Brittany Howard

“I think what’s wrong with too many people is they’re too reserved. They’re miserable, but they don’t want to talk about it.”

  • Name: Brittany Howard
  • Born: October 2, 1988 
  • From: Athens, Alabama. 
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Contribution/Impact: In 2018, Alabama Shakes announced they were going on hiatus. In this time, Howard released her debut studio album as a solo artist, Jaime, in 2019. The work received critical acclaim and got her seven Grammy nominations, winning Best Rock Song for “Stay High”.
  • Occupation: Singer/Songwriter/Musician
  • Known For: Website, Brittany Howard – Stay High and Brittany Howard – He Loves Me.
  • Awards: On 2021, she won Grammy Award for Best Rock Song, and on 2020, Edison Jazz/World – Soul, Funk, R&B.
  • Interesting Facts: Brittany Howard is best known as the lead singer and guitarist for the American rock band Alabama Shakes.

Brittany Howard born October 2, 1988 is an American musician, singer, and songwriter known for being the lead vocalist, guitarist, and main songwriter of rock bands Alabama Shakes, Thunderbitch and Bermuda Triangle. Her work with Alabama Shakes has garnered her nine Grammy Award nominations including Best New Artist and Album of the Year for Sound & Color. They eventually won four awards including Best Alternative Music Album. 


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