As much as people love Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, they really love Sugarland. So any news involving the possibility of Sugarland reuniting on an album is news fans are desperate for.
Sure Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush have gone on to their own careers and seem completely fine. Fine might be subjective for any die hard Sugarland fan though. For those…
A bunch of Sugarland songs can be pieced together to tell the story of one woman (a fictional character). Jaren Johnston laughed at my idea of songs having sequels, but…
Rumors of a breakup have plagued Sugarland since both Kristian Bush and Jennifer released solo albums recently. The good news is that both singers say Sugarland is just on a…
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush are currently too busy doing their own things to focus much on Sugarland. That's totally cool except except for the fact that it invites breakup…
Not sure why it would take two years for this to come about, but according to Fox59.com another lawsuit has been filed in the August 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse.…
It's been nearly two years since the tragic stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair claimed the lives of seven people and injured dozens of others. Now a trial date…
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As one of country music's finest vocalists, it was only a matter of time before Jennifer Nettles would venture into a solo project. That time has finally come. Her newly released "That Girl," expected to impact radio on Aug. 19, is raising the bar for every other mainstream solo female artist. Keeping true to her traditional roots, Jennifer peppers in jazz, pop and even soul influences on the new track, balancing out what is commerically viable and what is true to country music: storytelling.
While the men continue debasing themselves by releasing party song after tired and cliched party song, the females continue to deliver quality material that serves as a beacon of hope for all of us "close-minded traditionalists."
"That Girl" is a sultry and slinky response to Dolly Parton's iconic song "Jolene."
Awwww!!!! Five months after giving birth to son Magnus Hamilton, Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles has finally shared a picture of her little man. Jennifer tweeted the photo along with: So much…
Recently, The Boot ran
a Facebook poll that asked readers what the worst country hits were. I had a
look through some of the answers and some were expected, and some totally
surprised me, so I thought I’d share this list with you and a few of my
comments. Here’s the top 10 counting down.
10. Shania Twain –
That Don’t Impress Me Much
I get this. One of the main things that underlies country
fans’ criticisms of songs is the lack of ‘country’ they feel is present. Though
I loved this song as a kid growing up, it was because of its poppiness, not
because it was a great country song. Its bouncy chirpiness and connections to
novelties probably didn’t do a lot for its popularity with die-hard country
9. Jason Aldean –
Dirt Road Anthem
I can see why people were annoyed by this one. I personally
found it all kinds of oddness, despite the fact it was a huge hit. Brantley
Gilbert is a talented writer but I actually preferred his remixed version,
although it was even further from ‘country’ than Jason’s. The slow rap is not a
8. Sugarland – Stuck
WHAT EVEN THE WHAT. I love this song. A lot. It is so catchy
and the video is probably one of my all-time favorite country music videos.
It’s hysterical and I just don’t understand how anyone can truly hate this
song. Sure, they might be annoyed by its catchiness, but I like to call those
people spoilsports and the ‘cool kids’ who pretend not to love ‘Call Me Maybe’
by Carly Rae Jepsen but rock out to it in the shower. However, this song is
far, far better than that and there is no excuse whatsoever for not loving it.
Well, we had my summary of 2012 in country music, and after
querying it on Twitter, apparently people would like my take on what’s in store
for the bright new year. I’m going to predict things at random. Mostly they’re
educated guesses, but we all need a few totally off-the-wall predictions,
- Hillary Scott’s baby will be a boy. I have no
idea what is telling me this, but something is.
- Another country star will get pregnant. I think
Carrie and Miranda (who have often been asked about kids) are more set for
2014/15, but a country star somewhere is bound to get pregnant.
- As for Taylor Swift relationship drama, I think
after a couple of months the relationship with Harry will be over (although
judging by her most recent tweet, “…’til you put me down.” It may already
be), and she will have another two more relationships before the year is out,
with a couple of other people she’s romantically linked with in the media but
it doesn’t come to anything. Taylor has learned that relationships = publicity
so I think her record label will be onto her to keep in the public eye in this
- Kellie Pickler’s 2012 album ‘100 Proof’ wasn’t
very well promoted by her label, who she then split from last year, but now she
has signed with Black River Entertainment I think she will release a brand new
single, totally out of left field and blow everyone away.
- Kristian Bush will release an EP of acoustic
sessions and a few songs he’s been working on, whilst Jennifer is off on
maternity leave with her baby. It just makes sense and I really want it to