One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four Grammy® Awards and nominations for 11 more, as well as 21 Top 40 hits, including 11 No. 1 singles. She is also an author whose four books, including the best-selling memoir Composed, which the Chicago Tribune called “one of the best accounts of an American life you’ll likely ever read.” Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Oxford-American, The Nation and many more print and online publications. In addition to continual touring, Ms. Cash has partnered in programming collaborations with the Minnesota Orchestra, Lincoln Center and San Francisco Jazz. She completed a residency at the Library of Congress in December 2013.
She was awarded the SAG/AFTRA Lifetime Achievement award for Sound Recordings in 2012 and received the 2014 Smithsonian Ingenuity Award in the Performing Arts. She was chosen as a Perspective Series artist at Carnegie Hall and hosted four concerts (including a major show of her own in February) during their 2015-16 season. She served as 2015 Artist-in-Residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville and performed three concerts there in fall of that year. On October 1, 2015 she was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters’ Hall of Fame.
Rosanne Cash’s landmark 2009 album The List won the Americana Music Album of the Year award. In her latest release The River & the Thread, a collaboration with husband/co-writer/producer and arranger John Leventhal, Ms. Cash evokes a kaleidoscopic examination of the geographic, emotional, musical and historic landscape of the American South. The album has received impressive worldwide acclaim and attained the highest debut in the Billboard charts of any of her previous albums. It received three Grammy® Awards: Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song.