album, ‘That Girl’ is in many ways an ‘answer song’ to Dolly Parton’s classic ‘Jolene.’
“I love what I do with Sugarland,” said Nettles after an intimate live set in Charlotte last night. “But I’ve been wanting to do this [solo] project for a long time, and [I] have been writing for it for three years.”
The Sugarland singer previewed several new tracks from her upcoming solo album, including its first single, ‘That Girl,’ which is a play on Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene.”
Sugarland is not breaking up, Jennifer Nettles has assured everyone.