FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE GETS CROSSOVER STATUS

Posted 10 months ago

By Brad Moore

Florida Georgia Line & NellyNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — So, what’s it like to be a country act and score a huge crossover hit? Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line says “it’s kind of like pouring gas on a fire.” Their hit is “Cruise” — the remix version done with Nelly — has started to climb the pop charts after reaching the top of the country charts late last year.

What does success like that mean? A year ago, Florida Georgia Line played on a small stage outside LP Field during the Country Music Association Festival. They will be among the headliners at this year’s event.