In the past few years great new talent has been exploding more than ever before on the country music scene.
These shining newcomers have been topping the charts right along with the legends of the business (singing-London).
Below are four of the hottest bands in new country music………
The Band Perry
This is a two brothers and sister combination, consisting of Reid, Neil and Kimberly Perry. They began singing together as children in Alabama.
They formed the New Faces of Country tour in 2005 and later in 2008 Garth Brooks manager Bob Doyle discovered them.
They were signed to the label Republic Nashville in 2009 where they released four sings in 2010.
The songs “Hip to My Heart”, “If I Die Young”, All Your Life and “You Lie”. The song “If I Die Young” reached the ranks of number one in the Hot Country Songs charts and was certified quadruple platinum.
Eli Young Band
James Young and Mile Eil met at the North Texas University and become roommates.
They initially were a duo band called “Eli & Young” before Jon Jones and Chris Thompson joined the band to create what we know now as the Eli Young Band.
Their first hit that reached number one was “Crazy Girl” released in 2011. The song has been nominated for multiple awards beign song of the year, and single record of the year at the 2012 country music awards.
Thier fans eagerly await the 2012 awards on air to hear who takes the title.
As the daughter of country music artist, Linda Davis, Hillary Scott joined up with fellow band members Charles Kelley and David Haywood in Nashville in 2006 forming their band Lady Antebellum.
Their self titled album released in 2007 includes the hits “Love Don’t Live Here”, “I Run to You”, “Lookin’ for a Good Time” and “American Honey”.
As one of the hottest artists in new country music today, the band has won numerous awards including CMA’s Vocal Group of the Year in both 2010 and 2011.
The husband and wife team Keifer and Shawna Thompson met at a singing competition in Nashville, working as solo artists before becoming a duo and married couple.
The duo signed to Stoney Creek Records in January 2010 releasing three singles including the certified platinum song, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not”.
The hit song won Single by a Breakthrough Artist in American Country Awards 2011 and is currently nominated for Best Country Song for the 2012 54th Grammy Awards.