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Alison Krauss
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Krauss performing at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2007.
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Birth name Alison Maria Krauss
Born July 23, 1971 (1971-07-23) (age 50)
Origin Decatur, Illinois,
United States
Genres Bluegrass, Newgrass, country, gospel
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, fiddle
Years active 1987—present
Labels Rounder Records

Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. She is famous for being the leader of the band Alison Krauss & Union Station, and has produced albums for artists like Nickel Creek, Reba McEntire, and Alan Jackson. She has 28 Grammy Awards, more than any other female artist in history.

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