Kane Brown Talks Death Of Drummer Kenny Dixon

Kane BrownKane Brown married Katelyn Jae on Oct. Kane Brown is one of a dozen country acts on this year’s RodeoHouston lineup. But he’s unlike any performer in recent memory to take the rotating stage.

The first striking thing on Baby Come Back to Me,” the opening song on Experiment,” Kane Brown’s second album, is Brown’s honeyed, low voice. His vowels are slightly drawled, and his tone is rich with a heavy bottom, buoy-shaped, like a more flexible Randy Travis. Behind him, a boot-stomp beat and a throbbing guitar anchor the song firmly to the honky-tonk.

A Kane Brown concert is around 90 minutes to two hours long. Audience members will get treated to a full repertoire of Kane Brown songs and hits. Kane Brown is even known to bring his grandmother on stage from time to time.

Country singer Kane Brown fought back tears as he honored his late drummer, Kenny Dixon, while accepting an award at the CMT Artists of the Year ceremony just four days after Dixon’s death.

Brown first topped the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with the release of his self-titled debut album (2016), and again with the release of Kane Brown Deluxe Edition (2017), which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums and in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200 Charts. With his debut album, a breakthrough No. 1 Top Country Album, Brown became the first-ever artist to top all five Billboard Country Charts. He debuted at No.1 on the Country Digital song chart with the Triple-Platinum song Heaven” and debuted at No. 1 on the 1 Country Airplay, Hot Country Song and Country Streaming Song charts with the Quadruple-Platinum song What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina.

DALTON, Ga. – The longtime drummer for Georgia-raised country music star Kane Brown was killed in a car accident, the band confirmed Sunday. Kane Brown is one of the sweetest artists out there and we hate to see him facing any hardship.

Brown’s heartbreaking dedication echoes remarks he made when paying tribute to Dixon on Instagram shortly after the news of his death first broke. Country singer Chris Young had presented Brown with the award and also had mentioned Dixon’s tragic death.

Kane Brown’s success is still on an upward trajectory. Brown had to crowdfund the production of his first EP, Closer, which featured the popular song “Don’t Go City on Me.” He currently produces his songs in Nashville, where he lives with his family, under the RCA Nashville label. The self-titled album Kane Brown ranked No. 10 in the Billboard 200. Kane Brown was the first artist in American history to have simultaneous No. 1 hits on all of the national country music charts: Hot Country Songs, Country Streaming Songs, Country Digital Song Sales, Top Country Albums and Country Airplay. His RIAA-rated platinum single, “What Ifs,” another Lauren Alaina collaboration, is one of his No. 1-ranked songs nationwide. Brown’s latest No. 1 hit album is Experiment. Kane Brown swept the 2018 American Music Awards, winning accolades for Favorite Country Male Artist, Favorite Country Album and Favorite Country song.

The Academy of Country Music has nominated Brown’s latest hit, Heaven,” for 2019 Song of the Year. Brown is also scheduled to perform on the national televised award show that will air on Sunday, April 7th.

Kane Brown is an American country music singer and songwriter. Similarly, he also released his first EP, titled Closer, in June 2015. Likewise, his new single, Used to Love You Sober”, was released on October 2015. After that, he also signed with RCA Nashville in early 2016, the actual song was included on his EP Chapter 1, which was released on March 2016. Besides that, he also released his first full-length album, the self-titled Kane Brown, on December 2, 2016.

He ended his speech by asking the country artists in the room to “stay safe,” the Associated Press reported. Kane Brown gave an emotional speech at last night’s CMT Artists of the Year event.

Allen and Brown’s conservative streak can be read two ways: as an unencumbered reflection of their musical impulses, or as the path of least resistance to acceptance in a genre that has long been intolerant. Or perhaps both. In any case, they have effectively made the case that country music need not be — and actually isn’t — as white as it long has been.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Country singer Kane Brown says his new single “Homesick” may have been written about his experience traveling on the road and being away from his loved ones, but military families have connected to the song.


He is a great singer and he is a cool person and i like all of his songs and he got cool tattoos on him they are cool to. He is my favorite person for all his music he dose. My boyfriend got me one of Kane Brown shirts. That good.

