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Shawn Colvin

 

As her exercise, Shawn goes to the gym and also does swim workouts.
Her song "Nothin' On Me" was the theme song for seasons two and three of Suddenly Susan.
As of 2004, Shawn was No.422 on the Top "Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years" chart.
The song "Sunny Came Home" was ranked No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Airplay chart for four weeks on July, 1997. It also topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart for four weeks on August that same year.
Shawn married Simon Tassano in September 1993 and divorced him in 1995. She then married Mario Erwin in October 1997.
She went to high school in Carbondale, Illinois and graduated college from the University of Texas.
Before she made it as a solo artist, Shawn formed the Shawn Colvin Band in Illiois and joined the DIxie Diesels in Texas and Buddy Miller Band in New York.
In the 1980's, Shawn performed in several off-Broadway shows including Pump Boys and Dinettes, Diamond Studs, and Lie of the Mind.
Shawn has been a supporter of liberal causes and she has performed in benefit concerts for Democratic Party candidates.
She learned to play the guitar at age 10 and had her first public concert at age 15 at the University of Illinois campus.
Shawn's musical influence come from rock and pop artists such as The Beatles, Laura Nyro, Robbie Robertson, and Joni Mitchell.
Shawn has won three New York Music Awards: Best New Vocalist in 1988, Best Debut Female Vocalist for "Steady On" in 1989, and Best Folk Artist in 1990.
Shawn has won the Grammy for "Best Contemporary Folk Album" for the record "Steady On" in 1991, "Record of the Year" for "Sunny Came Home" in 1998 and "Song of the Year" for "Sunny Came Home" in 1998.
Shawn has a daughter named Caledonia. She calls her Cal after the maid in To Kill a Mockingbird and James Dean in East of Eden.
If made to cover a Madonna song, she would sing "Live To Tell". If made to cover a Prince song, it would either be "Holy River" or "Purple Rain".
 

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