On the Saturday Night Live broadcast from December 10, Brandi Carlile performed as the musical guest. Carlile performed You and Me On The Rock from In These Silent Days with Lucius and The Story, the album’s title tune, on the episode that was hosted by Steve Martin and Martin Short.
In October 2021, Carlile gave a performance on Saturday Night Live. She performed the songs Right on Time and Broken Horses on the Jason Sudeikis-hosted show.
At the 2023 Grammy Awards, In These Silent Days is competing for Album of the Year. Carlile was nominated for numerous awards, including Record of the Year, Best Rock Performance, and Best Americana Album. At the 2022 Grammy Awards, she received five nominations and sang Right on Time during the live broadcast.
Who is Brandi Carlile?
Brandi Carlile is a Grammy-winning American singer, songwriter, and producer who has been making music for over two decades. Born on June 1, 1981, in Ravensdale, Washington, Carlile grew up in a musical family and began singing and playing guitar at a young age. She released her first album, Brand New Eyes, in 2005, and it quickly gained critical acclaim for its raw and emotional sound.
Throughout her career, Carlile has continued to release critically acclaimed albums, including Give Up the Ghost (2009), The Firewatcher’s Daughter (2015), and By the Way, I Forgive You (2018), which won the Grammy for Best Americana Album. In 2019, she released her sixth studio album, Live at the Ryman, which was recorded at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
In addition to her solo work, Carlile has collaborated with a number of other artists, including Dave Grohl, Pearl Jam, and Elton John. She is also known for her work with the Highwomen, a country music supergroup that also includes Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, and Natalie Hemby.
Carlile’s music is often described as a blend of folk, rock, and country, and her lyrics often explore themes of love, loss, and resilience. She has been praised for her powerful and emotional vocal performances, and she has been recognized as one of the most exciting and versatile artists in the music industry today.
In addition to her music career, Carlile is also an advocate for LGBTQ rights and has been openly gay throughout her career. She is a member of the band Indigo Girls and has performed at numerous LGBTQ events, including the Seattle Pride Parade. She has also been a vocal advocate for marriage equality and has performed at several same-sex weddings.
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Throughout her career, Carlile has received numerous accolades, including three Grammy Awards and six nominations, and she has been named one of Rolling Stone’s Artists You Need to Know and one of NPR’s Best Voices in Music. She continues to tour and perform around the world, and she is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential artists of her generation.
Carlile admitted to being a lesbian in an interview from November 2002. She later said, “I don’t have to have a lot of formality around it … there were people before me who paved the way,” to the Los Angeles Times.
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She revealed in June 2012 that she was engaged to Catherine Shepherd, whom she had first met in 2009. They were married on September 15, 2012, in Wareham, Massachusetts. The couple has two daughters.
Shepherd has served as the Looking Out Foundation’s executive director since 2012. Carlile is a nonprofit. She had previously spent eight years as the Paul McCartney charity organiser.
According to cheatsheet.com, Carlile has an estimated net worth of $2 million.