Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss



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 ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. 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 (AKUS), and later released her first album with them as a group in 1989.[2]

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 2018, she has won 27 Grammy Awards from 42 nominations, making her the most awarded living recipient, second only to classical conductor Georg Solti, who holds the record for most wins with 31.[3] She is the most awarded singer and the most awarded female artist in Grammy history.[4]

At the time of her first, the 1991 Grammy Awards, she was the second-youngest winner (currently tied as the ninth-youngest).



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Down from the Mountain
Down from the Mountain is a 2000 documentary and concert film featuring a live performance by country and traditional music artists who participated in the Grammy-winning soundtrack recording for the Joel and Ethan Coen film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Windy City
Windy City is the fifth solo studio album by bluegrass-country artist Alison Krauss.

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Shenandoah Reflects on their Journey & New Album "Reloaded"
  –  March 31, 2018
The late 1994-early 1995 single "Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart," which featured guest vocals from Alison Krauss, won both artists a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. We are honored to catch up with Marty ...
Sean Watkins and The Bee Eaters play Grizzly Peak Winery
  –  March 29, 2018
self-titled album produced by Alison Krauss. “It was really fun,” Watkins says. “When we started out, we really didn’t know what we were doing. We just wanted to make music with our friends.” It’s a sentiment he shares today with progressive ...
Cheap Trick, Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley, Joan Jett among this summer's Northern Quest outdoor concerts
  –  March 28, 2018
Whether your taste runs toward classic rock or '90s pop, country or comedy, Northern Quest Resort & Casino's summer concert series has a little something you might be interested in. Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley, John Fogerty, Train, Kane Brown and Joan Jett ...
Johnny Cash, Forever Words: John Carter Cash discusses the new tribute to his father's work
  –  March 27, 2018
Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, Elvis Costello, T Bone Burnett, and the late Chris Cornell. "If he’d have driven a train I still would have done it, 'cos he was my dad," John Carter says. "I saw this beautiful ...
Kids Night Out 2018 with Alison Krauss
  –  March 22, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City is gearing up for Kids Night Out, an event to raise much-needed funds for club programs. With the help of Alison Krauss (the winner of 27 Grammy Awards and most awarded female artist of all ...
18 Years Ago: Nickel Creek Release Their Debut Album
  –  March 21, 2018
Produced by Alison Krauss, the project spawned three singles and earned the group their first Grammy Awards nomination, for Best Bluegrass Album. Nickel Creek toured throughout much of 2000, including serving as the opening act at several shows with Lyle ...
Alison Krauss, Chris Young, Jamey Johnson & More To Perform At Daryle Singletary Tribute Concert
  –  March 19, 2018
A tribute concert in honor of Daryle Singletary, who died unexpectedly on Feb. 12 at his home in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on March 27. Singletary had a string of Top 10 hits in the mid-1990s with “I Let Her Lie ...
Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss to Sing for Daryle Singletary at Free Concert
  –  March 15, 2018
Artists from the worlds of country, bluegrass and gospel music are coming together for a musical celebration in memory of traditional country hitmaker Daryle Singletary, who died last month at 46. From "I'm Living Up to Her Low Expectations" to "Jesus ...
Herbie Hancock, Boz Scaggs, Alison Krauss to play 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
  –  March 9, 2018
Keyboard legend Herbie Hancock, soulful soft-rocker Boz Scaggs and bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss have been added to the 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s lineup. The American music stars were among more than 50 bookings unveiled Friday for the ...
John Fogerty, ZZ Top, Alison Krauss Announce CT Shows
  –  February 27, 2018
John Fogerty and ZZ Top ($49-$69) team up at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on May 27 at 7:30 p.m., followed by comedian Jeff Dunham ($50-$60) on July 21 at 8 p.m. Alison Krauss ($40-$65) heads to the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino ...
Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss planning spring Oklahoma date
  –  February 20, 2018
TULSA - Country music legend Willie Nelson has added a Tulsa tour date at the BOK Center to his 2018 schedule. The famed “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” singer will be appearing with Alison Krauss at on Wednesday, May 16 at the arena, 200 S Denver.
Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, Alison Krauss and more set Johnny Cash writings to music in 'Forever Words'
  –  February 8, 2018
Chris Cornell, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Alison Krauss & Union Station and Willie Nelson are among the more than dozen major rock, pop, country and bluegrass artists contributing to an ambitious project setting recently unearthed Johnny Cash poetry ...
Alison Krauss joins Funhouse Fest lineup with Bruce Hornsby, Wood Brothers, Amos Lee
  –  January 30, 2018
Folk-rock artist Amos Lee and vocalist and songwriter, Deva Mahal are joining the Funhouse line, the Virginia Arts Festival announced Friday. When the Funhouse Fest returns to Williamsburg in June, it not only will feature headliner Bruce Hornsby each ...
Robert Plant loves Greta Van Fleet, teases new Alison Krauss album, and keeps the door closed on Led Zeppelin reunion
  –  January 19, 2018
and reveals that he and Alison Krauss have discussed a sequel to their Grammy-winning collaborative album, Raising Sand (He suggested it could be called Raising Hell). However, Plant was not interested in discussing Led Zeppelin, despite the fact the band ...
Alison Krauss, Little Big Town and More Join MusiCares Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
  –  January 11, 2018
Brandi Carlile, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band will perform the songs of Fleetwood Mac at the rock band’s 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute. Proceeds from the Jan. 26 concert at New York’s Radio City Music Hall ...
Alison Krauss and Ricky Skaggs to honour Mel Tillis at public memorial
  –  January 5, 2018
Musicians Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, and Jamey Johnson will help to celebrate the life of late country veteran Mel Tillis at an upcoming public memorial in Nashville, Tennessee. Relatives of the Good Woman Blues singer have invited fans to take part in a ...

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