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Sheryl Crow is a nine time Grammy Award winning American musician, singer, songwriter and actress

InformationDetail
BirthdayFebruary 11, 1962
NationalityAmerican
FamousSinger-songwriter, Musicians, Guitarists, Singers, Country Singers
City/StateMissouri
SiblingsKathy Crow Karen Crow, Steven Crow
Known asSheryl Suzanne Crow
Childrens Levi James Crow, Wyatt Steven Crow
Universities
  • Kennett High School University of Missouri in Columbia
Birth PlaceKennett, Missouri, United States
Height161cm
GenderFemale
FatherWendell Crow
MotherBernice
Net Worth$40 million as of Mar 26,2017
Sun SignAquarius
Born inKennett, Missouri, United States
Famous asMusician, Singer-songwriter

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Who is Sheryl Crow?

Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American country singer, songwriter and actress. She has won numerous Grammy Awards and has been a darling of the country music industry for many years now. She has had a magnanimous music career and released eight studio albums, two compilations, a live album and has sung many tracks for Hollywood movies like, ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’, ‘Cars’, etc. She grew up in a loving and encouraging environment in Missouri and her parents always supported her wish to learn music - she started to learn the piano at a very young age. By the time she was sure of what she wanted to do in life, she started giving background vocals for famous artists like, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, the Rolling Stones, etc. Her first album ‘Tuesday Night Music Club’ became a huge hit and fetched her three Grammys and massive fan following. Her music is famous for a unique mixture of pop, rock, country and folk in it and it is not just music that attracts her but she has tried her hand at acting as well and appeared on television series’ like, ‘One Tree Hill’, ’30 Rock’, ‘Cougar Town’, etc.

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Childhood & Early Life

Sheryl Crow was born on February 11, 1962 in Kennett, Missouri, to Wendell and Bernice Crow. She has two older sisters, Kathy and Karen, and a younger brother, Steve. She began playing piano since the age of 6 and had a natural affiliation to music.

She attended the Kennett High School and later went to the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 1984. While she was studying at the university, she used to perform with a local band called ‘Cashmere’.

In 1986, after finishing university, Crow started working as a music teacher in an elementary school in St. Louis but shortly after that she moved to Los Angeles. In LA, she recorded jingles for advertisements and worked as a back-up singer.

Career

In 1987-89, Crow was a part of Michael Jackson’s’ ‘Bad World Tour’ crew and sang as a backing vocalist and often sang ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’ with him. She also worked with artists like Belinda Carlisle, Stevie Wonder, etc.

She sang in Steven Bochco’s drama ‘Cop Rock’ in 1990. In the same year, she sang the song ‘Heal Somebody’ for the movie ‘Bright Angel’ and sang a duet called ‘I Would Do Anything’ with Kenny Loggins for his album ‘Leap of Faith’.

In 1992, she recorded a self-titled debut album with the record producer named Hugh Padgham but it was never released, although some of the copies of her albums were leaked and she gained some publicity through that.

Crow released debut album ‘Tuesday Night Music Club’ in 1993 and the single ‘All I Wanna Do’ became an unexpected huge hit. It sold 7 million copies in America and the United Kingdom. She won 3 Grammy Awards for it.

She produced and released her second album called ‘Sheryl Crow’ in 1996 and she received two Grammy awards for it. Singles like, ‘If It Makes You Happy’, ‘Home’, etc. from the album became huge hits.

In 1997, Crow Sang a song titled ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ for the James Bond movie ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’. The song became an instant hit and was nominated for a Grammy Award and a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Original Song.

‘The Globe Sessions’ was released in 1998 and won a Grammy Award. It was rumored at the time that the songs from the album were a depiction of her sadness over her failed relationship with Eric Clapton.

In 1999, Crow made her acting debut in the movie ‘The Minus Man’, a suspense drama in which she starred with her then boyfriend and a famous Hollywood actor Owen Wilson. She also released ‘Sheryl Crow and Friends: Live from Central Park’.

Crow’s fourth studio album ‘C’mon, C’mon’ was released in 2002 and the single from the album ‘Soak Up the Sun’ became a huge hit all over the world. She received a Grammy Award for the album.

In 2003, her greatest hits compilation ‘The Very Best of Sheryl Crow’ was released. The album covered the hit singles from all of her albums that she had released until then. She also added a single in the album titled ‘Light In Your Eyes’.

