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Lady Antebellum have a blast in Frankfurt Germany

Lady Antebellum have a blast in Frankfurt Germany

There was a large crowd on July 20th for the concert of the band Lady Antebellum from Nashville / TN (USA). Thousands of fans went to the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt in Germany. The variation of license plates revealed that not only people from this area had come to see this band perform but from all around Germany.

It started a little after 8 p.m. Lady Antebellum, consisting of Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott, came on stage and were welcomed with a thunderous applause. This enthusiastic reception gave the impression of an arena filled with over 10,000 people.

The band was overwhelmed by the affection of their German fans and let their show began. The crowd soon began to leave their chairs and started moving and dancing to the songs performed on stage.

Fans could listen to Love Don’t Live Here, Lookin’ for a Good Time, I Run to You, Need You Now, Home is where the Heart is, American Honey, Love This Pain, Ready to Love Again, Our Kind of Love, Hello World, Just a Kiss, We Owned the Night, Dancin' Away with My Heart and many other songs.

It was easy for them to perform so many songs with three hit albums like “Lady Antebellum” (2008), “Need You Now” (2010) and “Own The Night” (2011). Worth admiring was that the audience could sing along about 90% of the songs which was not expected.

2007 they draw attention to their selves the first time when Jim Brickman gave a concert and they accompanied his song Never Alone. This instance brought them their record deal with Capitol Records and they soon after released their first single Love Don't Live Here, which was number three in the country charts. Because of the success they produced their debut album which was called after their band's name and it became number one in the country album charts and number four in the US album charts.

The success has never stopped since then. In 2008 they won the Academy of Country Music for Top New Duo or Group, in 2009 they were also nominated as Best New Artist and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for the Grammy Awards. The CMA-Award in Vocal Group of the Year ensued in 2009. Their song I Run to You (2009) became number one and also won the Grammy in Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 2010.

They released their song Need You Now at the end of August 2009 which was unsurprisingly number one in the country charts and also in the top five pop charts for a week. After they released their identically named album their song rose in the charts as a result. It was number two for three weeks and therefore was one of the most successful country songs of the year. The album was number one for four weeks in the US album charts and for month number one album of country music.

As a result of the stunning success of Need You Now they also published this song in Europe. The single as well as the album were in the charts of European countries. 2011 has been the most successful year for the band so far. They won five Grammy Awards and therefore are one of the most successful bands in music history. At the end of 2011 they released their third album which is called Own The Night and was the reason to start a world tour to present this band live to a broad public.

Translation Aylin Landzettel

1 comment:

  1. Hallo Christian, klasse Bericht und tolle Fotos. Weist du auch wieviele Menschen dort waren?Ich wäre auch gerne dabei gewesen, aber mein Hausumbau hat mir keine Zeit dafür gelassen.