Lady Antebellum says they are changing their names, a new New York Post report found. The group announced on Twitter today that it would change its name in the midst of the Black Lives Matter protests, around the same time that NASCAR also announced that it would ban the use of Confederate flags during their events .

As previously reported, Lady Antebellum first appeared on the scene in 2009 with their song, “Need You Now”, which won the Grammy record and song of the year. On Twitter, the trio explained why they chose to rename their group after the tragic death of George Floyd. Lady Antebellum Changes Their Name Amid BLM Protests – They Say They’re ‘Embarassed’

Dear fans… pic.twitter.com/7JlcH2NMl6

– Lady A (@ladya) June 11, 2020

The group says fans should now call them “Lady A”. In summary, the group said it had listened and watched how the public had responded to the protests in the past few weeks, and for this reason it chose to “open its eyes” to the “injustices” to which black people are supposed to be confronted. everyday.

Of course, the reaction to the tweet has been very mixed, with many people on the social sharing platform thanking them for the changes they have made in light of recent events. Others, on the other hand, described the ordeal as “ridiculous”.