The music community has lost a widely respected player, writer and producer whose influence impacted country music and well beyond. Paul Gordon, who has most recently played with Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles in her solo career, has passed away.
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
Country music will have two representatives at the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Jake Owen and Jennifer Nettles will both perform during the NBC telecast. Both are expected to release new albums in 2016.
Three well-known celebrities have joined the cast of a movie based on Dolly Parton’s childhood. Two are TV actors, but singer Jennifer Nettles is the third, and she's slotted to portray Parton’s mother.
Sugarland frontwoman-turned-solo-artist Jennifer Nettles has exited her record label, Universal Nashville, the artist announced Aug. 3 in an official statement. She signed with Mercury Nashville, a division of Universal Nashville, with Sugarland in 2004.
We already know that the genre's biggest stars hang out together, like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who go fishing regularly. But in addition to their peers, country artists also spend time with celebrities from other walks, like acting.
Jennifer Nettles joined forces with Jennifer Hudson to perform a song called "You Will," which will serve as the new theme song for Oprah's OWN television network. Penned by Diane Warren, the song encourages listeners to boldly pursue their dreams.