Alison Krauss Birthday (July 23rd)

Alison Krauss Birthday (July 23rd)

Alison Krauss Biography

Alison Krauss is a Grammy –winning female artiste, who has won the Grammy awards, 26 times in her musical career. Alison Krauss is known for her musical splendid and inbred talents. Alison Krauss was born in the year 1971, July 23 at Decatur, Illinois. Alison Krauss grew up exploring her tremendous skills of strumming the blue grass, a version of American country guitar renowned for its amazing country melody, which can awaken every sense of hearing. Alison Krauss also possessed, an expertise singing potential, which opened her door to the real musical world. Alison Krauss was welcomed into the professional musical world and stardom pretty early, after Alison Krauss won the local singing contest, which was held at her neighborhood. At the age of 10, Alison Krauss won the contest and her entry to professional recording studio commenced a little later at the age of 14. Alison Krauss signed up to be a part of Rounder Records in 1985 and at the age of sixteen, launched her first solo debut album in 1987. Alison Krauss was welcomed open-handed by a band named AKUS, for which Alison Krauss still performs, the band after her union with Alison Krauss released its first album in 1989. They cumulatively released several albums and also made numerous motion picture soundtracks. Alison Krauss is now one of the pioneers in playing the bluegrass, Alison Krauss passion towards the instrument, brought in the awareness of the instrument to many. Many of her soundtracks, where Alison Krauss introduces the instrument became a major crowd –puller in the U.S. Alison Krauss e also went about spreading the public liking towards the pleasant jingle of the instrument and also made it big, by winning the Grammy. Alison Krauss stage performances were applauded by all and Alison Krauss is still known for her angelic voice. Alison Krauss e has won Grammy more than any other female artiste of all times. Alison Krauss collaboration with he rock god “Robert Plant” was a memorable hit, where the duo captured the stage; with their spell bounding music which soothed, every music lover. Alison Krauss is rightly proclaimed by all as the “queen of bluegrass”. The plant and Alison Krauss album called the “raising sun” won five awards this Grammy. The album was an awesome combination of folk, r&b, country and rock. The album was rightly assembled with crafty musical excellence and innovativeness. Plant is the man from the legendry rock band Led zeppelin; despite his musical ken, he has never won a Grammy except this duo with Alison Krauss, which won him laurels. As Alison Krauss mounted the stage to accept the Grammy to make it hers, Plant said “I am bewildered”, but the woman, who has won many prior Grammies, remarked it’s a nice way to spend a Sunday. Many other soul capturing performances were heard at the Grammy, but nothing as legendry, bearing the combination of country and original rock ‘n’ roll by Plant and Krauss.

Discography

  • 1987 – Too Late to Cry
  • 1989 – Two Highways.
  • 1990 – I've Got That Old Feeling
  • 1992 – Every Time You Say Goodbye
  • 1994 – I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
  • 1997 – So Long So Wrong
  • 1999 – Forget About It
  • 2001 – New Favorite
  • 2004 – Lonely Runs Both Ways
  • 2007 – A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection
  • 2007 – Raising Sand (with Robert Plant)

Alison Krauss Awads List

Alison Krauss Grammy Awards
Year Award Album/Song
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 2009 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals "Killing the Blues" (with Robert Plant)
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals "Rich Woman" (with Robert Plant)
Best Contemporary Folk Album Raising Sand (with Robert Plant)
Record of the Year "Please Read the Letter" (with Robert Plant)
Album of the Year Raising Sand (with Robert Plant and T-Bone Burnett)
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 2008 Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals "Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)" (with Robert Plant)
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 2006 Best Country Album Lonely Runs Both Ways
Best Country Instrumental Performance "Unionhouse Branch"
Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal "Restless"
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 2004 Best Bluegrass Album Live
Best Country Collaboration with Vocals "How's The World Treating You" (with James Taylor)
Best Country Instrumental Performance "Cluck Old Hen"
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 2003 Best Contemporary Folk Album This Side
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 2002 Album of the Year O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Best Bluegrass Album New Favorite
Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal "The Lucky One"
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 1998 Best Bluegrass Album So Long So Wrong
Best Country Instrumental Performance "Little Liza Jane"
Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal " Looking in the Eyes of Love"
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 1997 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals "High Lonesome Sound"
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 1996 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals "Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart"
Best Female Country Vocal Performance "Baby, Now That I've Found You"
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 1995 Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 1993 Best Bluegrass Album Every Time You Say Goodbye
Alison Krauss Grammy Awards in 1991 Best Bluegrass Album I've Got That Old Feeling

 

Alison Krauss Country Music Association Awards

Year Award Album/Song/Person
Alison Krauss awards in 2008 Musical Event of the Year "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)"
Alison Krauss awards in 2004 Musical Event of the Year "Whiskey Lullaby"
Music Video of the Year "Whiskey Lullaby"
Alison Krauss awards in 2001 Album of the Year O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Alison Krauss awards in 1995 Female Vocalist of the Year Alison Krauss
Horizon Award Alison Krauss
Vocal Event of the Year "Somewhere In The Vicinity of the Heart"
Single of the Year "When You Say Nothing At All"

 

International Bluegrass Music Association Awards

Year Award Album/Song/Person
Alison Krauss awards in 2004 Recorded Event of the Year Livin’ Lovin’ Losin: Songs of the Louvin Brothers
Alison Krauss awards in 2003 Album of the Year Live
Alison Krauss awards in 2002 Album of the Year Down from the Mountain
Alison Krauss awards in 2001 Album of the Year O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year "I'll Fly Away"
Alison Krauss awards in 1997 Song of the Year "High Lonesome Sound"
Alison Krauss awards in 1995 Female Vocalist of the Year Alison Krauss
Entertainer of the Year Alison Krauss & Union Station
Alison Krauss awards in 1993 Female Vocalist of the Year Alison Krauss
Album of the Year Every Time You Say Goodbye
Alison Krauss awards in 1991 Female Vocalist of the Year Alison Krauss
Entertainer of the Year Alison Krauss & Union Station
Album of the Year "I've Got That Old Feeling"
Alison Krauss awards in 1990 Female Vocalist of the Year Alison Krauss