Lori McKenna

Lori McKenna



Lori McKenna (née Giroux; born December 22, 1968) is an American folk singer-songwriter. She lives in Stoughton, Massachusetts with her husband (Gene McKenna) and five children.

In 2016 she was nominated for the Grammy Award for Song of the Year and won Best Country Song for co-writing the hit song "Girl Crush" performed by Little Big Town. In 2017 she again won Best Country Song at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards for "Humble and Kind" performed by Tim McGraw.



The Bird and the Rifle
The Bird and The Rifle is the eighth studio album by Lori McKenna, released on July 29, 2016, through CN Records.
Unglamorous is the first major label debut album from country/folk singer Lori McKenna.
Pieces of Me
Pieces of Me is the second album by singer-songwriter Lori McKenna.
Bittertown is the fourth album released by country/folk singer Lori McKenna.

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Ed Romanoff's Newest Album 'The Orphan King' Out Today
  –  February 23, 2018
His 2012 self-titled debut, produced by Crit Harmon(Lori McKenna, Martin Sexton), won the Nashville Songwriters Song of the Year and later that year he joined Steve Earle and James McMurtry as a winner of the Kerrville New Folk Competition.
Texas Heritage Songwriters Association to honor Buddy Holly, Mickey Newbury, Liz Rose and Ray Wylie Hubbard Feb. 24
  –  February 23, 2018
An incredible all-star line-up will perform during the 2018 Hall of Fame Awards Show, including Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eric Church, Maren Morris, Joe Ely, Larry Gatlin, Jack Ingram, Hayes Carll, Bob Schneider, Radney Foster, Eli Young Band, Lori McKenna ...
The Late Show with Eve Blair
  –  February 23, 2018
Rosemary & Garlic have the lullaby, with other tracks by Lori McKenna, Greenshine and the Lost Brothers. Visit us on Facebook Visit us on Pinterest Visit us on Twitter Visit us on Google+ Subscribe to our RSS feed
This week in music: Cupcakke, Texas songwriters, Austin Music Awards
  –  February 23, 2018
Lori McKenna, Hayes Carll, Jack Ingram, Hillary Lindsey, Bob Schneider, the Eli Young Band and Chris Newbury. The four honorees will join a group of past inductees that has included Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Lyle Lovett and Cindy Walker.
See Kassi Ashton’s Soulful Performance of ‘The Straw’ During CRS 2018
  –  February 16, 2018
Before her performance, Ashton explained the process of writing "The Straw" to the audience of radio professionals and media members: "Last year, I was at a writing camp, and that day, I happened to be writing with Luke Laird and Lori McKenna," she recalled.
Fanning the Flames About Leon Bridges and Rodeo Houston at Saving County Music
  –  February 16, 2018
When these songs are given the opportunity, they can really succeed. Another great one is “Humble & Kind” by Lori McKenna, which was cut by Tim McGraw. HP: What’s the worst trend to befall country music since the turn of the 21st century? KC ...
Thomas Rhett, Lee Brice Lead ACM Stories, Songs & Stars Benefit Show
  –  February 16, 2018
Thomas Rhett, Lee Brice, Ashley Gorley, Shane McAnally and Lori McKenna are among the first wave of performers announced for the show. Portions of the proceeds from the night will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country ...
Szlachetka discusses new album 'Heart of my Hometown'
  –  February 15, 2018
Szlachetka listed the following artists as his dream collaboration choices: Jason Isbell, Ryan Adams, Mark Knopfler, Ry Cooder, Lori McKenna, Aimee Mann, Sheryl Crow and Dan Auerbach. To learn more about Szlachetka and his new album, check out his official ...
Natalie Stovall
  –  February 6, 2018
So when I heard this gorgeous song written by 3 of my favorite writers - Lori McKenna, Jimi Westbrook, and Andrew Dorff - came into my life, I knew it was meant for me to bring into the world.
Country star Lori McKenna remembers her Massachusetts roots
  –  January 18, 2018
You can take the girl out of Massachusetts, but you can’t take the Massachusetts out of the girl. At least that’s the case with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lori McKenna, who’s taking a break from her busy Nashville schedule to perform in Back Bay.


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