NASHVILLE, TN – (Feb 1 2016) – Elektra Records Nashville/Warner Music Nashville’s Jana Kramer has received two wonderful surprises in less than 24 hours: a Female Vocalist of the Year nomination for this year’s ACM Awards and a new baby girl, Jolie Rae Caussin, born yesterday afternoon in Nashville. This is Kramer’s first Female Vocalist nom following her ACM Award win for “Top New Female Artist” in 2012.
“What a whirlwind of great surprises and wonderful news,” said Kramer. “I’m overwhelmed with joy after welcoming my beautiful baby girl into the world AND finding out I’ve been nominated for an ACM Award!”
A number with special significance for Jana, 31 is not only the title of her latest critically-acclaimed album, featuring the gold-certified single “I Got The Boy” but also just so happened to be the day she gave birth to her new baby daughter.
In October, thirty one debuted with career-best sales numbers, landing in the Top 10 of the all-genre Billboard 200 albums chart and at No. 3 on the Country Albums chart.
About Jana Kramer
Singer-songwriter Jana Kramer’s single “I Got the Boy” recently reached RIAA-certified Gold status and reached Top 3 at country radio. The song is the current single from Kramer’s powerful new album, thirty one. Produced by Scott Hendricks, the album debuted in the Top 10 of the all-genre Billboard 200 chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, marking the biggest first week sales and highest chart position of her career. It was the third biggest debut week by a solo female country artist at the time of release. Named one of this year’s Next Women of Country by CMT, Kramer co-wrote more than half of the new tracks on thirty one. In 2015, Kramer was named national spokeswoman for Pure Silk Moisturizing Shave Cream and teamed with Colgate Optic White to give fans an insider’s look at the glamor and excitement around “The 49th Annual CMA Awards.” Kramer released her self-titled debut album, which features the platinum-selling “Why Ya Wanna,” to much critical praise in 2012, earning her the ACM’s New Female Vocalist of the Year award and the distinction of being country radio’s most-played debut artist that year.
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