Brittany Howard (born October 2, 1988) is an American musician, best known as lead vocalist and guitarist of American rock bands Alabama Shakes
She began playing the guitar at age 13, and later attended East Limestone High School, where she met future Alabama Shakes bassist Zac Cockrell. She worked for the United States Postal Service until becoming a full-time musician as lead singer of Alabama Shakes.
At Lollapalooza in 2015, Howard was invited on stage to perform a duet of "Get Back" with Paul McCartney.
Howard also performed at the ceremony for Eddie Murphy's Mark Twain Prize. In 2015, Howard was named the recipient of Billboard's Women in Music "Powerhouse" Award.
In June 2019, Brittany Howard announced a debut solo album, Jaime which was released on September 20, 2019, as well as a tour across North America and Europe.
October 2, 1988
Athens, Alabama, United States
Americana, blues rock, garage rock, roots rock, soul
Alabama Shakes, Bermuda Triangle Band, Thunderbitch