Jennifer Nettles

Born Sep 12, 1974

Jennifer Nettles is an American country music artist. She is known primarily for her role as lead vocalist of the duo Sugarland alongside Kristian Bush. Before Sugarland's inception, she also fronted Atlanta, Georgia-based bands called Soul Miner's Daughter and Jennifer Nettles Band.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jennifer Nettles.


1974 Birth Born on September 12, 1974.


1986 11 Years Old Nettles began performing at school assemblies, her Southern Baptist church, and in community theater. She was also a member of Georgia 4-H's Clovers & Company performing arts group from 1986 to 1993.


1997 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 24 Years Old In 1999, she formed the Jennifer Nettles Band, with which she released three studio albums and two live albums.
2000 25 Years Old The band, which in addition to Nettles included Brad Sikes (drums), Scott Nicholson (piano), Wesley Lupold (bass), and Mike Cebulski (percussion), was selected the grand prize winner from more than 2000 bands in "The Big Deal $100,000 Music Search" presented by Mars Music.
2003 28 Years Old In 2003, Nettles teamed up with Kristen Hall and Kristian Bush to form Sugarland. … Read More


2006 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Sugarland was nominated for a Grammy award in the Best New Artist category in 2006. … Read More
2007 - 2009 3 More Events
2010 35 Years Old ABC broadcast the first CMA Country Christmas, hosted by Nettles, on November 29, 2010. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old On Saturday, November 26, 2011, Jennifer married her boyfriend of two years, Justin Miller, in a sunset ceremony at Blackberry Farm in East Tennessee. … Read More
2012 37 Years Old In 2012, Nettles appeared as a judge on the ABC singing competition series Duets alongside Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Robin Thicke. … Read More
2013 38 Years Old Nettles announced in May 2013 that she would begin working on a solo album. … Read More
2014 39 Years Old On June 4, 2014, Nettles performed "All of Me" with John Legend and Hunter Hayes at the CMT Music Awards.


2015 40 Years Old In July 2015, Nettles parted ways with Mercury Nashville. … Read More
2016 41 Years Old 1 More Event
The tour was then extended by CMT and promoted as "CMT Presents Jennifer Nettles with 2016 Next Women of Country Tour" with Brandy Clark and special guest Lindsay Ell and Tara Thompson for over 30 dates across the country starting in January 2016. … Read More
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