Is a brand new Sugarland album within the close to future?
The thought undoubtedly occurred to a lot of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush‘s followers Wednesday night time, when the nation duo — who has not launched new music collectively for greater than 5 years — took the stage on the 2017 CMA Awards to current the prize for vocal duo of the yr to Brothers Osborne.
“Effectively humorous seeing you right here,” Nettles stated to Bush, to which the 47-year-old replied, “It appears like we’ve been right here earlier than, proper?”
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“That’s true. The truth is, we’re right here to current the CMA Award we received collectively in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 … and properly, who is aware of?” replied Nettles, 43, eliciting cheers from the gang.
The “It Occurs” musicians obtained additional giddy responses from their followers on Twitter, with the band posting a photograph of Nettles and Bush collectively on the ceremony with the easy caption, “#StillTheSame.”
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Sugarland went their separate methods to pursue solo careers in 2013, releasing respective hits like Bush’s 2014 music “Trailer Hitch” and Nettles’ albums That Woman and Taking part in with Hearth. Nettles additionally gave beginning to a son, Magnus Hamilton, in December 2012.
“Followers are like, ‘Oh my gosh, I didn’t know you can sing,’ ” Bush informed PEOPLE in 2014 of what he likes about being a solo artist. “And I’m like, ‘Yeah, yeah, thanks!’ Then a couple of minutes later they’re like, ‘Wait, why haven’t you sang the entire time?’ ”
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“I’m like, ‘Look, if you happen to’re in a band with Eddie Van Halen, you let him play guitar!’ ” he added. “However it’s enjoyable to observe folks uncover one thing that’s been standing subsequent to them the entire time.”
One other perk for the Grammy winner? “I don’t have to attend in line for the bathe after a present – you at all times let the woman go first,” Bush joked on the time.