American Singer-Songwriter

Mary Chapin Carpenter

  • Feb 21, 1958 (age 62)
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2018
Sometimes Just the Sky
AlbumMar 30, 2018

Sometimes Just the Sky

Sometimes Just the Sky released.
2016
The Things That We Are Made Of
AlbumMay 1, 2016

The Things That We Are Made Of

The Things That We Are Made Of released.
2014
Hometown Girl/State of the Heart
AlbumMay 27, 2014

Hometown Girl/State of the Heart

Hometown Girl/State of the Heart released.
Songs From the Movie
AlbumJan 25, 2014

Songs From the Movie

Songs From the Movie released.
2012
Ashes and Roses
AlbumJun 12, 2012

Ashes and Roses

Ashes and Roses released.
2010
Triple Feature
AlbumNov 9, 2010

Triple Feature

Triple Feature released.
The Age of Miracles
AlbumApr 27, 2010

The Age of Miracles

The Age of Miracles is the eleventh studio album released by …
The Age of Miracles is the eleventh studio album released by American music artist Mary Chapin Carpenter. The album was released on April 27, 2010 on Zoë Records and was produced by Carpenter and Matt Rollings.
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Best Contemporary Folk Album
Nomination2010

Best Contemporary Folk Album

Nominated for "The Age of Miracles".
Grammy Award
2008
Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs of Christmas
AlbumSep 30, 2008

Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve So…

Come Darkness, Come …
Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs of Christmas is a Christmas album recorded by American singer-composer Mary Chapin Carpenter. The album was released on September 30, 2008, on Zoë Records and was produced by Carpenter and John Jennings. The release was Carpenter's second album released under the Zoë record label and her first album of holiday-themed music.
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Playlist: The Very Best of Mary Chapin Carpenter
AlbumSep 2, 2008

Playlist: The Very Best of Mary Chapin C…

Playlist: The Very Best of Mary Chapin Carpenter released.
2007
Super Hits
AlbumAug 2, 2007

Super Hits

Super Hits released.
The Calling
AlbumMar 6, 2007

The Calling

The Calling is the ninth studio album released from country …
The Calling is the ninth studio album released from country music singer Mary Chapin Carpenter. It is the follow-up album to her 2004 album, Between Here and Gone. The Calling was released on March 6, 2007 on Zoë Records. Carpenter had previously been on Columbia Nashville, this being her first release after leaving Columbia. Like her previous album, she wrote every track on the album.
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2004
Between Here and Gone
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AlbumApr 27, 2004

Between Here and Gone

Between Here and Gone is …
Between Here and Gone is the eighth studio album by Mary Chapin Carpenter. It was released April 27, 2004. The album reached number five on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, although the album itself produced no chart singles. The title track was written by Carpenter upon hearing of the death of singer-songwriter Dave Carter.
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2003
The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter
AlbumNov 4, 2003

The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter

The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter released.
2002
Timmy Smith
MarriageJune 2002

Timmy Smith

Married Timmy Smith.
Nomination2002

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "Flesh and Blood".
Grammy Award
2001
Time* Sex* Love*
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AlbumMay 20, 2001

Time* Sex* Love*

Time* Sex* Love* is the seventh studio album from American …
Time* Sex* Love* is the seventh studio album from American country music artist Mary Chapin Carpenter. It was released in 2001 on Columbia Records Nashville as her first full studio album since A Place in the World five years previous. This album produced two singles in "Simple Life," which peaked at #53 on Billboard's Hot Country chart, and "This Is Me Leaving You" which failed to chart. Despite its low airplay ranking, "Simple Life" spent 28 weeks on Billboard's Top 25 Country Singles Sales chart, peaking at #8 on May 5, 2001.
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Nomination2001

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "Flesh and Blood".
Grammy Award
2000
Shooting Straight in the Dark/Come on Come On
AlbumSep 11, 2000

