Fast Facts

  • Began singing at age 10 with a Georgia 4-H club called Clover and Company.
  • In college, formed Soul Miner's Daughter with friend Cory Jones and released their debut album, The Sacred and Profane, in 1996.
  • Later founded The Jennifer Nettles Band, which won a talent contest and was invited to perform on the 1999 Lilith Fair tour.
  • Joined Kristen Hall and Kristian Bush to form Sugarland in 2003; after Hall left the group, Nettles and Bush became a duo. 
  • Sugarland has received numerous honors, from a 2008 Grammy to being named CMA Vocal Duo of the Year in 2007 and 2008; Nettles has individually won Grammys, CMA and ACM Awards for her songwriting and collaborations.

Awards

  • 2006, Grammy — Best Country Collaboration With Vocals: Winner
  • 2016, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2008, Grammy — Best Country Song: Winner
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2007, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Performance Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Tearjerker Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Breakthrough Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2007, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Group/Duo Video of the Year: Nominee

Relationships

  • Magnus Hamilton Miller — Son
  • Justin Miller — Husband
  • Todd Van Sickle — Ex-husband

College

  • Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA (1997)

Details

  • Birth Place: Douglas, GA
  • Profession: Singer

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