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Amy Macdonald
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Birth name Amy Macdonald
Born 25 August 1987 (1987-08-25) (age 33)
Origin Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Genres Rock, Soft rock, Folk rock, Indie folk
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboard
Years active 2007–present
Labels Vertigo, Mercury, Melodramatic Records
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Amy MacDonald

Amy MacDonald is a Scottish singer and songwriter. She became famous in 2007 with her first album This Is The Life and her first single "Poison Prince". She has become even more successful in Europe since her single "This Is The Life" charted at number 1 in many European countries.


Year Award Category Result
2011 Swiss music awards Best International Album Rock/Pop – 'A Curious Thing' Won
2011 Echo Awards Best International Rock/Pop Female Won
2010 Tartan Clef Award Best Album – 'A Curious Thing' Won
2009 Swiss Music Awards Best International Album – 'This Is The Life' Won
Best International Song – 'This Is The Life' Won
Echo Awards Best Newcomer International Won
Best International Female Nominated
Single of the Year for "This Is the Life" Nominated
NRJ Music Awards International Album of the Year for This Is the Life Nominated
International Revolution of the Year Nominated
2008 Daily Record Scottish Person of the Year Won
2007 Silver Clef Award Best Newcomer Won

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