Sunday, November 14, 2010

Lady Antebellum Country Music Style

Lady Antebellum Country Music Style

Lady Antebellum was formed in 2006 in Nashville, Tennessee, by Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott. Scott is the daughter of country music singer Linda Davis, and Charles Kelley is the brother of pop artist Josh Kelley. Contemporary country music that relies on the trio's rich harmonies and impeccable instrumental skills. It was these family connections and music industry ties that helped launch the band. Kelley moved to Nashville in mid-2005 from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he had been working construction with his brother John. Trying to become a successful solo country artist, Kelley convinced his old middle-school classmate, Haywood, to move to Nashville from Georgia in 2006 so they could write music together. Shortly thereafter, Scott recognized Kelley from MySpace, and they started to talk at a Nashville music club and invited Scott to join him and Haywood in the new group, which assumed the name Lady Antebellum. The band explained to the host, Lisa Tarbuck, that the name Antebellum comes from when the group were photographing "antebellum" homes. The antebellum architectural style describes the large plantation homes in the American South. While photographing the houses one of the group said that there's a great band name in there, and they adopted the Lady Antebellum name shortly after. The trio then began performing at local venues in Nashville before being signed in July 2007 to a recording contract with Capitol Records Nashville. The group signed with Capitol Nashville in 2007 and released its first single, "Love Don't Live Here," which peaked at number three on the country music charts. In an interview with Sirius Satellite Radio,in April 2008, featuring production from Victoria Shaw and Paul Worley and stocked with more country hits. Music album Need You Now appeared in early 2010, and its leadoff single "Need You Now". It eventually sold over three million copies. Scott claimed she was rejected from the hit show American Idol two times.

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