Kristian Bush

Kristian Bush



Kristian Merrill Bush (born March 14, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Bush is a former member of the folk rock duo Billy Pilgrim with Andrew Hyra, and is one half of the country music duo Sugarland with Jennifer Nettles. In addition to his work in these two groups, Bush has released one solo album, Southern Gravity, via Streamsound Records in 2015.



Twice the Speed of Life
Twice the Speed of Life is the debut album of American country music group Sugarland, released on October 26, 2004, on Mercury Nashville Records.
Something More
"Something More" is a song written and recorded by the American country music group Sugarland.
Baby Girl
"Baby Girl" is the debut single co-written and recorded by American country music group Sugarland.
Down in Mississippi
"Down in Mississippi (Up to No Good)" is a song written and recorded by American country music group Sugarland.

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Kristian Bush of Sugarland Discusses Country Duo's New Album 'Bigger' & Upcoming Tour: 'It Doesn't Leave the Genre, It Leads the Genre'
  –  April 11, 2018
After a five-year hiatus and with a new tour looming next month, Sugarland is ready to start a new era -- with new music in tow. The group's Kristian Bush tells Billboard that he and Jennifer Nettles delivered Bigger, Sugarland's sixth album and first in ...
‘American Idol’ Hopeful Gabby Barrett’s ‘Stay’ Duet With Sugarland Will Change You
  –  April 11, 2018
Nettles and Kristian Bush praised her, too, noting on Twitter that they "cannot wait to see all you are going to do with your gifts."
Watch Sugarland Duet on ‘Stuck Like Glue’, ‘Stay’ With ‘American Idol’ Contestants
  –  April 10, 2018
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush shared the stage with two American Idol hopefuls on Monday night (April 9). Together with Layla Spring and Gabby Barrett, the country duo performed their hits "Stuck Like Glue" and "Stay," respectively.
Kentuckian Layla Spring has big ‘Idol’ moment, but eliminated from competition
  –  April 10, 2018
While she exhibited on-stage poise, Spring was all fangirl meeting Nettles and Kristian Bush and earned high marks from the duo, with Nettles saying, “She’s a young kid with control of her instrument.” Spring has given the “Idol” audience heaping ...
Inside Sugarland's 'Bigger' reasons for hiatus, reunion
  –  April 9, 2018
The temperature in Las Vegas had dipped to the mid-80s by the time Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush took the stage in the outdoor beach area at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sept. 2, 2012. Nettles had braided her blond hair into pigtails.
Don't miss Sugarland on 'American Idol' tonight
  –  April 9, 2018
The recently reunited Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush will perform tonight with contestant Gabby Barrett, though there's no word yet on what they'll perform. Last night, Gabby also got some musical advice, albeit via phone, from Kelsea Ballerini ...
Sugarland to Appear as Mentors and Performers on 'American Idol'
  –  April 9, 2018
It's an honor, and a responsibility, that the duo, made up of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, don't take lightly. “That platform as a whole is fascinating because it has launched a whole new part of the industry and it has changed the industry," says ...
It’s “Still the Same”: Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush aren’t on the cover of the new Sugarland album
  –  April 7, 2018
The cover of the new Sugarland album has been revealed, and it seems like Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush are continuing with their tradition of not appearing on their album art. Over the course of six records, the duo has appeared on the cover ...
Sugarland’s reunion was a serious secret
  –  April 3, 2018
NASHVILLE (AP) Sugarland's reunion was such a secret that even their families did not know in advance. Kristian Bush says he'd go to big family dinners and they'd ask what he did that day, and the most he could say was, "Just doing stuff." Bush says once ...
Sugarland’s New Album ‘Bigger’ Will Recapture the Duo’s Musical Magic
  –  April 2, 2018
After seven No. 1 hits, duo Sugarland decided to take a break. The hiatus lasted over five years, but the pair, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, are now back with Bigger, to be released on June 8th. The new record includes all newly penned songs except ...
Country Duo Sugarland to Bring “Still The Same” Tour to Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas
  –  January 22, 2018
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush will bring their new live show to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. The show will feature opening acts Brandy Clark and Clare Bowen. Since the band’s inception in 2002, Sugarland has sold ...


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