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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

American singer-songwriter
The most successful folk-based performer to emerge in the '80s, a multi-platinum singer/songwriter with an outstanding voice.
BornMarch 30, 1964
HometownCleveland, Ohio, United States
Net worth$6 million
Height5'5" (1.64m)
PartnerAlice Walker
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Tracy Chapman Lands First Academy Of Country Music Awards Nomination

  • Tracy Chapman earned her first Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards nomination on Tuesday for her timeless 1988 hit “Fast Car.” The song’s enduring popularity persists, highlighted by country music star Luke Combs’ recent rendition, driving it to new heights even after 35 years.

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Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ climbs the iTunes charts after her Grammy performance

Tracy Chapman joined country singer Luke Combs for a rare duet performance of “Fast Car,” her monster hit from 1988, at Sunday’s Grammys ceremony. Moments later, her original song shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart while her 1988 debut album, Tracy Chapman, also reached No. 1. The cover version of “Fast Car” by Combs became a hit within the last year.
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Albums

Crossroads
Crossroads
1989
Thinking of You
Thinking of You
2009
Sing for You
Sing for You
2008
Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman
1988
Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
2015
Our Bright Future
Our Bright Future
2008
Crossroads/Tracy Chapman
Crossroads/Tracy Chapman
2008
Change
Change
2005
Tracy Chapman/Matters of Heart/New Beginning
Tracy Chapman/Matters of Heart/New Beginning
2003
Let It Rain
Let It Rain
2002
You're the One
You're the One
2002
Collection
Collection
2001
Telling Stories
Telling Stories
2000
Give Me One Reason
Give Me One Reason
1996
Fast Car
Fast Car
1993
Matters of the Heart
Matters of the Heart
1992
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