Kristy Cox is the new voice in Australian bluegrass. Adored for her youthful energy infused bluegrass, she has been awarded with radio success and accolades for her talent. Recently signing with bluegrass label Mountain Fever Kristy released her brand new album Ricochet in January 2018, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Charts for Bluegrass Album. The first single and title track of the album saw her sit at #1 on the Bluegrass Today Radio charts for two weeks. Kristy was nominated in the 2019 CMAs in Australia for Female Artist of the Year and Bluegrass Recording of the Year , which saw her take home her third CMA Award for her track Ricochet. The previous awards were for her singles Another Weary Mile 2017 and One Heartbreak Away in 2015 from her album Living For the Moment.
Credited for her performance and songwriting capabilities, Golden Guitar winner Kristy has been shortlisted in the International Bluegrass Music Awards the past four years for New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year.
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.
Ricochet debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Album Chart Bluegrass Today #1 single for Ricochet (two weeks in a row) Bluegrass Today #1 single for I Can Almost Smell The Smoke Won Country Music Association Australia (CMA Golden Guitar Awards) Best Bluegrass Recording (2015) for One Heartbreak Away WON
Country Music Association Australia (CMA Golden Guitar Awards) Best Bluegrass Recording (2017) for Another Weary Mile WON
Australian Country Radio #1 for Ricochet
Australian Country Radio #1 for I Can Almost Smell The Smoke
Australian Country Music Independent Artist of the Year Winner 2014