Singer-songwriter Tracey Chapman was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 30, 1964. She came to prominence in 1988 with her platinum selling album "Tracey Chapman which contained the single "Fast Car" which peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Other singles "Talking 'bout a Revolution" and "Baby can I hold you" made it to numbers 75 and 48 respectively. Tracey won 3 Grammy awards for this album including "Best New Artist."
Tracey's second album "Crossroads" was released in 1989. However it was not as successful as her first. In 1995 her fourth album "New Beginning" sold 3 million copies and contained the single "Give me one reason" which peaked at number 3 on Billboard's Top 100. That year the single "won a Grammy for Best Rock Song."
Tracey is still active in the music business having released her eighth album "Our Bright Future" in 2008. She does alot of touring in Europe.