MusicRow has released its 2019 Publisher Issue, with Carrie Underwood gracing the cover. Kenny Dixon, a longtime member of Brown’s band, was from Dalton, Georgia. He was 27.


Kane Allen Brown (born October 21, 1993) is an American singer and songwriter who first came to the attention of the public through social media. He released his first EP, titled Closer, in June 2015 and followed it with a new single, “Used to Love You Sober”, in October 2015. After Brown signed with RCA Nashville in early 2016, the song was included on his EP Chapter 1, released in March 2016. He released his first full-length album, the self-titled Kane Brown, on December 2, 2016. The single “What Ifs” came from this album, and in October 2017, Brown became the first artist to have simultaneous number ones on all five main Billboard country charts. Brown released his second album, Experiment, in November 2018, which became his first number one album on the Billboard 200.

Kenny Dixon, drummer for Kane Brown, died Saturday (Oct. 12) in a car accident. The Dalton, Georgia native was 27, and was a longtime member of Brown’s band. Dixon is survived by his fiancé Sarah and son Levi James, 3. Kenny and Sarah were set to be married on Nov. 30.

Owen’s debut single for Big Loud, I Was Jack (You Were Diane),” was the most-added single at country radio for two consecutive weeks and the fastest rising single of his career. Owen and Moi are currently in the studio working on the forthcoming project.

He recounted the story in “Learning,” a tender ballad he called “the most important song I’ve written in my life.” It’s built on the rap cadence adopted by so many bro-country singers. But Brown’s delivery didn’t fee like a gimmick. It was integral to the song and its message.

Jake Owen and Kane Brown will headline the 2019 US Cellular Summer Jam Concert Series in 2019. Owen will lead off on Friday, June 21st, with Brown closing Nebraska’s Official State Celebration on Saturday, June 22nd.

Unlike Brown, whose voice is rich with bona fides, and who rarely dwells on the particulars of the rural experience, Allen has a sweeter and more neutral tone, and so he emphasizes the particularities. The woman he sings about is a small-town everyday girl I see with her hair pulled back.” He sings a toast to the tip-jar dreamers” and the barely-made-the-teamers.” Two (!) songs mention Jack & Diane.” And his impressive cover of Keith Urban’s Boy Gets a Truck” is a future Ford F-150 ad in the making, explicitly linking driving a pickup to finding love, getting married and growing a family.

Kane attended the CMT Artists of the Year ceremony just days after his band mate was killed in a car accident at 27 years old. When accepting an award at the event, Kane couldn’t keep from holding back tears as he paid tribute to his friend.

Capital City LIVE! features Kane Brown , award winning Country Music sensation whose self-titled album hit #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums for five consecutive weeks. Brown, captivating audiences with his signature blend of country and R&B, will tour the United States in 2019. His performance at the LB Day Amphitheater for Capital City LIVE! benefits children and families partnering with Family Building Blocks.

He is on the receiving end of an alleged lawsuit with claims from a disgruntled producer that it was he who discovered Kane and was tossed aside when he shot to fame. Billboard reports that producer Polow Da Don ” has filed against Kane allegedly because he blatantly breached a contract they signed before a major label was interested in him. He says he discovered Kane in 2015 at a time when Sony Music passed on him.

The country star dedicated his award to his drummer Kenny Dixon, who tragically died in a car accident on October 12. Brown started his career on social media by posting cover songs.

Dixon was a Dalton, Georgia native. His tragic car accident came right before his Nov. 30 wedding date with fiancee Sarah Hedrick: the mother of his young son, Levi.

On talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, he won CMT Music Awards for Collaborative Video of the Year for What Ifs”. Likewise, he won the American Music Awards for Favorite Country Male Artist for Himself. Similarly, he won the American Music Awards for Favorite Country Album for Kane Brown. Then, he won the American Music Awards for Favorite Country Song for Heaven”.


Fox17 in Nashville reported that the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Dixon died in a single-vehicle crash Saturday in which speed was believed to be the cause, with drugs and alcohol not believed to be factors. Dixon’s car left the I-24 interstate about 40 miles southeast of Nashville and crashed head-on into a tree.

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