Kane Brown was born October 21, 1993, and is a rising star in the American country scene. He first caught the public’s attention through social media, posting covers of several country songs. He released his E.P. and single in 2015 and signed with the record label R.C.A. Nashville. After releasing his first self-titled full-length album, he charted in the main Billboard country charts. His second album charted on the Billboard top 200. Let’s celebrate his day!
Kane Allen Brown, born on October 21, 1993, is a rising young star in the country music scene. Well-known for his rich vocals, he had been interested in music since he was young. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and rural northwest Georgia, with his father and his mother, Tabatha Brown. He grew up with country music and developed an interest in R&B. His talent in singing made him win a school talent show and later an audition for “American Idol” and “The X Factor.”
He started posting music online in 2014, mainly consisting of song covers of famous country singers such as Alan Jackson and Billy Currington, among others. He steadily gained attention because of that, but not until his cover of Lee Brice’s ‘I Don’t Dance’ and George Strait’s ‘Check Yes or No’ became even more popular — the latter has gained more than seven million views to date. He released his first E.P. in 2015 after successfully raising funds on Kickstarter. It quickly reached the top 20 of the Top Country Albums chart and sold 3,200 copies. His next single, ‘Used to Love You Sober,’ charted at number two and sold more than 38,000 copies in 2015. His popularity landed him to open for Florida Georgia Line in their summer 2016 Dig Your Roots Tour. He signed with Sony Music Nashville and re-released his first E.P. under the label. He also released more singles, such as ‘Thunder in the Rain’ and ‘Ain’t No Stopping Us Now,’ as well as his self-titled album. In 2018, he charted number one on the Billboard 200 with his album, “Experiment.” He also began collaborating with singers such as R&B singer Khalid, Camilla Cabello, and Becky G. in 2020, where he held a drive-in concert broadcasted in 200 theatres across the U.S. In 2021, he launched his label in association with Sony Nashville, 1021 Entertainment.
Brown is married to singer-songwriter Katelyn Jae. They announced their engagement at a 2017 concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They got married a year later in Mint Springs Farm, Tennessee, with 200 guests of relatives and friends. In 2019, the couple had their first daughter, Kingsley Rose Brown. They had their second daughter, Kodi Jane, in 2021.
Brown starts releasing his song covers in video forms, mainly on Facebook, that would steadily gain attention.
In two days, his single ‘Used to Love You Sober’ reaches number two on the Country Digital Songs chart.
He becomes the opening act for the country music duo Florida Georgia Line’s summer 2016 Dig Your Roots Tour.
He releases his album “Experiment” and immediately charts number one on the Billboard 200.
Brown holds a drive-in concert in more than 200 theatres across the United States.
After becoming the first black person to win the A.C.M. Awards’ Video of the Year, “Time Magazine” lists him in their list of 100 most influential people worldwide.
Why We Love Kane Brown
He believes in his own choices
He opted to pull back from continuing with “The X Factor” to pursue a solo career of his own, showing us that he had his mind set since the very beginning. We love his tenacity!
He cares about mental health
Brown opened up about his struggles battling depression as a musical artist and public figure. He followed up with a message to the people that they were not alone in the fight.
He cares about the youth
He shows this by donating to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America across the country, helping them with gym renovations, and supporting the communities there. What’s not to love about this charitable star?
5 Surprising Facts
Brown almost joined the Army
It’s revealed that he almost joined the Army and withdrew because they told him he must remove his tattoos.
He passed “The X Factor’s” audition
Brown was chosen in 2013 to be in “The X Factor,” but he left the show because the producers wanted to put him in a boy band.
His schoolmate was in “American Idol”
He went to the same school as Lauren Alaina, who became a runner-up in “American Idol’s” 10th season.
He proposed while watching horror
Brown proposed to his wife while watching “The Amityville Horror” movie.
He can’t stand being barefoot
It’s revealed that Brown always wears at least socks because he cannot stand being barefoot.
Kane Brown FAQs
Is Kane Brown’s wife American?
Yes, she is. Katelyn Jae Brown is of mixed ethnicity and holds American nationality.
What is Kane Brown’s favorite food?
He likes pepperoni pizza.
Does Kane Brown speak Spanish?
It’s unknown if he speaks Spanish or not, though he does sing in Spanish. He sang in Spanish in his song with Becky G, ‘Lost in the Middle of Nowhere.’
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