Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, known for her smash hits "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason", along with other successful singles "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Baby Can I Hold You", "Crossroads", "New Beginning" and "Telling Stories". She is a multi-platinum and four-time Grammy Award-winning artist.
Chapman burst onto the scene in 1988 when Elektra released her critically acclaimed, multi-million selling debut album, which garnered Chapman six Grammy nominations, including Album of the Year, three of which she won, including Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for her single "Fast Car". Since then, Chapman has furthered her success with seven more studio albums, which includes her also multi-million selling fourth album New Beginning, which garnered her a fourth Grammy award, for Best Rock Song, for "Give Me One Reason". Chapman's latest release is 2008's Our Bright Future.