Shooting Straight in the Dark/Come on C…

Shooting Straight in the Dark/Come on Come On released.
1999
SongMay 25, 1999

Grow Old With Me
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SongMay 25, 1999

10,000 Miles
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Party Doll and Other Favorites
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AlbumMay 25, 1999

Party Doll and Other Favorites

Party Doll and Other …
Party Doll and Other Favorites is the first compilation album by American country music singer Mary Chapin Carpenter. It was released in 1999 on the Columbia Records label and comprises a mix of her greatest hits, several album cuts, and newly recorded tracks.
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1996
A Place in the World
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AlbumOct 1, 1996

A Place in the World

A Place in the World is the sixth album by Mary Chapin …
A Place in the World is the sixth album by Mary Chapin Carpenter, and was a No. 3 Country Album on the Billboard charts. Album tracks that entered the Hot Country Singles chart were "Let Me into Your Heart" at No. 11, "I Want to Be Your Girlfriend" at No. 35, and "Keeping the Faith" at No. 58. Carpenter wrote all of the songs on the album singlehandedly.
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SongOct 1, 1996

A Place in the World
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Nomination1996

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Let Me into Your Heart".
Grammy Award
Nomination1996

Favorite Country Female Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.
American Music Award
1995
Nomination1995

Favorite Country Female Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination1995

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Country Music …
Nominated for Country Music Association Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
1994
SongOct 4, 1994

Shut Up and Kiss Me
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Stones in the Road
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AlbumOct 4, 1994

Stones in the Road

Stones in the Road is the fifth album by Mary Chapin …
Stones in the Road is the fifth album by Mary Chapin Carpenter, and her first and only #1 Country Album on the Billboard charts. The album also contains her first and only #1 Hot Country Singles hit, "Shut Up and Kiss Me." Other charting singles were "Tender When I Want to Be" at #6, "House of Cards" at #21, and "Why Walk When You Can Fly?" at #45. The nostalgically themed title track was first recorded by folk singer Joan Baez for her 1992 studio album Play Me Backwards, to whom Carpenter first pitched the song during a joint concert appearance before she recorded it herself. It was also featured in the 1995 film Bye Bye Love.
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Nomination1994

Single Of The Year

Nominated for Country Music Association Award For …
Nominated for Country Music Association Award For Single Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1994

Song Of The Year

Nominated for "He Thinks He'll Keep Her".
Country Music Association Award
Award1994

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Won award for "Shut Up and Kiss Me".
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Record of the Year

Nominated for "He Thinks He'll Keep Her".
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Shut Up and Kiss Me".
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Best Country Song

Nominated for "Shut Up and Kiss Me".
Grammy Award
Best Country Album
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Nomination1994

Best Country Album

Nominated for "Stones in the Road".
Grammy Award
Nomination1994

Favorite Country Female Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist.
American Music Award
Nomination1994

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Country Music …
Nominated for Country Music Association Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
Best Country Album
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Award1994

Best Country Album

Won award for "Stones in the Road".
Grammy Award
Album Of The Year
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Nomination1994

Album Of The Year

Nominated for "Stones in the Road".
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1994

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
1993
Nomination1993

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1993

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Passionate Kisses".
Grammy Award
Nomination1993

Best Country Song

Nominated for "The Hard Way".
Grammy Award
Nomination1993

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals.
Grammy Award
Album Of The Year
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Nomination1993

Album Of The Year

Nominated for "Come On Come On".
Country Music Association Award
Award1993

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Won award for "Passionate Kisses".
Grammy Award
Award1993

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Won Country Music …
Won Country Music Association Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1993

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Country Music …
Nominated for Country Music Association Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
1992
SongJun 30, 1992

Passionate Kisses
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Come On Come On
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AlbumJun 30, 1992

