Kaci Brown

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Kaci Brown
Birth name Kaci Deanne Brown
Born July 7, 1988
Sulphur Springs, Texas, U.S.
Genres Pop, Country
Occupation(s) Singer, Songwriter
Instruments Singing, Piano, Guitar
Years active 2005–present
Labels Interscope Records (2005–2008), NHMM (2016–present)

Kaci Deanne Brown (born July 7, 1988) is an American Pop and Country singer. Born in Sulphur Springs, Texas, she began performing at an early age, performing across Texas and winning the title of "Little Miss Texas Overall Grand Talent" at ten years old.[1] At age 11, she moved with her family to Nashville, Tennessee in 2001,[2] where she quickly established herself in the Country scene.[3] She soon signed a music publishing deal as a staff songwriter with Roy and Barbara Orbison's Still Working Music, initially with the intention of developing a career in country music.[1][4] She eventually chose to pursue a pop career and toured with the Backstreet Boys.[5] At age 17, she released her debut album Instigator via Interscope Records in 2005.[6][7] She co-wrote all but one of the album's songs with producer Toby Gad.[8]

In 2016, Kaci was signed to NHMM, Notting Hill Music's label.[9] On June 23, 2017 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony released their album New Waves which features Kaci Brown on the album's 5th track 'That Girl'.[10] On June 30th of the same year, she released a new single called 'Top Down' under the name Brown & Gray.[11] She is currently working on collaborations with Sam Gray[12], Brad Crisler[13], and Leslie Satcher.

Kaci has written for and contributed to numerous artists and albums, including Greyson Chance (Hold on 'Til The Night),[14] and Pixie Lott (Turn It Up).[15]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Notes
US Dance[16]
2006 "Unbelievable" 27
"Instigator" 9
2017 "That Girl"* N/A Released by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. *Featured vocalist.
"Top Down" N/A As "Brown and Gray".
"It's Not Christmas ('Til You Come Around)" N/A As "Brown and Gray".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "KACI BROWN - MUSICAL INSTIGATOR". Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Kaci Brown - Biography | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  3. ^ "Broadcasters Honor Sonny James, Induct New Hall of Famers". CMT News. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  4. ^ "Kaci Brown". rareandobscuremusic. 2015-02-21. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  5. ^ "Aaron Carter Finds Love with Singer Kaci Brown". PEOPLE.com. 2006-12-18. Retrieved 2017-08-31. 
  6. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Kaci Brown biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Ohtake, Miyoko (August 5, 2005). "Boys rock on: There's still the dance moves, stage effects and screaming fans", The Buffalo News, p. G27.
  8. ^ Keiper, Nicole (October 2, 2005). "Life is sweet for Nashville popster", The Tennessean, p. D13.
  9. ^ "Notting Hill Music Launches NHMM Label and Management Division". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  10. ^ Giorgi Lomadze (2017-06-22), Bone Thugs Feat. Kaci Brown - That Girl, retrieved 2017-08-31 
  11. ^ NHMM, LLC (2017-09-07), BROWN & GRAY - Top Down (Official Video), retrieved 2017-09-11 
  12. ^ "Watch the Official video for 'Top Down' by Brown & Gray – Notting Hill Music". nottinghillmusic.com. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  13. ^ "Kaci Brown". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  14. ^ "Greyson Chance - Hold On 'Til The Night". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  15. ^ "Pixie Lott - Turn It Up". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-09-26. 
  16. ^ "Kaci Brown chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 19 September 2011.