Connie Smith

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Connie Smith
Connie Smith Opry 2.jpg
Connie Smith en el Grand Ole Opry (2007).
Datos generales
Nombre real Constance June Meador
Nacimiento 14 de agosto de 1941 (73 años)
Bandera de los Estados Unidos Elkhart, Indiana, Estados Unidos
Ocupación Cantante y compositora
Información artística
Género(s) Country, gospel
Instrumento(s) vocal, guitarra
Período de actividad 1963–presente
Discográfica(s) RCA, Columbia, Monument Records, Epic, Warner Bros., Daywind, Sugar Hill
Artistas relacionados Bill Anderson, Dallas Frazier, Nat Stuckey, Marty Stuart
Web
Sitio web conniesmithmusic.com
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Connie Smith (nacida con el nombre de Constance June Meador el 14 de agosto de 1941) es una cantante y compositora estadounidense de música country.

Comienza su carrera en 1963 tras ganar un concurso local de talentos cerca de Columbus, Ohio, que atrajo la atención del compositor country Bill Anderson.

Tras grabar varias demos para Anderson comienza a grabar en la RCA Victor Records en 1964.

Discografía[editar]

Filmografía[editar]

Año Película Papel Notas
1966 The Las Vegas Hillbillys Herself performer – "Nobody But a Fool (Would Love You)"
Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar Herself performer – "Once a Day"
1967 The Road to Nashville Herself performer – "I'll Never Get Over Loving You" and "Nobody But a Fool (Would Love You)"
Hell on Wheels Herself performer – "Ain't Had No Lovin'" and "The Hurtin's All Over"
1986 Maximum Overdrive Dead Lady In Car cameo (uncredited)
1998 The Hi-Lo Country Singer at Rodeo Dance

Premios, nominaciones y honores[editar]

Año Premio Award Outcome
1964 Billboard Magazine Most Promising Female Country Artist[1] Ganador
1965 Grammy Awards Best Country and Western Single — "Once a Day"[1] Nominado
Best New Country and Western Artist[1] Nominado
Best Country & Western Vocal Performance, Female — "Once a Day"[1] Nominado
Billboard Magazine Most Promising Female Country Artist[1] Ganador
Billboard Magazine Favorite Female Country Performer[1] Nominado
Favorite Album (1964–1965) — "Connie Smith"[1] Nominado
Cash Box Most Promising Female Country Vocalist[1] Ganador
Country Music Review Most Promising Female Singer[1] Ganador
1966 Grammy Awards Best Sacred Recording — "Connie Smith Sings Great Sacred Songs"[1] Nominado
Best Country and Western Vocal Performance, Female — "Ain't Had No Lovin'"[1] Nominado
Billboard Magazine Favorite Female Country Performer[1] Nominado
Favorite Country Album — "Cute 'n' Country"[1] Nominado
Cash Box Most Programmed Female Artist[1] Ganador
Country Music Life Award Favorite Female Artist[1] Ganador
Record World Top Female Vocalist[1] Ganador
Most Outstanding Female Country and Western Vocalist[1] Ganador
1967 Billboard Magazine Top Country Artist, Female Vocalist[1] Nominado
Cash Box Most Programmed Female Artist[1] Nominado
Record World Top Female Vocalist[1] Nominado
Country Music Association Awards Female Vocalist of the Year[1] Nominado
1968 Grammy Awards Best Country & Western Solo Vocal Performance, Female — "Cincinnati, Ohio"[1] Nominado
1969 Academy of Country Music Top Female Vocalist[2] Nominado
Grammy Awards Best Country Vocal Performance, Female — "Ribbon of Darkness"[1] Nominado
1970 Country Music Association Awards Female Vocalist of the Year[1] Nominado
1971 Grammy Awards Best Sacred Performance — "Whispering Hope" (with Nat Stuckey)[1] Nominado
1972 Music City News Country Top Female Vocalist[1] Nominado
Country Music Association Awards Female Vocalist of the Year[1] Nominado
1974 Grammy Awards Best Inspirational Performance — "All the Praises"[1] Nominado
Music City News Country Top Female Vocalist[1] Nominado
1975 Music City News Country Top Female Vocalist[1] Nominado
1976 Grammy Awards Best Gospel Performance — "Connie Smith Sings Hank Williams Gospel"[1] Nominado
1979 Music City News Country Gospel Group/Act of the Year[3] Ganador
2002 Country Music Television 40 Greatest Women of Country Music — Rank (#9)[4] Ganador
2007 Country Universe 100 Greatest Women — Rank (#24)[5] Ganador
2010 Grammy Awards Best Country Collaboration with Vocals — "Run to You" (with Marty Stuart)[6] Nominado

Referencias[editar]

  1. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n ñ o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad Escott, Colin, Born to Sing, p. 36.
  2. «searchable database – Connie Smith». Academy of Country Music. Consultado el 17 de agosto de 2010.
  3. «Connie Smith: Awards». Country Music Television. Consultado el 17 de agosto de 2010.
  4. «CMT's 40 Greatest Women of Country Music». Am I Annoying. Consultado el 17 de agosto de 2010.
  5. «100 Greatest Women». Country Universe. Consultado el 17 de agosto de 2010.
  6. «2011 Grammy Award Nominees». Grammy Awards. Consultado el 16 de enero de 2011.

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