Kane Brown is an American Country Singer and a songwriter. Kane Brown started gaining popularity in the year 2015 with the release of his debut EP, Closer. Likewise, he had ultimately become popular for his cover songs of popular artists. Kane released the EP Chapter 1 in the year 2016.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Kane Brown was born in a rural part of northwest Georgia, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, on October 21, 1993. He is 27 years old and is under the astrological sign, Libra. He holds American nationality. His full name is Kane Allen Brown. And, his ethnicity is African-American.
His mother’s name is Tabatha Brown who is white by race. The name of his father is not available but his father is an African-American father. Kane’s father is also part Cherokee. Kane Brown said that he did not know he was biracial until he was 7 or 8 years old. Likewise, his father has been incarcerated since the year 1996, and he was raised by his single mother. Moreover, sometimes even being homeless, Kane’s family moved around northwest Georgia when he was younger from Rossville to Fort Oglethorpe to LaFayette before finally settling in Red Bank, Tennessee.
As a result, Kane Brown attended many schools, among them Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. It was the school he sang in the choir with Lauren Alaina, the runner-up on Season 10 of American Idol. Likewise, he attended Red Bank, Ridgeland, and Soddy Daisy High Schools. After graduating, Kane Brown lived with his grandmother, who had also helped raise him.
Career and Professional Life
Kane Brown grew up listening to country music. However, he became interested in R&B music in middle school. After he won a school talent show in 11th grade with a rendition of Chris Young’s “Gettin’ You Home”, he started to perform country music. He also auditioned for both American Idol and The X Factor after the success of his school friend Lauren Alaina on American Idol. And, Kane was chosen for The X Factor after an audition in the year 2013 but left the show when its producers wanted to include him in a boy band. After that, Kane Brown decided to post his cover versions of popular songs online.
Kane Brown started sharing videos of his covers of songs by Brantley Gilbert, Billy Currington, Alan Jackson, and other singers on social media in the year 2014. He garnered a following for his homemade videos on Facebook. Likewise, his song cover of Lee Brice’s “I Don’t Dance” was one early video that garnered wide attention from the public. Then, his cover of George Strait’s “Check Yes or No” went viral and received millions of views. After that, Kane’s number of followers on Facebook quickly rose to a million and more. This later led to a teaser clip for his own single “Used to Love You Sober” which hit one million views in less than three hours upon its release on October 8, 2015. This clip then reached more than 11 million views in just two weeks.
Kane Brown was initially signed to Zone 4 along with Jay Frank as his first manager. And, Martha Earls became his manager in the year 2016.
More About Career
Kane Brown raised funds via crowdfunding site Kickstarter to produce a six-song EP in 2014. The EP, titled Closer, was a hit and debuted on the Top Country Albums chart at number 22. Likewise, a single from the EP, “Don’t Go City on Me”, was first released and reached number 43 on the Country Digital Songs chart. Likewise, Kane Brown released a new single “Used to Love You Sober” on his birthday in the year 2015. Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 spotlighted the song. This song reached number two on the Country Digital Songs chart based on just two days of sales. And, his other songs also became popular and were on the chart.
Moreover, Kane Brown opened for Florida Georgia Line on their summer 2016 Dig Your Roots Tour. He collaborated along with Chandler Stephens on a song, “Can’t Stop Love” which they wrote together. This song released on February 12, 2016. He then signed with Sony Music Nashville in the same year and records under the RCA Nashville label. And, his first EP under the label released on March 18, 2016, titled Chapter 1.
In June 2016, Brown released “Ain’t No Stopping Us Now” as a promotional single ahead of his debut full-length album. The self-titled album featuring his songs was released on December 2, 2016, and debuted at number 10 on the U.S. Billboard 200. Likewise, “What Ifs”, recorded along with his friend Lauren Alaina, released as the second single from the album and has been certified 5× Platinum by the RIAA. This single became a number one hit on the Billboard Country Airplay charts for the week.
More About Songs and Albums
An expanded deluxe edition of Kane Brown’s debut album was released October 6, 2017. It featured four new tracks, also including a duet along with Chris Young and “Heaven”. And, upon the release of the deluxe edition, the album went to number five on the Billboard 200 and returned to number one on the Top Country Albums chart. Likewise, Kane Brown became the first artist to have simultaneous number ones on all five main country charts: Top Country Albums, Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, Country Digital Song Sales, and Country Streaming Songs.
In the year 2018, Kane Brown announced the album’s title, Experiment, via Twitter. He released the album on November 9, 2018, and became his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Over the course of the year 2018 and 2019, Kane Brown released several collaborations with artists such as Becky G, Camila Cabello, and Digital Farm Animals. Also, including a remix of “Saturday Nights” along with R&B star Khalid which released as a single. He even appeared on Brooks & Dunn’s album Reboot in a new rendition of their past hit “Believe”.Kane also collaborated with Marshmello for “One Thing Right”, his first release to Mainstream Pop Radio.
The years 2020 and 2021
Kane Brown released the track “Cool Again”. It is the debut single of his upcoming third EP in April 2020. Then, in June he released the song “Worldwide Beautiful”. The song highlights peace and equality as well as benefits the Boys and Girls Club of America. In the same year, Kane Brown released his second single to pop radio, “Be Like That” as well along with Khalid and Swae Lee, another single off his EP.
Likewise, he released his third EP, Mixtape, Vol. 1 as well as four other tracks in August. Kane Brown announced a drive-in concert, held at more than 200 theaters across the U.S. on September 26, 2020. Moreover, in October 2020, “Worship You” went to country radio as his second official single to that format off the EP.
Furthermore, in November 2020, Kane Brown performed in a pre-recorded halftime show in the Thanksgiving Thursday Night Football game between Washington Football Team and the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. And, on February 11, 2021, he launched his own label, 1021 Entertainment, in association with Sony Nashville. In the same years, he even became the first black person to win Video of the Year at the ACM Awards, which he won for “Worldwide Beautiful”.
Kane Brown married Katelyn Jae. Katelyn Jae is also in the music business and she studies music management. She has dabbled in performing in the past. Kane Brown and Katelyn Jae first met each other in the year 2015 through a mutual work acquaintance. Likewise, he proposed to her on Easter Sunday in the year 2017. The couple announced their engagement during a concert in Philadelphia.
They tied the knot at Mint Springs Farm in Nolensville, Tennessee, on October 12, 2018, with the presence of about 200 relatives and friends in attendance. Likewise, in April 2019, the couple announced they were expecting their first child. And, less than a month later, they revealed the baby was a girl during a walk down the red carpet at the Billboard Music Awards. Further, Katelyn Jae gave birth to their daughter, Kingsley Rose Brown on October 29, 2019.
Kane Brown has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is 83 Kg. However, his other body measurements such as his chest size, waist size, hip size, and bicep size, are not available until now. But, he has an athletic body. Likewise, Kane has black hair and blue eyes.
Social Media and Net Worth
Kane Brown is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He has 2.8 million followers on Instagram and 2.97 million subscribers on Youtube. Likewise, he has 1.7 million followers on Twitter and 2 million followers on Facebook.
According to celebritynetworth, Kane Brown has a $6 million net worth and his main income source is his career of singing.