Making it big in the music industry is a struggle many musicians and artists know too well, and the rise of country music superstars Florida Georgia Line is truly inspiring. Hit after hit after hit keeps coming from Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, who formed the incredibly popular group, marking their places in country music history quickly, and no matter what track they put out it climbs the charts with ease. Their breakout song “Cruise” had more than 65 million plays on Spotify and even sparked a remix with rapper Nelly, transforming the country music scene. In a very short time FGL has risen to the ranks of stardom alongside country’s biggest stars like Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. Since they burst onto the scene so quickly and with such dominance there is probably a lot of info you didn’t know about these two country singing sensations known as Florida Georgia Line.
10. Band Name
As can be assumed, the simplicity of the name Florida Georgia Line came from the fact that Brian is from Florida and Hubbard is from Georgia, representing both home states. Before FGL was decided upon, however, they considered calling themselves Orange Peach, which of course represents the fruits each state is famous for. Definitely does not have the same ring to it.Photo by Amy Harris/REX