Dave Haywood

  • Birth Name: David Haywood
  • Birth Place: Augusta, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: Musician, Songwriter
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Fast Facts

  • Has been close friends with bandmate Charles Kelley since middle school, though they didn't write music together until college. They met Hillary Scott in 2006 and formed Lady Antebellum.
  • Invited his mom, via Twitter, to be his date for the 2010 Country Music Awards. She couldn't attend so he took his dad instead.
  • Is the son of the dentist who invented the nightguard teeth-whitening method.
  • Worked as an accountant for a year after college.
  • Grew up playing a variety of instruments including the piano, guitar and drums.
  • Was influenced by the music of the Eagles and the Allman Brothers.

Awards

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

Relationships

  • Angie Haywood — Mother
  • Lisa Haywood — Sister
  • Van Haywood — Father
  • Michael Haywood — Brother
  • Kelli Cashiola — Wife

College

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

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