‘We are Deeply Sorry’: Grammy-winning Nashville Country Group Lady Antebellum Changes Its Name After 14 Years to Lady A Due to Antebellum’s Association with Slavery in America


Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum is changing its name to Lady A, with members saying they are regretful and embarrassed for not taking into consideration the word’s associations with slavery. The band, made up of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood, made the announcement Thursday on their social media. The statement said that they chose the name after the antebellum style home where they shot their first band photos, and it reminded them of Southern styles of music.

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SOURCE: Mail Online

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