She appeared in the Cole Porter biopic called ‘De-Lovely’ in 2004 and a year later, released her fifth studio album ‘Wildflower’. It stood at number 2 on the Billboard charts but received mixed critical reviews.

In 2006, she sang a song for Disney’s animated movie ‘Cars’ titled ‘Real Gone’. It was the same year when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She gave her first performance in Florida a few months after her cancer diagnosis.

Crow sang ‘Here Comes the Sun’ for the ‘Bee Movie’ in 2007 and in the same year, she contributed in Kris Carr’s book ‘Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips’ by writing a foreword. She also did the background vocals for Ryan Adams’ song ‘Two’.

In 2008, Crow released her sixth studio album ‘Detours’, an album recorded on her Nashville farm. It debuted at number 2 on Billboard 200 chart. In the same year, she supported Obama for the US Presidential Elections.

Her seventh studio album, ‘100 Miles from Memphis’ was released in 2010, featuring the hit single ‘Summer Day’. In the same year, she made a contribution to the album ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn’.

In 2011, Crow sang a track titled ‘Mrs. Major Tom’ in William Shatner’s album ‘Seeking Major Tom’ and announced that she would write the music and lyrics for a Broadway called ‘Diner’, directed by Kathleen Marshall.

Crow made a recording deal with ‘Warner Music Nashville’ and released her latest album ‘Feels Like Home’ in 2013. It debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200 chart and the album was produced by Crow herself.

Major Works

To this date, Crow’s hit single from the album ‘C’mon, C’mon (2002)’, ‘Soak Up the Sun’ is considered to be her biggest single. It has her trademark country-style peppiness and was at number one on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart.

Awards & Achievements

Crow has received 32 Grammy Awards nominations and won 9 Grammys out of it for her albums like: ‘Tuesday Night Music Club’, ‘Sheryl Crow’, ‘The Global Sessions’, ‘C’mon, C’mon’, etc. She also received a Golden Globe for ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’.

Personal Life & Legacy

Crow has had romantic affairs with many celebrities like Owen Wilson, Eric Clapton, Lance Armstrong, etc.

She was engaged to Lance Armstrong for some time and Armstrong was quoted many times in public saying that Crow cured his cancer with her music.

Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and went through radiation therapy. Her treatment was successful and was supervised by a Los Angeles based breast cancer surgeon called Kristi Funk. She was later diagnosed with meningioma.

In 2007, she adopted a two-week old boy named Wyatt Steven Crow and within next three years, she again announced that she adopted another boy names Levi James Crow. She lives with her sons in Nashville, Tennessee.

Trivia

Crow is anti-war and stands against animal cruelty.

