The Dixie Chicks are now The Chicks


According to their social media, platinum-selling country music trio The Dixie Chicks have changed their name, dropping the “Dixie.”

“A sincere and heartfelt thank you goes out to ‘The Chicks’ of NZ for their gracious gesture in allowing us to share their name. We are honored to co-exist together in the world with these exceptionally talented sisters,” the band said in a statement.

The band has already changed their Twitter and Instagram handles to @thechicks.