Everything There is to Know About ‘The Masked Singer’ Guest Panelist Jennifer Nettles
Season nine of The Masked Singer is in full swing, and fans are eager to learn more about the guest panelist Jennifer Nettles. In this article, we will explore everything there is to know about the multi-talented artist and her role on the hit singing show.
Who is Jennifer Nettles?
Nettles is a renowned American country music artist, actress, and TV personality. She began her music career in the late 1990s as the lead vocalist for the group Soul Miner’s Daughter.
In 2004, Nettles and Kristian Bush formed the Grammy Award-winning duo Sugarland. With hits such as “Stay,” “Stuck Like Glue,” and “All I Want to Do,” Sugarland quickly became one of the most successful country music acts of the 2000s.
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Jennifer Nettles’ Early Life, Career
Nettles was born in Douglas, Georgia, in 1974. Her mother was a music teacher, and her father was a church organist. Nettles grew up surrounded by music and began singing in church at a young age. After completing her education, she moved to Atlanta, where she began performing in local clubs and coffeehouses.
Nettles gained attention as the lead vocalist for the group Soul Miner’s Daughter in the late 1990s. The group gained a following in the Atlanta area. However, it was her partnership with Kristian Bush that led to her breakthrough in the industry.
Sugarland earned numerous awards, including Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best Country Song.
Jennifer Nettles’ Acting Career
In addition to her music career, Nettles has also acted in several films and TV shows. She made her acting debut in 2015 in the TV movie Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors, which was based on the country music legend’s childhood. Nettles played Parton’s mother, Avie Lee Parton, in the film, which received critical acclaim and high ratings.
Nettles reprised her role in the sequel, Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, which premiered in 2016. She has also appeared in TV shows such as American Housewife and CMT’s Nashville. She also appeared in films such as Harriet, which tells the story of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Nettles’ Appearance on The Masked Singer
Nettles joined the panel of judges on The Masked Singer for season nine as a guest panelist. Alongside regular judges Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong, and Jenny McCarthy, Nettles adds a fresh perspective to the show.
As a country music star, she brings a unique knowledge of the industry that can help her identify the voices of some of the contestants. Moreover, her experience as a performer and an actress makes her an excellent addition to the panel.