Charles Kelley

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  • Birth Name: Charles Kelley
  • Birth Place: Augusta, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter
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Fast Facts

  • Has been close friends with his Lady Antebellum bandmate Dave Haywood since middle school, though they didn't write music together until college.
  • Was in a high-school band (Inside Blue) with his brother, singer-songwriter Josh Kelley. The two brothers also cowrote Josh's song "Georgia Clay."
  • Worked for a waste-hauling firm after college.
  • Had intended to be a solo artist before forming Lady Antebellum and even released an album, 2 the 9's, online shortly after graduating from college.

Awards

  • 2010, Grammy — Song of the Year: Winner
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Country Group: Winner
  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Country Song: Winner
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2017, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2016, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Country Group: Winner
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2013, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, Grammy — Record of the Year: Winner
  • 2017, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2017, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2018, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Best Web Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 2011, Grammy — Best Country Album: Winner
  • 2009, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Breakthrough Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Country Album: Winner

Relationships

  • John W. Kelley — Father
  • John Kelley — Brother
  • Cassie McConnell-Kelley — Wife
  • Gayle Kelley — Mother
  • Josh Kelley — Brother

College

  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States (BBA, 2004)

Details

  • Birth Name: Charles Kelley
  • Birth Place: Augusta, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter

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