Two Grammys For Alison Krauss and Union Station

by | 16 Feb, 2012

Alison Krauss - Paper Airplane

Alison Krauss - Paper AirplaneRounder Records has announced that Alison Krauss & Union Station won two Grammy Awards at last night’s 54th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The bluegrass greats took home Best Bluegrass Album and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for their sixth album Paper Airplane.  This latest accomplishment brings the band’s total Grammy award count to 13 and is the 27th personal win for Alison Krauss.

Released in April, Paper Airplane is Alison Krauss & Union Station’s fastest selling and highest charting release to date. The album – the band’s first in seven years – debuted on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart at #3 and at #1 on the Country, Bluegrass and Folk Albums Charts, a career best for the band.

Since signing with Rounder Records at the age of 14, Krauss has sold in excess of 12 million albums and garnered 27 Grammy Awards, making her the most awarded singer, the most awarded female artist and tied second for the most awarded artist overall in Grammy history.