Alison KraussBorn 23 July 1971
Alison Krauss Biography (Wikipedia)
Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording for the first time at 14. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987. She was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station, and later released her first album with them as a group in 1989.
She has released fourteen albums, appeared on numerous soundtracks, and helped renew interest in bluegrass music in the United States. Her soundtrack performances have led to further popularity, including the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, an album also credited with raising American interest in bluegrass, and the Cold Mountain soundtrack, which led to her performance at the 2004 Academy Awards.
As of 2019, she has won 27 Grammy Awards from 42 nominations, ranking her third behind Quincy Jones and classical conductor Georg Solti for most Grammy Award wins. She is the most awarded singer and the most awarded female artist in Grammy history. At the time of her first, the 1991 Grammy Awards, she was the second-youngest winner (currently tied as the ninth-youngest).
- Alison Krauss: "We left a song off the album because of Cyndi Lauper!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04vvp68.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04vvp68.jpg2017-03-05T13:26:00.000ZAlison chats to Michael Ball about some of the songs that don't feature on Windy City.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04vvxxr
Alison Krauss: "We left a song off the album because of Cyndi Lauper!"
- Could Alison Krauss become the most awarded artist in Grammy history?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04vvyv4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04vvyv4.jpg2017-03-05T13:09:00.000ZAlison Krauss chats to Michael about those 27 Grammy Awards.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04vvxwr
Could Alison Krauss become the most awarded artist in Grammy history?
- Alison Krauss is inducted in to Michael Balls Singers Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02rcpd9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02rcpd9.jpg2015-05-17T19:50:00.000ZAlison Krauss is inducted in to Michael Balls Singers Hall of Famehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02rcpjw
Alison Krauss is inducted in to Michael Balls Singers Hall of Fame
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