Florida Georgia Line Biography

Florida Georgia Line is an American country music duo composed of Brian Kelley (from Ormond Beach, Florida) and Tyler Hubbard (from Monroe, Georgia). In December 2011, they signed a publishing/production/management deal with Craig Wiseman (Big Loud Shirt Publishing), Kevin "Chief" Zaruk (Chief Music Management), and Joey Moi's (Mountain View Records) partnership, Big Loud Mountain. Their second EP, It'z Just What We Do, charted on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. They played on the 2012 Country Throwdown Tour, along with acts such as Josh Thompson, Corey Smith, Gary Allan, Justin Moore, and Rodney Atkins. They have also opened for Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Jake Owen, Colt Ford, and Dierks Bentley.

On July 16, 2012, Florida Georgia Line signed with Republic Nashville, part of the Big Machine Label Group.

History

Hubbard and Kelley both began playing guitar individually while they were in high school. They then met through a mutual friend in Nashville, Tennessee while attending Belmont University.
Musical career
Anything Like Me

Florida Georgia Line's first EP, released December 14, 2010, is a 6 song EP produced with Wesley Walker. All of the songs were written by either Hubbard or Hubbard and Kelley. The EP consists of the songs "You're Country", "Now That She's Gone", "Man I Am Today", "Never Let Her Go" (co-written with "Cruise" co-writer Jesse Rice), "Black Tears", and "Backwoods Beauty Queen". The song "Black Tears" was also on Jason Aldean's 2012 album Night Train.
It'z Just What We Do

The duo's second EP is a 5 song EP produced by Joey Moi on Big Loud Mountain Records and released on May 15, 2012. It starts off with "Cruise" and also includes "Get Your Shine On", "Tip It Back", "Tell Me How You Like It", and the title track "It'z Just What We Do".
Here's to the Good Times

The duo's first studio album, Here's to the Good Times, is an 11 song album produced by Joey Moi on Republic Nashville and released on December 4, 2012. "Cruise," the first single, reached number 1 on the Country Airplay chart dated December 15, 2012. A version of "Cruise" featuring Nelly later hit number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album's second single, "Get Your Shine On", was released to country radio on January 21, 2013 and reached number 1 on the Country Airplay chart in May 2013. "Round Here" was released as the album's third single on June 3, 2013 and reached number 1 on the Country Airplay chart in September 2013. The album's fourth single, "Stay", was released to country radio on October 7, 2013.

The duo is currently touring the United States as part of the Dirt Road Diaries tour featuring Thompson Square and headlining act Luke Bryan.

In June, the album reached number 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
Source: wikipedia.org
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