Kristian Bush

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Kristian Merrill Bush
  • Birth Place: Knoxville, TN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/14/1970, Pisces
  • Profession: Country singer; musician
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Kristian Bush Fast Facts:
  • Born in Knoxville, but raised in Sevierville, the hometown of Dolly Parton.
  • Great-grandson A.J. Bush, founder of Bush Brothers and Company (makers of Bush's Best Baked Beans).
  • Brother Brandon is a keyboardist with the band Train.
  • In 1990, formed the band Billy Pilgrim with Andrew Hyra (Meg Ryan's brother); the band was named for the main character in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five.
  • Joined Jennifer Nettles and Kristen Hall to form Sugarland in 2003. A few years later, Hall left the group, and Bush and Nettles 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; their third album, Love on the Inside, hit No. 1 in 2008.
  • Kristian Bush Relationships:
  • Gayle Bush - Mother
  • Jill Joyner - Wife
  • Tucker Bush - Son
  • Brandon Bush - Brother
  • Camille Grace Bush - Daughter
  • Jack Bush - Father
  • Kristian Bush Awards:
  • 2012 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2011 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Winner
  • 2008 Grammy: Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2006 CMT Music Awards: Group/Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2011 CMT Music Awards: Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2007 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Winner
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: CMT Performance of the Year - Nominee
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Performance Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2007 CMT Music Awards: Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2010 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Tearjerker Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Winner
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Winner
  • 2006 CMT Music Awards: Breakthrough Video of the Year - Nominee
  • College:
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA (BA in Creative Writing, 1992)

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