Catherine Britt

Catherine Britt

Catherine Britt was born in Newcastle, New South Wales on the Eastern shores of Australia on 31 December 1984. At the age of 11 years, she met Bill Chambers who was so impressed with her singing that he took her under his wing and they produced an EP featuring the song 'In the Pines', which was released in 1999.

She was signed by ABC Records and in 2002, she released her first album Dusty Smiles and Heartbreak Cures.

In 2004, Catherine Britt packed up and moved to Nashville, Tennessee and was signed to RCA, Nashville. In the same year she released her American debut single, The Upside of Being Down, which peaked at No. 36.

Catherine Britt spent 6 years in Nashville where she toured and recorded with such greats as Kasey Chambers, Paul Kelly, Sir Elton John, Shane Nicholson, Jerry Salley, Tim Rogers, Dave Faulkner, John Waters & Kenny Chesney.

Her second album Too Far Gone was released in 2006 followed by her third album Little Wildflower in 2008.

In 2009 Catherine Britt received the CMAA Female Artist of the Year Award for the song What I Did Last Night and was nomimated for the CMC Artist of the Year.

In January 2012 Catherine won her 2nd CMAA Award for Single of the Year with Sweet Emmylou. The single also won second place in the 2011 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition.

The single Sweet Emmylou was also placed 2nd in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) in early 2012.

On 10 August 2012, Catherine recorded and released her fifth album Always Never Enough.

The album was produced by Catherine and Bill Chambers and features Eliza Gilkyson, Bobby Kallus, Glenn Schuetz, Phil Hurley, John Silva, Gurf Morlix, Chip Dolan, Ray Bonneville, Lloyd Maines, Tim Rogers, John Blundell, Jimmy LaFave and Guy Clark.

On 26 January 2013, Catherine Britt was named female artist of the year at the 41st Country Music Awards of Australia.

The event was staged on Saturday, 26th January, 2013 at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment & Conference Centre (TRECC).

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