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Brandi Carlile

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Brandi Carlile is a 11-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, performer, No. 1 New York Times-bestselling author, and activist, who is known as one of music's most respected voices. Throughout her acclaimed career, Carlile has released seven studio albums including her most recent, the three-time Greammy-winning "In These Silent Days." She continues her work as a renowned producer on recent Grammy Award-winning projects with Joni Mitchell and Brandy Clark, as well as the upcoming debut EP from Tish Melton. Carlile also produced and recorded a rendition of Indigo Girls' Closer To Fine with her wife, Catherine, that was included on "Barbie: The Album (Best Weekend Ever Edition)," as well as a version of the song Home which was featured in the final season of "Ted Lasso."

Beloved by her peers, Carlile has collaborated with artists such as Elton John, The Highwomen, Soundgarden, Alicia Keys, and Dolly Parton. She was named Out Magazine's 2023 Icon of the Year, awarded Billboard's Women In Music Trailblazer Award, CMT's Next Women of Country Impact Award, and NMPA's 2023 Songwriter Icon Award, and received multiple recognitions from the Americana Music Association. On top of being a musician and writer, Carlile is a founder of the Looking Out Foundation, which has raised more than $4 million for grassroots causes to date. Carlile lives in rural Washington state with her wife and two daughters, Evangeline and Elijah.

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