11:01 AM EDT 12/11/2013
Originally posted 12/04/2013 12:00AM
As any Hallmark card can tell you, the holidays are about bringing people together. For some of us, that means reuniting with grown-up children, or welcoming long-lost cousins into our homes. But for musicians, it means something else: seasonal duets, often performed with the oddest of partners.
From reality-show novelty songs to stocking-stuffer EPs, Christmas isn't Christmas until two people who have no business being in the same room have crowded in front of the mic to sing a holiday classic. Why do they do this? You should just as soon ask Black Friday shoppers why they camp out for hours in front of big-box stores. Holiday magic is a compelling thing.
Originally posted 12/06/2013 03:15PM
He's gone from "a little noodle into this ball of energy," the singer tells PEOPLE of her birthday boy
Originally posted 10/31/2013 10:20AM
As one half of Sugarland, Georgia native Jennifer Nettles never shied away from mixing it up musically, blending classic country with pop and rock into the country duo's sound – and even daring to drop a reggae rap in their platinum-selling "Stuck Like Glue." Now with a solo debut on the horizon (her That Girl CD is due in January, while the single of the same name is currently top 40 on the country charts), the Grammy-winning singer continues to test new musical ground.
So it's no surprise that Nettles, who is hosting the Spotify CMA party Nov. 3 with PEOPLE Country, has eclectic tastes when it comes to music listening as well. But, she says, with the birth of son Magnus last December, her quiet time for discovering new music and appreciating the luxury of listening are at a premium.
Originally posted 05/20/2013 04:15PM
The Sugarland singer is pretty in pink five months after delivering son Magnus Hamilton
Originally posted 05/12/2013 01:00PM
The Sugarland singer introduces her 5-month-old baby boy in a sweet Mother's Day snapshot
Originally posted 12/07/2012 12:15PM
The Sugarland singer delivered her first child, Magnus Hamilton, on Thursday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE
Originally posted 11/01/2012 07:30PM
Baby bump alert!
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles was absolutely glowing Thursday when she showed off her growing belly at the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville.
Wearing a simple silhouette, the singer, who's nominated for vocal duo of the year alongside her Sugarland bandmate Kristian Bush, couldn't hide her smile as she posed for photographs on the red carpet.
Originally posted 05/25/2012 01:30PM
Primetime's newest singing competition, ABC's Duets, premiered Thursday with the show's four mentors – Clarkson", John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke – taking the stage to perform one of their own songs with each of their two protégés.
Clarkson quickly found herself the underdog. The former American Idol winner's teammates, Jordan Meredith and Jason Farol, claimed the bottom two spots based on scores from the other coaches after their renditions of Clarkson's "Stronger" and "Breaking Your Own Heart," respectively.
One of Nettles's contestants, J Rome, took the top spot after his duet with Nettles on Sugarland's "Tonight."
Originally posted 05/24/2012 11:50AM
Originally posted 04/12/2012 11:00AM
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