NASHVILLE, Tenn: Grammy winning country group The Dixie Chicks has officially change their name to The Chicks.
According to the AP News Entertainment, the band’s social media account and website were changed on Thurday to the refer the new name for the band which made up of Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines and Emily Strayer.
The chick was well known as the best female group in America with more 33 million albums sold in the United States, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
Formed originally in Texas as a bluegrass group, the band hit commercial fame with their breakthrough album “Wide Open Spaces.” The band has won 13 Grammys.
The band was shunned by country radio over an incident in 2003 when lead singer Maines criticized then-President George W. Bush because of the Iraq War. They responded to the backlash with their song “Not Ready to Make Nice,” and swept the Grammy in 2007 winning three of the top all-genre categories.