They’re not calling it quits. Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelly are opening up about the way forward for their band and their upcoming solo tasks.
The nation music stars shared a recording of a prolonged Zoom name to Twitter on Jan. 1, and the pair tried to be “transparent” concerning their musical endeavors for the advantage of their followers. The artists defined that they have been engaged on solo tasks outdoors of the band, and needed to handle their forthcoming tasks earlier than rumors unfold claiming that they have been planning on splitting up as a duo.
“We want to make sure that our truth is out there for you guys and our genuine excitement and support of each other for the next chapter of our career, of our music, and of our journey,” Hubbard shared, including that “a lot’s changed” and they’re very excited for each other.
Hubbard is ready to drop a brand new collaboration with Tim McGraw, a tune known as “Undivided,” on Jan. 13, whereas Kelley is engaged on a solo album that’s set to return out in the summertime.
Kelley and Hubbard mentioned their previous conversations about “creating freedom” for themselves when it got here to exploring different musical avenues, however that “the timing wasn’t right.”
“All the dots weren’t really connected, everything wasn’t in line,” Kelley stated, including that 2021 would be the greatest shot at engaged on one thing new and completely different.
This could also be a little bit lengthy but it surely’s actual and that’s what FGL is all about. We love our followers and wish to share with you guys all the things we’re engaged on and enthusiastic about this yr. Here’s to 2021 being the BEST YEAR YET. Let’s gooooo! pic.twitter.com/1tYzVGpLI6
— Florida Georgia Line (@FLAGALine) January 2, 2021
The pair additionally talked in regards to the upcoming Florida Georgia Line album, Life Rolls On, which is ready to drop in February, and Hubbard burdened that simply because they’re engaged on their very own stuff does not imply FGL is completed.
“Just to clarify, FGL is not breaking up so anyone who says that… we’re not breaking up,” he stated. “We’re just venturing out.”
Hubbard and Kelley first raised eyebrows and sparked rumors that they have been breaking apart the band when Hubbard briefly unfollowed his bandmate on social media final fall.
Speaking with Sirius XM’s podcast Exit 209 with Storme Warren in November, Hubbard defined that the unfollow got here amid the current election.
Hubbard’s spouse, Hayley Hubbard, expressed pleasure on Instagram after the race was known as for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Meanwhile, in an Instagram remark, Kelley denied voting for Biden.
“I unfollowed BK for a few days while we were through this political, you know, in the middle of this election and everything going on,” Hubbard defined. “And, and I even called him and told him, I said, ‘Hey buddy, I love you. And I love you a lot more in real life than on your stories right now… So that’s why I’m unfollowing you. Nothing personal. I still love you. You’re still my brother.'”
“I just didn’t want to see it every time I opened Instagram,” he continued. “And so it wasn’t a big deal.”
Hubbard famous that he and Kelley “complement each other well,” and stated that whereas they are often “a lot different,” additionally they “fundamentally do think a lot alike.”
Hubbard shot down cut up rumors in no unsure phrases, explaining, “Somebody sent me an article two days ago that me and BK were breaking up and I thought, ‘Well, that’s that’s news to me.'”
“We’re on great terms. We’re feeling stronger than ever. We’re loving and supporting each other through even all the chapters that we’re in now and [are] excited for the future,” he added. “We can’t wait to go on tour next year together.”
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