The Sweet Sounds of Sugarland
Although Atlanta is their home base, this country duo loves to hit the road. After taking home two Grammys and a slew of country music awards, the future looks sweet for this group!
"When you're little and you're growing up, and you're hoping, you're wishing and you're dreaming to think that it can actually happen...," she says. "This is stuff that dreams are made of, and we are doing that. We are living that."
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Afterward, then-President-elect Barack Obama spoke with Jennifer. So what did he say? "'Nice pipes, girl, nice pipes,'" she says.
Jennifer was thrilled. "I loved it!" she says.
Before Sugarland took off, Jennifer says she made ends meet however she could. "There is no guide book that tells you seriously how to do this and make a living at it," she says. "So I worked in an art gallery, and I was a nanny, and I painted houses and got over my fear of heights. ... It gives you character."
Jennifer says it's exciting to share success with their closest family members, but sometimes she likes to change the topic of conversation. "We had a Thanksgiving, for example, where that's all everybody wanted to talk about," she says. "There was a moment where I had to say, 'Okay, I love what I do and I love that you love what I do, but can we talk about something else because, whew, I'm tired of talking about this.'"
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