Brandi Carlile is the most nominated female artist at the upcoming 61st Grammy Awards with six nominations including Album Of The Year (By The Way, I Forgive You), Record Of The Year (“The Joke”), the song of the year (“The Joke”), Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots Performance. And yes, there is still time to get on the bandwagon.
There isn’t much not to like about Brandi Carlile. Her songs are straight forward and poignant. Her latest release, By the Way, I forgive you, Is highly excellent and top 20 worthy. For extra credit search out her epic cover version of Elton’s “60 Years On” from Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle symphony.