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Charles Kelley

Singer-songwriter
Male
Born Sep 11, 1981

Charles Burgess Kelley is an American country music singer-songwriter and founding member of Lady Antebellum, a country rock trio formed in 2006 and signed to Capitol Nashville.

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CHILDHOOD

1981 Birth Born on September 11, 1981.

TWENTIES

2004 22 Years Old Kelley attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where he was a member of the Nu Zeta chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He graduated in 2004 with a degree in finance.
2005 23 Years Old Before moving to Nashville, Tennessee, in mid-2005 to pursue a musical career, Kelley worked in his brother John's construction business in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as an accountant for an affiliated waste management company. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood founded the country music group Lady Antebellum in 2006 and released their self-titled debut album in April 2008. The trio either wrote or co-wrote ten of the eleven songs on the album, which featured production by Paul Worley and Victoria Shaw. The album included the trio's debut hit, "Love Don't Live Here", along with the singles, "Lookin' for a Good Time" and "I Run to You", the latter of which became their first number one hit on Billboards Hot Country Songs chart in July 2009. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old Since Lady Antebellum won the Country Music Association Awards New Artist of the Year award in 2008, they have accumulated seven more awards, including their first Grammy in 2010 for Best Country Performance by Duo or Group with Vocals. … Read More
2009 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Kelley and Haywood penned a song called "It's Only" for Danny Gokey's debut album, My Best Days, with "I Run to You" cowriter, Tom Douglas. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old In 2010, Kelley and Haywood wrote "Kiss Me Slowly" with Will Anderson, lead singer of the pop rock band, Parachute. … Read More

THIRTIES

2013 31 Years Old Kelley and Haywood co-wrote the semi-autobiographical track "Better Than This" on (Encore), the 2013 re-issue of rising country star Hunter Hayes' self-titled debut album. Kelley is married to longtime girlfriend Cassie McConnell. The couple wed in a Nashville courthouse in late June 2009 as a legal formality before having a destination wedding in the Bahamas.
2015 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 28, 2015, his wife Cassie appeared on Good Morning America to reveal her fertility struggle and also announced they are expecting a baby boy.
2016 34 Years Old 1 More Event
His solo debut studio album The Driver was released on February 5, 2016. … Read More
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