It’s time to roll out the red carpet for some of our favorite country singers with November birthdays! This month, we celebrate stars like Miranda Lambert, Lyle Lovett and Dierks Bentley. Let’s check out some fun facts, artist news and a few throwback performance to honor their big days.
Big Kenny — Nov. 1
Big Kenny is one half of iconic country duo Big & Rich, and he turns 53 on the first of the month. The singer, born Willian Kenneth Alphin, is also a big time songwriter. He’s written singles for country artists like Gretchen Wilson, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean. For his birthday, I bet it would make his day if you ponied up and took his 18,500-square-foot Nashville mansion off the market.
Lyle Lovett — Nov. 1
Turning 59-years-old this month, Lovett has had a successful music career spanning the majority of his life. The Houston, Texas native has released over a dozen studio albums and won multiple Grammys. He’s even dabbled in acting with roles in The Player and several TV shows. Most recently, Lovett toured as a co-headliner with country icon Vince Gill!
Lauren Alaina — Nov. 8
The American Idol contestant and rising country starlet turns 22 this year. The young singer is currently touring as the opening act for Alan Jackson on his Keepin’ It Country Tour. Celebrate her birthday by watching her explosive duet with an American Idol season 15 contestant.
Bucky Covington — Nov. 8
Some don’t remember, but Bucky Covington was also an American Idol contenstant. He finished in eighth place in the reality competition show’s 5th season. Following his elimintaion on the show, his first studio album in 2007 hit No. 1 on the Billboard US Country charts! Celebrate his 39th birthday this year by listening to his sweet song, “A Father’s Love,” which made it onto our Favorite Country Songs That Honor Dads list.
Miranda Lambert — Nov. 10
Country queen Miranda Lambert turns 33 on the 10th! Her career has showed no sign of slowing down since she burst onto the country music scene in the early 2000s. Lambert has a lot to celebrate this year — the release of her new single, her upcoming sixth studio album and being named the first recipient of the Merle Haggard Spirit Award at the ACM Honors.
Billy Currington — Nov. 19
This Georgia native is celebrating his 43rd birthday this year. Currington’s put out a number of studio albums, but his 2006 song, “Must Be Do Something Right” earned him a CMT Award for Hottest Video of the Year! In honor of his big day, watch Currington give a stellar performance of “Georgia On My Mind” for a Macon audience.
Cam — Nov. 19
Cam has been putting out original music for years, but her big breakthrough came with the release of her song “Burning House” in 2015. It was even nominated for a Grammy! Cam is definitely a rising star in the country world. To celebrate her 32nd birthday, check out her jaw-dropping Patsy Cline cover live at the Orpy.
Dierks Bentley — Nov. 20
2016 has been a crazy year for Dierks Bentley, both personally and career wise. He sadly lost his longtime furry friend, Jake, and even adopted a new puppy with his family. And when it comes to his music, he enjoyed the success of a dramatic, four-part video series for his latest album, Black. Want to help celebrate his 41st birthday? Get ready to buy some tickets for his just-announced 2017 What The Hell World Tour!
Josh Turner — Nov. 20
The “Your Man” and “Would You Go With Me” singer is turning 39 this November! Turner first made his splash on the country music scene with the release of his 2003 song, “Long Black Train.” Turner had a little hiatus from music due to complications on the business side, but his 2016 single, “Hometown Girl,” proves he’s back in action. To celebrate his birthday, you have to watch his haunting cover of a Randy Travis classic.