Come On Come On

Come On Come On is the fourth album by Mary Chapin …
Come On Come On is the fourth album by Mary Chapin Carpenter. Seven of its tracks became Billboard Hot Country Singles hits in 1992, 1993, and 1994. They were, chronologically, "I Feel Lucky" at #4, "Not Too Much to Ask" (a duet with Joe Diffie) at #15, "Passionate Kisses" at #4, "The Hard Way" at #11, "The Bug" (a cover of a Dire Straits song) at #16, "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" at #2, and "I Take My Chances" also at #2. The album topped out at #6 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.
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Album Of The Year
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Nomination1992

Album Of The Year

Nominated for "Come On Come On".
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1992

Best Country Song

Nominated for "I Feel Lucky".
Grammy Award
Award1992

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Won Country Music …
Won Country Music Association Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1992

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "Not Too Much to Ask".
Grammy Award
Nomination1992

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Nominated for "I Feel Lucky".
Grammy Award
Award1992

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Won Academy Of Country …
Won Academy Of Country Music Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1992

Single Of The Year

Nominated for Country Music Association Award For …
Nominated for Country Music Association Award For Single Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1992

Song Of The Year

Nominated for "Down at the Twist and Shout".
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1992

Vocal Duo Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For Vocal Duo Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
Award1992

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Won award for "I Feel Lucky".
Grammy Award
Nomination1992

Song Of The Year

Nominated for "I Feel Lucky".
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1992

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Country Music …
Nominated for Country Music Association Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1992

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
1991
Nomination1991

Best Country Song

Nominated for "Down at the Twist and Shout".
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1991

Song Of The Year

Nominated for "Down at the Twist and Shout".
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1991

Country Music Association Horizon Award

Nominated for Country Music Association Horizon Award.
Nomination1991

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "Not Too Much to Ask".
Grammy Award
Nomination1991

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Down at the Twist and Shout".
Grammy Award
Award1991

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Won award for "Down at the Twist and Shout".
Grammy Award
1990
Shooting Straight in the Dark
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AlbumOct 9, 1990

Shooting Straight in the Dark

Shooting Straight in the Dark …
Shooting Straight in the Dark is Mary Chapin Carpenter's third studio album. It was a #11 Country Album on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Four of its tracks became Billboard Hot Country Songs hits: "You Win Again" at #16, "Right Now" at #15, "Down at the Twist and Shout" at #2, and "Going Out Tonight" at #14. Members of the Cajun band BeauSoleil provide guest instrumentation on "Down at the Twist and Shout". Shawn Colvin provided backing vocals on three of the album's songs.
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SongOct 9, 1990

Down at the Twist and Shout
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Nomination1990

Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
Nomination1990

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Quittin' Time".
Grammy Award
1989
State of the Heart
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AlbumJun 13, 1989

State of the Heart

State of the Heart is singer-songwriter Mary Chapin …
State of the Heart is singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter's second album. It is much more country sounding than her preceding basically folk début Hometown Girl. State of the Heart eventually rose to the #28 position on the Billboard Country Albums chart, with four of its tracks finding places within the Hot Country Singles chart. Chronologically, they were "How Do" at #19, "Never Had It So Good" at #8, "Quittin' Time" at #7, and "Something of a Dreamer" at #14.
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SongJun 13, 1989

Never Had It So Good
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Nomination1989

New Female Vocalist Of The Year

Nominated for Academy Of …
Nominated for Academy Of Country Music Award For New Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
Award1989

New Female Vocalist Of The Year

Won Academy Of Country …
Won Academy Of Country Music Award For New Female Vocalist Of The Year.
Academy Of Country Music Award
1987
Hometown Girl
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AlbumFeb 1, 1987

Hometown Girl

Hometown Girl is the debut album from American country music …
Hometown Girl is the debut album from American country music artist Mary Chapin Carpenter. It was released on July 30, 1987 (see 1987 in country music) on Columbia Records. The album did not produce any chart singles. It was produced by John Jennings, except for the track "Come On Home", which was produced by Steve Buckingham.
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1958
Mary Chapin Carpenter
BirthFebruary 1958

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter was born.
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