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Alison Krauss is an American country/bluegrass singer and
fiddle player. She was born on July 23, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois,
and was raised in Champaign, Illinois. Her musical talent has won her more Grammy Awards than any other
female performer in history. In 1987, her debut
album, Too Late To Cry, was released when she was only 16.
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Alison Krauss is the most honored female performer in Grammy history, having won twenty awards in her career. In 2005, the Recording Academy (which presents the Grammys) presented Alison Krauss with a special musical achievement honor. In 2006, she was nominated for the categories of "Best Country Album", "Best Country Instrumental" (for "Unionhouse Branch") and "Best Country Song" (for "Restless") and won all three.
Throughout her career, Alison Krauss has worked solo and with various bands (most prominently Union Station). She has collaborated with many artists from a wide range of genres including James Taylor, Ben Harper, Brad Paisley, Willie Nelson, Sting and Dolly Parton, whom Alison Krauss cites as a major musical influence.
Alison Krauss has become very notably famous for her offbeat sense of humor and humorous live anecdotes. She is very fond of classic rock music and has cited bands such as Aerosmith and Def Leppard as personal favorites. From 1997 to 2001, she was married to Pat Bergeson, a member of Lyle Lovett's band, and she has one son, Sam, who was born in 1999.