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Sheryl Crow awards

YearNameAward

Grammy Awards

1995Best New ArtistWinner

Sheryl Crow biography timelines

  • // 1087 To 1989
    In 1987-89, Crow was a part of Michael Jackson’s’ ‘Bad World Tour’ crew and sang as a backing vocalist and often sang ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’ with him. She also worked with artists like Belinda Carlisle, Stevie Wonder, etc.
  • // 11th Feb 1962
    Sheryl Crow was born on February 11, 1962 in Kennett, Missouri, to Wendell and Bernice Crow. She has two older sisters, Kathy and Karen, and a younger brother, Steve. She began playing piano since the age of 6 and had a natural affiliation to music.
  • // 1984
    She attended the Kennett High School and later went to the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 1984. While she was studying at the university, she used to perform with a local band called ‘Cashmere’.
  • // 1986
    In 1986, after finishing university, Crow started working as a music teacher in an elementary school in St. Louis but shortly after that she moved to Los Angeles. In LA, she recorded jingles for advertisements and worked as a back-up singer.
  • // 1990
    She sang in Steven Bochco’s drama ‘Cop Rock’ in 1990. In the same year, she sang the song ‘Heal Somebody’ for the movie ‘Bright Angel’ and sang a duet called ‘I Would Do Anything’ with Kenny Loggins for his album ‘Leap of Faith’.
  • // 1992
    In 1992, she recorded a self-titled debut album with the record producer named Hugh Padgham but it was never released, although some of the copies of her albums were leaked and she gained some publicity through that.
  • // 1993
    Crow released debut album ‘Tuesday Night Music Club’ in 1993 and the single ‘All I Wanna Do’ became an unexpected huge hit. It sold 7 million copies in America and the United Kingdom. She won 3 Grammy Awards for it.
  • // 1996
    She produced and released her second album called ‘Sheryl Crow’ in 1996 and she received two Grammy awards for it. Singles like, ‘If It Makes You Happy’, ‘Home’, etc. from the album became huge hits.
  • // 1997
    In 1997, Crow Sang a song titled ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ for the James Bond movie ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’. The song became an instant hit and was nominated for a Grammy Award and a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Original Song.
  • // 1998
    ‘The Globe Sessions’ was released in 1998 and won a Grammy Award. It was rumored at the time that the songs from the album were a depiction of her sadness over her failed relationship with Eric Clapton.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, Crow made her acting debut in the movie ‘The Minus Man’, a suspense drama in which she starred with her then boyfriend and a famous Hollywood actor Owen Wilson. She also released ‘Sheryl Crow and Friends: Live from Central Park’.
  • // 2002
    Crow’s fourth studio album ‘C’mon, C’mon’ was released in 2002 and the single from the album ‘Soak Up the Sun’ became a huge hit all over the world. She received a Grammy Award for the album.
  • // 2002
    To this date, Crow’s hit single from the album ‘C’mon, C’mon (2002)’, ‘Soak Up the Sun’ is considered to be her biggest single. It has her trademark country-style peppiness and was at number one on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, her greatest hits compilation ‘The Very Best of Sheryl Crow’ was released. The album covered the hit singles from all of her albums that she had released until then. She also added a single in the album titled ‘Light In Your Eyes’.
  • // 2004
    She appeared in the Cole Porter biopic called ‘De-Lovely’ in 2004 and a year later, released her fifth studio album ‘Wildflower’. It stood at number 2 on the Billboard charts but received mixed critical reviews.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, she sang a song for Disney’s animated movie ‘Cars’ titled ‘Real Gone’. It was the same year when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She gave her first performance in Florida a few months after her cancer diagnosis.
  • // 2006
    Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and went through radiation therapy. Her treatment was successful and was supervised by a Los Angeles based breast cancer surgeon called Kristi Funk. She was later diagnosed with meningioma.
  • // 2007
    Crow sang ‘Here Comes the Sun’ for the ‘Bee Movie’ in 2007 and in the same year, she contributed in Kris Carr’s book ‘Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips’ by writing a foreword. She also did the background vocals for Ryan Adams’ song ‘Two’.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, she adopted a two-week old boy named Wyatt Steven Crow and within next three years, she again announced that she adopted another boy names Levi James Crow. She lives with her sons in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, Crow released her sixth studio album ‘Detours’, an album recorded on her Nashville farm. It debuted at number 2 on Billboard 200 chart. In the same year, she supported Obama for the US Presidential Elections.
  • // 2010
    Her seventh studio album, ‘100 Miles from Memphis’ was released in 2010, featuring the hit single ‘Summer Day’. In the same year, she made a contribution to the album ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn’.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, Crow sang a track titled ‘Mrs. Major Tom’ in William Shatner’s album ‘Seeking Major Tom’ and announced that she would write the music and lyrics for a Broadway called ‘Diner’, directed by Kathleen Marshall.
  • // 2013
    Crow made a recording deal with ‘Warner Music Nashville’ and released her latest album ‘Feels Like Home’ in 2013. It debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200 chart and the album was produced by Crow herself.

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Sheryl Crow's FAQ

  • What is Sheryl Crow birthday?

    Sheryl Crow was born at 1962-02-11

  • Where is Sheryl Crow's birth place?

    Sheryl Crow was born in Kennett, Missouri, United States

  • What is Sheryl Crow nationalities?

    Sheryl Crow's nationalities is American

  • Who is Sheryl Crow siblings?

    Sheryl Crow's siblings is Kathy Crow Karen Crow, Steven Crow

  • Who is Sheryl Crow childrens?

    Sheryl Crow's childrens is Levi James Crow, Wyatt Steven Crow

  • What was Sheryl Crow universities?

    Sheryl Crow studied at Kennett High School University of Missouri in Columbia

  • How tall is Sheryl Crow?

    Sheryl Crow's height is 161

  • Who is Sheryl Crow's father?

    Sheryl Crow's father is Wendell Crow

  • Who is Sheryl Crow's mother?

    Sheryl Crow's mother is Bernice

  • What is Sheryl Crow's sun sign?

    Sheryl Crow is Aquarius

  • How famous is Sheryl Crow?

    Sheryl Crow is famouse as Musician, Singer-songwriter