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Big & Rich is a country music duo made up of Big Kenny and John Rich. The two met in Nashville, Tennessee in 1998 and decided to form a band. Since then, they have released four studio albums, won three Grammy Awards, and have had six number-one singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Their sound is often described as “country-rock,” and they are known for their patriotic anthems and party songs. In this blog post, we will take a look at the history of Big & Rich, from their early days in Nashville to their current success as a country music powerhouse!

History

Big & Rich is a country music duo composed of Big Kenny and John Rich, both of whom are songwriters, vocalists, and guitarists. The duo’s first album, Horse of a Different Color, was released in 2004. This album produced four singles, the most successful being “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)”, which reached No.

The duo’s second album, Comin’ to Your City, was released in 2005. It featured the singles “Comin’ to Your City”, which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Country charts, and “Never Mind Me”, which peaked at No. 37.

In 2007, the duo released their third album, Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace. The first single from this album, “Lost in This Moment”, was the duo’s fourth No.

In 2010, Big & Rich released their fourth album, Hillbilly Jedi. The first single, “Fake I.D.”, was co-written by Brad Paisley and peaked at No. 48 on the Country charts.

Big & Rich has also released two Christmas albums: 2006’s Loud and Proud Christmas and 2007’s Code of the West Christmas.

The duo has charted seventeen singles on the Billboard country charts, including three No.

Discography

Studio albums

  • Horse of a Different Color (2004)
  • Comin’ to Your City (2005)
  • Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace (2007)
  • Hillbilly Jedi (2010)

Compilation albums

  • Big & Rich’s Greatest Hits: Super Galactic Fan Pack Edition (2009)

Awards and nominations

Big & Rich has received five Academy of Country Music Awards, two CMT Music Awards, one American Music Award, and one BMI award. They have also been nominated for three Grammy Awards. In 2013, the duo was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.