Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson

 

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John Sturgill Simpson[1] (born June 8, 1978)[2][3] is an American country music and roots rock singer-songwriter.[4] As of August 2017, he has released three albums as a solo artist. He released two albums independently, High Top Mountain in 2013[5] and Metamodern Sounds in Country Music in 2014.[6] His second album is notable for being nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album,[7] being listed 18th on Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2014,"[8] and also being named among "NPR's 50 Favorite Albums of 2014."[9] His third studio album, A Sailor's Guide to Earth, was released on Atlantic Records and was Simpson's first major-label release,[10] later earning him Best Country Album at the 59th Grammy Awards while also being nominated for Album of the Year.[11]

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A Sailor's Guide to Earth
 
A Sailor's Guide to Earth is the third studio album by American country singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson.
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
 
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music is the second studio album by American country music singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson.
High Top Mountain
 
High Top Mountain is the debut studio album by American country music singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson.

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Sturgill Simpson honoured as Kentucky Colonel
  –  March 26, 2018
Country singer Sturgill Simpson has been honoured as a Kentucky Colonel by lawmakers in his home state. The Grammy winner received the prestigious recognition – the highest title bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky – during a special ceremony on ...
Sturgill Simpson Honored By Kentucky Lawmakers, Is Now a Kentucky Colonel
  –  March 21, 2018
State lawmakers in Sturgill Simpson's home state of Kentucky honored the singer-songwriter on Tuesday (March 20) at the state capitol. The artist was named a Kentucky Colonel, which is the highest title of honor someone can receive from the state's governor.
Sturgill Simpson puts on acting hat for new original series
  –  March 7, 2018
Well, I didn't see this one coming. Kentucky-born singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson joined the cast of the upcoming original series "$1." On Tuesday morning, CBS All Access announced the mystery show's acting roster which includes John Carroll Lynch ...
Hinterland 2018 lineup is here: Sturgill Simpson and Band of Horses head the bill
  –  February 7, 2018
Grammy Award-winning country music and roots rock singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson and South Carolina-based indie-rock band Band of Horses will headline the fourth annual Hinterland Music Festival, Aug. 3 to 4 at the Saints Amphitheater, 3357 Saint ...
Why Sturgill Simpson's surprise 'SNL' cameo with Chris Stapleton was a big deal
  –  February 2, 2018
Suddenly, a mischievous-looking Sturgill Simpson — fellow country singer and Kentucky native — appeared behind him to grab his cowboy hat. That was enough to get fans riled up on social media, as the next four hours became a guessing game of what was ...
Why Sturgill Simpson's surprise 'SNL' cameo with Chris Stapleton was a big deal
  –  January 28, 2018
Shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, just before his appearance as the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," country star Chris Stapleton posted a video ... Suddenly, a mischievous-looking Sturgill Simpson - fellow country singer and Kentucky ...

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