Kristy Cox is the new voice in Australian bluegrass. Adored for her youthful energy infused acoustic country/bluegrass, she has been awarded with radio success and accolades for her talent. Having moved to the USA in 2013 after signing her first record deal with bluegrass label Pisgah Ridge (an imprint of Mountain Home), Kristy has just released her album ‘Part Of Me’ which saw her receive three nominations and bring home the Bluegrass Recording of the year at the 2017 Australian Country Music Awards.
Her 2014 release ‘Living For The Moment’ also saw her nominated for three 2015 Australian Country Music Awards for Female Artist of the Year, Bluegrass Recording of the Year and Alternate Country Album of the Year, where she received the first ever Bluegrass Recording of the Year with her single ‘One Heartbreak Away’. With a string of number 1 hits on Radio and Country Music Television in Australia, Kristy was recently named Female Vocalist of the Year and Entertainer of the year at the Australian Independent Country Music Awards with her release ‘Miles and Timezones’.’
Kristy Cox stepped it up a notch with her latest release ‘Part Of Me.’ (2016) the album was recorded between Nashville TN and Arden, NC, with returning producer Jerry Salley. It features a stellar line up of seasoned acoustic musicians who bring to life the eleven songs, five written by Kristy; including the cracking bluegrass tune ‘I’m No Stranger To This Lonesome Road’ and heartfelt tribute to her family ‘Young Love Never Grows Old.’
Credited for her performance and song writing capabilities, Golden Guitar winner Kristy has been shortlisted in the International Bluegrass Music Awards the past two years for New Artist of the Year. Her new release ‘Part of Me’ has already seen charting success with three songs debuting in the Top 10 on the Bluegrass Today chart and the single ‘Another Weary Mile’ charting on both Country Music Television and the radio charts in her homeland Australia.
From a young age, Kristy has captured attention with her distinct singing style and positive outlook, seeing her go on to open shows for major acts and appearing on Television and major Festivals across Australia, Europe and the USA, including an official showcase at the International Bluegrass Music Convention in the USA in 2015.