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Sugarland, the platinum-selling contemporary country act, began as a trio of songwriters from the Atlanta area, each of whom had enjoyed some level of renown as a solo country artist. Lead singer and songwriter Jennifer Nettles had previously fronted Soul Miner's Daughter, and her gospel background and deep soul approach to country music made her an ideal frontperson for the trio. Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Kristian Bush had formed half of the critically acclaimed duo Billy Pilgrim (along with Andrew Hyra), which had also released a pair of albums. Songwriter Kristen Hall had already released two solo albums on Windham Hill Records. The three musicians came together in 2002 and independently released Premium Quality Tunes, an EP of demo recordings (available online or at Sugarland shows), later that year. After building a buzz with their live performances, Sugarland signed with Mercury Nashville and released a two-song single ("Baby Girl" b/w "Stand Back Up") in early 2004. Twice the Speed of Life, their multi-platinum debut album featuring production by Garth Fundis, was released the same year. At the end of 2005, Hall left the group and resumed her solo career. A second full-length record, Enjoy the Ride, appeared in 2006 and proved to be a huge success, garnering attention in both pop and country quarters. For 2008's Love on the Inside, the band's remaining members successfully lobbied Mercury Nashville to let them co-produce their own album and record in Georgia instead of Music City. The resulting album was the most organic of Sugarland's three records to date, and it spawned three chart-topping singles as a result. Sugarland truly became superstars in 2009. The year yielded them platinum status for Love on the Inside; a prime-time network television special called Live on the Inside (which resulted in a live album of the same name); Grammy Awards for Best Country Song and Best Country Performance; and, finally, their first Christmas recording, Gold and Green, which featured new holiday-themed originals as well as more traditional fare. The duo's fourth studio album, The Incredible Machine, influenced by the so-called "steampunk movement" in science fiction circles, arrived in 2010. Propelled by the Top 20 pop hit "Stuck Like Glue," the album quickly went platinum. Several tours followed, as did Nettles' marriage and pregnancy in 2012. In 2013, with the band on hiatus, Bush released the solo single "Love or Money." Nettles also released a single that same year, and followed up with her own solo album, That Girl, early in 2014. ~ Steve Leggett
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Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  2.   Stuck Like Glue
  3.   All I Want to Do
  4.   Stay
  5.   Settlin'
  6.   It Happens
  7.   Want To
  8.   Everyday America
  9.   Baby Girl
  10.   Down in Mississippi (Up to No Good)
  11.   Already Gone
  12.   Little Miss
  13.   Just Might (Make Me Believe)
  14.   Something More
  15.   Life In a Northern Town
  16.   Joey
  17.   Tonight
  18.   Stand Up
  19.   Nuttin' for Christmas
  20.   Winter Wonderland
  21.   Holly Jolly Christmas
  22.   Silent Night
  23.   Sugarland
  24.   Sex On Fire
  25.   Come on Get Higher
  26.   Fall Into Me
  27.   Take Me as I Am
  28.   Stand Back Up
  29.   Love
  30.   Incredible Machine
  31.   Better Man
  32.   Wishing
  33.   Keep You
  34.   Genevieve
  35.   Little Wood Guitar
  36.   Time, Time, Time
  37.   Coming Home
  38.   Operation: Working Vacation
  39.   Very Last Country Song
  40.   Steve Earle
  41.   These Are the Days
  42.   Mean Girls
  43.   Hello
  44.   Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You
  45.   Shine the Light
  46.   O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  47.   Maybe Baby (New Year's Day)
  48.   City of Silver Dreams
  49.   Love Shack
  50.   What I'd Give
  51.   We Run
  52.   County Line
  53.   April Showers
  54.   Tennessee
  55.   Fly Away
  56.   Speed of Life
  57.   Guide You Home
  58.   Every Girl Like Me
  59.   Find the Beat Again
  60.   All We Are
  61.   Gold and Green
  62.   Small Town Jericho
  63.   Happy Ending
  64.   Wide Open
  65.   Circle
  66.   Nightswimming/Joey
  67.   Irreplaceable
  68.   One Blue Sky
  69.   The One I Love
  70.   I Wanna Know
  71.   Country Line
  72.   Nightswimming (Intro)
  73.   Love Shock
  74.   Settin'

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