Kane Brown’s Road to Fame
Brown rose to fame in 2014 after posting covers online. Through crowdfunding, the singer raised enough money to record an EP, Closer. He continued to release music independently and even landed an opening gig for Florida Georgia Line.
In 2016 he signed with Sony Music Nashville and released his debut album in the same year Kane Brown. Brown has had countless successes in the country music industry, earning CMT, AMA, and ACM awards.
The singer grew up in Georgia and Tennessee with a single mother. The couple eventually settled in Red Bank, Tennessee, where the future country star attended Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe High School.
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One of his classmates was a girl named" Alena. She and Brown were in the choir together and he credits her with fueling his passion for singing.
“I was always the quiet one in the room,” Brown said when he walked in Southern Living occurred" and jam”-Podcast. “And she could always sing, and she got me my own solo. I think I sang “I Can Only Imagine”. And she did them all [leave] the class. She made me stay and sing for the teacher and then she did her thing for American Idol did. So she really inspired me and that got me into talent shows and all that stuff.”
“Apart from my mother, she was one of the first [I ever sang in front of]’ Brown continued. “But she kind of forced me to do it. It wasn’t, uh, not a question.”
Alaina’s appearance" idol even inspired Brown to do it for American Idol and The X Factor to try, but he didn’t find success in the reality shows. The country star was born after auditioning for American Idol rejected and he left The X Factor after the judges tried to put him in a boy band.