Little Big Town is a four-person country vocal quartet formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 1998. Comprised of vocalists Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, and Kimberly Roads Schlapman, Little Big Town is known for its unique vocal structure; each member alternates as lead singer, and the group makes extensive use of vocal harmonies. Few country music outfits today can boast four lead singers with an uncanny ability to sing in unison.The group initially signed a record deal with Mercury Records Nashville, but broke away in 2002 citing creative differences. That same year Little Big Town released their eponymous debut album on independent Nashville label Monument Records; the album made it to the 40th spot on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Singles "Don't Waste My Time" and "Everything Changes" also charted modestly on the Billboard Hot Country Songs index. The group's second effort, 2005's The Road to Here, was far more successful. The album sold over 1,600,000 copies in the United States and produced hit singles "Boondocks" and "Bring It on Home" which both charted in the top 10 of the Hot Country Songs index. Little Big Town was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2006, one for Best Country Album (The Road to Here) and the other for Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocals. The album was released on Equity Music Group, a record label founded by country musician Clint Black. Little Big Town released their third studio album, A Place to Land, in 2007. Their delicate, harmonic sound is showcased in tracks like "I'm With the Band" and "Fine Line". Their most recent work is single "Life in a Northern Town", a cover of a British folk rock song alongside fellow country musicians Sugarland and Jake Owen.
Little Big Town is an American country music band. Formed in 1999, the band has four members: Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet. There is no lead singer in the band; instead, they trade lead vocal duties as well as rely on the harmonies of the four members. Little Big Town's self-titled 2002 debut for Sony's Monument Records was panned critically and did not sell commercially. The album had only one minor hit single, "Don't Waste My Time," and it wasn't long before Little Big Town was dropped from the label.
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Little Big Town is an American country music vocal group. Founded in 1998, the group has comprised the same four members since its inception: Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, and Phillip Sweet. The quartet's musical style relies heavily on four-part vocal harmonies, with all four members alternating as lead singers. Westbrook and Sweet also play rhythm guitar.
After a recording deal with the Mercury Nashville Records label which produced no singles or albums, Little Big Town released their self-titled debut on Monument Records in 2002. It produced two minor country chart singles before the group left the label. By 2005, the group had been signed to Equity Music Group, an independent record label owned by Clint Black. Their second album, The Road to Here, was released that year. Certified platinum in the US, it produced consecutive Top Ten singles on the country charts in "Boondocks" and "Bring It On Home". A Place to Land is the title of their third album, released in 2007. This album's first single, "I'm with the Band", was a Top 40 hit on the country charts. Shortly after its release, the group was transferred to Capitol Records Nashville, which acquired the rights to A Place to Land and released "Fine Line" and "Good Lord Willing" as its second and third singles, respectively. The latter song is new to the re-release. 2010's The Reason Why, their first release exclusively for Capitol, produced the Top 10 hit "Little White Church", while 2012's Tornado produced their first number 1 hit in "Pontoon".