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Sugarland will debut new songs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' next week


BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Get ready for a dose of Sugarland next week on TV.

The reunited country duo of Atlanta’s Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles will debut the songs “Bigger” and “Still the Same” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on May 2 (11:35 p.m. on ABC).

“Bigger” is the title track from the group’s upcoming album , due June 8 and available for pre-order now .

Sugarland is back on the charts with another new song from their return album, “Babe,” which features Taylor Swift. The track has already hit No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Songs chart and debuted this week at No. 27 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.

Bush and Nettles will kick off their “Still the Same” tour on May 25 in Augusta and wind their way back to Atlanta on Aug. 3 with a show at Infinite Energy Arena.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.