Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile



Brandi M. Carlile (born June 1, 1981) is an American folk rock and Americana singer-songwriter.[1] Born in Ravensdale, Washington, she dropped out of high school to pursue a career in music, teaching herself piano and guitar. Her debut major label album, Brandi Carlile, was released to critical acclaim yet achieved limited commercial success. Carlile garnered wider recognition with her 2007 single "The Story", from her album of the same name. The Story was awarded gold status in 2017, having sold over 500,000 copies to date.[2] Carlile's most successful album to date, The Firewatcher's Daughter, earned her a Grammy nomination for Best Americana Album and peaked at number 9 on the Billboard 200.[3]

Carlile has released six albums, including The Story (2007), Give Up the Ghost (2009), and Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony (2011), the latter reaching number 14 on the Top Rock Albums chart.[4] In May 2017, Carlile released Cover Stories, Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story, An Album to Benefit War Child. Featuring 14 artists covering tracks from the original The Story album, including Adele, Pearl Jam, and Dolly Parton, it debuted at number 30 on the Billboard 200. She released her seventh album, By The Way, I Forgive You, on February 16, 2018.

Carlile's music through the years has been categorized in several genres, including pop, rock, alternative country, and folk. She said of her style, "I've gone through all sorts of vocal phases, from pop to blues to R&B, but no matter what I do, I just can't get the country and western out of my voice." Carlile has been a part of several activism campaigns and advocates for causes ranging from spreading awareness for health issues to women empowerment.



By the Way, I Forgive You
By the Way, I Forgive You is the sixth studio album by Brandi Carlile, released on February 16, 2018.
Whatever You Do
Whatever You Do is a song by musical artist Brandi Carlile, released on February 2, 2018.
Sugartooth is a song by musical artist Brandi Carlile, released on January 19, 2018.
The Mother
The Mother is a song by musical artist Brandi Carlile, released on December 8, 2017.

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Dierks Bentley climbing "The Mountain" with help from Brothers O, Brandi Carlile
  –  April 12, 2018
Brothers Osborne guest on the album's first track, "Burning Man," while acclaimed singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile appears on the song "Travelin' Light." In addition, famed bluegrass musicians Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Tim O'Brien play on the record.
Brandi Carlile’s Fave Artists
  –  April 6, 2018
He’s an incredible singer, a total entertainer and a class act all the way around. He’s my favorite new artist right now.” Brandi Carlile will be appearing on April 6 & 7 at the Beacon Theatre, 74th Street & Broadway. NYC. For more information ...
Brandi Carlile to Appear on THE HOWARD STERN SHOW Wednesday, April 4
  –  April 3, 2018
Brandi Carlile will be the featured guest on tomorrow morning's ... Folk Albums chart and No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart-a career high for the acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer. Released on Low Country Sound/Elektra Records (purchase), the ...
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Brandi Carlile heading to Bend
  –  April 2, 2018
Country-folk-rocker Brandi Carlile will come back to Les Schwab on Aug. 25. The Seattle-based singer-songwriter, who last played Bend in 2016, released her sixth studio album, “By the Way, I Forgive You,” in February to acclaim, topping Billboard’s ...
Brandi Carlile concert likely to be rescheduled after last-minute family emergency caused cancellation
  –  April 1, 2018
Roughly a half hour before the show was slated to begin, word came that Brandi Carlile would not take the Moore Theatre stage on Saturday as planned. The folk-country singer was set to play the second show of a two-night stand, when she announced through ...
Dave Matthews and Brandi Carlile Perform at Seattle’s March For Our Lives Event
  –  March 26, 2018
Seattle’s March For Our Lives gathering featured a performance from singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, who welcomed special guest Dave Matthews for his own tune during the set. Carlile kicked off her performance with her recent protest tune “Hold Out ...


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