Florida Georgia Line is a country duo. The band has two male members by the name Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley. The duo has been able to achieve huge success in their career in music.
In the year 2012, they were able to release a single track by the title ‘Cruise’. This track did play a very big role in helping to skyrocket their career. The track was able to achieve two major sales records, and it has been able to achieve over seven million downloads.
Florida Georgia Line was created in the year 2010. It was created in Nashville, Tennessee. It began to do the cover of various songs. In the year 2011, that is the time that they did sign a contract with Big Loud Mountain Label. The members that make this group had an interest in music through the church worship services. The group is made up of two members by the name Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley.
Brian did attend Florida State University on a scholarship base. He later went on to transfer to Belmont University. This was after he saw that he could not make it in sports. He started to train himself on playing the guitar. Tyler has been able to serve as a worship leader. The two met at Belmont University. This was in the year 2008. They have been able to share a house together. Their discovery was made by Joey Moi.
Their first release was done in the year 2010. This is the year that they were able to produce their first EP. It was produced with Wesley Walker. The songs in this EP had been written by either Hubbard or Kelley. Among the songs that are contained in this EP includes: ‘You’re Country’, ‘Man I am Today’ among many others. Their second EP got to be released in the year 2012. It did contain five songs. Among the songs in this EP includes ‘Cruise’, ‘Get Your Shine On’ and ‘Tell Me how you like it’.
It is in the same year that the duo would be able to launch their first studio album. This album had 11 songs, and it was dubbed ‘Here’s to the Good Times’. Their album was the sixth bestselling album of the year 2013. The single by the name ‘Cruise’ was able to attain position one on the Country Airplay chart.
This was in the year 2012. The duo did the remix of ‘Cruise’ together with Nelly. The remix was a great success, and it was able to reach number four on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. They have been able to work on other multiple songs that have gone on to achieve success.
Awards and Achievements
Due to their high skills in music, Florida Georgia Line has received multiple nominations as well as awards. Among the awards that they have been able to win includes Academy of Country Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, CMA Awards, American Music Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
The net worth of Florida Georgia Line
As of November 2020, Florida Georgia Line has a net worth of over $60 million. A large portion of this wealth has come from the music industry. They have been able to perform in multiple shows and concerts. They have also received a huge amount of cash from being able to sell their albums.
Despite having achieved so much success in the past years, the band has also faced controversy. They have been accused of being anti-police after they banned police from being on the backstage. They have also been accused of lip-syncing.