ABOUT LITTLE BIG TOWN
Grammy Award-winning group, Little Big Town -- consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook -- first entered the music scene more than 18 years ago with hits such as "Boondocks," "Bring It On Home," "Good As Gone" and the Grammy-nominated single "Little White Church." With albums Tornado and Pain Killer, they have seen massive success with #1 singles "Pontoon," "Tornado," "Day Drinking," and most recently the history-making, best-selling country single of 2015, with "Girl Crush.”
In October of 2014, the group fulfilled a career milestone and lifelong dream when Reba McIntire asked them to become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry; two weeks later, they were inducted. Little Big Town has earned almost 40 award show nominations and in the past five years has taken home nearly 20 awards, including multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM awards, and an Emmy award. They are the reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year and have been nominated for the same award at this year’s CMA’s. At the 2016 Grammy Awards Little Big Town won “Best Country Group/Duo Performance,” and “Girl Crush” received the honor for “Best Country Song.”
The group recently received honors from the Academy of Country Music for Vocal Group of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year with Miranda Lambert, and the group was also recognized with the Crystal Milestone Award. At the recent Billboard Awards Little Big Town and “Girl Crush” were nominated for Top Country Song as well as Chart Achievement Award, and the group was also honored as the 2016 Music Business Association Artist of the Year. Little Big Town recently released their brand new single “Better Man” to country radio. “Better Man” is the first single off of the group’s forthcoming seventh studio album entitled The Breaker which is set for release February 24, 2017. Next year, the Ryman Auditorium and Little Big Town will team up for the historic venues first-ever residency, “Little Big Town At The Mother Church.” The group will headline 6 nights throughout the year with the first one falling on the day of their album release. For more information, visit LittleBigTown.com or follow them @littlebigtown.