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1GN
Also known as 1 Girl Nation
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.[1]
Genres Contemporary Christian music,[2] power pop,[2] pop rock[3]
Years active 2012 (2012)–present
Labels Reunion
Associated acts Austin & Lindsey Adamec
Website www.1girlnation.com
Members
  • Lauryn Taylor Bach
  • Carmen Justice
  • Kayli Robinson
Past members
  • Kelsey Grimm
  • Lindsey Adamec

1GN, formerly known as 1 Girl Nation, is a Christian contemporary Christian, power pop/pop rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, United States. They are on the Reunion Records label, affiliated with Provident Label Group and Sony Music Entertainment, and released their first album entitled 1 Girl Nation on August 20, 2013. The album has had chart successes.

Background[edit]

In 2012, 1 Girl Nation was formed in Nashville, Tennessee, and the band members are Lauryn Taylor Bach from Birmingham, Alabama, Lindsey Adamec from Jacksonville, Florida, Carmen Justice from Nashville, Tennessee, Kayli Robinson from Orlando, Florida, and Kelsey Grimm from Chicago, Illinois.[4] On May 1, 2014, the band announced that Kelsey was leaving the band because she was getting married.[5]

Music[edit]

In June 2013, the band was signed to Reunion Records, a major Christian music label in the United States.[4]

1 Girl Nation[edit]

On August 20, 2013, 1 Girl Nation released their self-titled debut album 1 Girl Nation. 1 Girl Nation charted at No. 11 and No. 9 on the Top Christian Albums and the Top Heatseekers Albums charts respectively, for the Billboard charting week of September 7, 2013.[6][7] On December 14, 2013, Billboard charts the album was the No. 2 Heatseekers Albums.

1 Girl Nation has attained sponsorships from the cosmetic line M.A.C[citation needed] and in-ear monitor maker 1964 Ears.[citation needed]

Unite[edit]

Their second album, Unite, was released on April 15, 2016, by Reunion Records.[8]

Members[edit]

Current members
  • Lauryn Taylor Bach (born Lauren Taylor Bachofer;[9] November 24, 1991)[10][11] - vocals (2012–present)
  • Carmen Justice Hadley (born Carmen B. Justice;[12] July 15, 1991)[13] - vocals (2012–present)
  • Kayli Danielle Robinson[14] (born June 30,[15] 1988)[16] - vocals (2012–present)
Former members
  • Kelsey Taylor Grimm (née, Sowards; born December 29,[17] 1989)[18][19][20] - vocals (2012–2014)
  • Lindsey Brooke Adamec (née, Ciresi;[21] born October 27, 1992)[22]- vocals (2012–2014)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Christ
US
Heat
1 Girl Nation 11[6] 2[7]
Unite 44

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
A Very 1 Girl Nation Christmas

Singles[edit]

  • "While We're Young" (2013)[23]
  • "Try" (2014)[24]
  • "Get Hype" (2016)[25]

Music videos[edit]

  • "While We're Young" (2013)[26]
  • "Try" (2014)
  • "Joy" (2014)
  • "Get Hype" (2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1 Girl Nation (2012). "1 Girl Nation - About". Facebook. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Jesus Freak Hideout. "1 Girl Nation Discography, One Girl Nation, 1 Girl Nation Artist Database". John DiBiase. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ New Release Tuesday (August 20, 2013). "1 Girl Nation by 1 Girl Nation". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Provident Label Group (June 14, 2013). "1 Girl Nation (1GN) Joins Reunion Records and Announces Debut, Self-Titled Release Due August 20". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ "1 Girl Nation Announce Member Kelsey Sowards Leaving Group : News : Hallels". www.hallels.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  6. ^ a b Billboard. "1 Girl Nation - Chart history". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Billboard. "1 Girl Nation - Chart history". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  8. ^ Andre, Jonathan (April 15, 2016). "Interviews: 1GN". 365 Days of Inspiring Media. Retrieved April 15, 2016. 
  9. ^ Broadcast Music, Inc. "Songwriter/Composer: BACHOFER LAUREN TAYLOR". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  10. ^ Lauryn Taylor Bach (@lauryntaylor1GN) (November 2, 2013). "22 days until I'm 22... Oo Ooo oooo @taylorswift13". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  11. ^ Lauryn Taylor Bach (@lauryntaylor1GN) (November 23, 2013). "Welp.... Here goes 22...". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  12. ^ Intelius. "Carmen B Justice in Tennessee". Intelius. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  13. ^ Carmen Justin Hadley (@Carmen1GN) (July 15, 2015). "TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY AND THIS IS HOW I FEEL ABOUT IT. #24". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  14. ^ Intelius. "Kayli D Robinson in Florida". Intelius. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  15. ^ KAYLi Robinson (@Kayli1GN) (June 30, 2015). "It's my birthday and I'm proud of that! :) no shame here!!!". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  16. ^ KAYLi Robinson (@Kayli1GN) (July 20, 2010). "i am 22 years old, & my professor just said, "duties"...and i giggled. then i giggled again. & again.". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  17. ^ Kelsey Grimm (@TheKelseyGrimm) (December 29, 2015). "GUYS IT'S MY BIRTHDAY AND HERE WE HAVE THE FLYING SQUIRREL. Which basically looks how I'm feeling today.". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  18. ^ Kelsey Grimm (@TheKelseyGrimm) (December 29, 2013). "A 2...and a 4. I'm 24 today guys. Whoa. Also excuse my scary flash eyes..". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  19. ^ Intelius. "Kelsey T Sowards in Illinois". Intelius. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  20. ^ Facebook. "Kelsey Taylor Grimm". Facebook. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  21. ^ Broadcast Music, Inc. "Songwriter/Composer: CIRESI LINDSEY BROOKE". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  22. ^ Lindsey Adamec (@lindseyadamec) (October 27, 2015). "You all really know how to make a girl feel special & loved! Thank you!". Twitter. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  23. ^ "iTunes Store". apple.com. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  24. ^ "iTunes - Music - Try - Single by 1 Girl Nation". iTunes. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Facebook post". Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  26. ^ "1 Girl Nation - While We're Young (Official Music Video)". YouTube. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 

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