Catherine Britt

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Catherine Britt
Catherine Britt.jpg
Photo by Bruce Howlett, 2ARM FM92.1, Armidale, New South Wales.
Background information
Born (1984-12-31) 31 December 1984 (age 29)
Origin Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Country
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals, rhythm guitar
Years active 1999–present
Labels ABC Music
Associated acts Elton John, Kellie Pickler, Jasmine Rae, Kasey Chambers
Website http://www.catherinebritt.com

Catherine Britt (born 31 December 1984) is a country music artist who has had success in both her native Australia and in the United States. She was born in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, United States in 2004. She has charted several singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in the U.S., in addition to releasing five studio albums in her native Australia. Her highest charting single, "The Upside of Being Down", peaked at No.36 on the country music charts in 2004.

Musical career[edit]

In 1999, Catherine independently released her debut EP, In The Pines. She was signed to ABC Country and recorded her first album, Dusty Smiles and Heartbreak Cures, in 2002. In 2004, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and was soon signed to RCA Nashville. Her American debut single, "The Upside of Being Down", peaked at No.36 that year. She has been dropped from their roster without releasing an album in the U.S.[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions[2][dead link]
AUS Country AUS
Dusty Smiles and Heartbreak Cures
  • Release date: 11 March 2002
  • Label: ABC Music
18
Too Far Gone
  • Release date: 7 February 2006
  • Label: ABC Music
1 47
Little Wildflower
  • Release date: 14 January 2008
  • Label: ABC Music
6 73
Catherine Britt
  • Release date: 28 May 2010
  • Label: ABC Music
5 73
Always Never Enough
  • Release date: 10 August 2012
  • Label: ABC Music
3 44
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
In the Pines

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
1999 "That Don't Bother Me" In the Pines
2002 "46 Miles from Alice" Dusty Smiles and
Heartbreak Cures
"Easy Living"
"Hillbilly Pickin' Ramblin' Girl"
"Help Me, I'm Falling"
2004 "The Upside of Being Down" 36 Too Far Gone
2005 "Where We Both Say Goodbye" (with Elton John) 38 Non-album song
"Poor Man's Pride" Too Far Gone
2006 "Swingin' Door"
"Too Far Gone"
2007 "What I Did Last Night" 39 Little Wildflower
"Little Wildflower"
"I'm Gone"
2008 "Lucky Girl"
2009 "I'm Not Your Cinderella"
2010 "Can’t Change a Thing" Catherine Britt
"Sweet Emmylou"
2011 "I Want You Back"
2012 "Always Never Enough" Always Never Enough
"Charlestown Road"
"Troubled Man" (with Tim Rodgers)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2004 "The Upside of Being Down" Traci Goudie
2005 "Poor Man's Pride" Ross Wood
2006 "Swingin' Door"
2007 "Little Wildflower" Myles Conti
2008 "What I Did Last Night"
"Lucky Girl"
2009 "I'm Not Your Cinderella"
2010 "Can't Change a Thing"
"Sweet Emmylou"
2011 "I Want You Back"
2012 "Always Never Enough"
"Charlestown Road" Jefferton James

Awards[edit]

APRA Awards[edit]

Year Category For Result
2011 APRA Song of the Year Can’t Change A Thing Nominated
2013 APRA Song of the Year Charlestown Road Nominated *
  • Result pending

ARIA Music Awards[1][edit]

Year Category For Result
2002 Country Album of the Year Dusty Smiles and Heartbreak Cures Nominated
2006 Country Album of the Year Too Far Gone Nominated
2008 Country Album of the Year Little Wildflower Nominated
2010 Country Album of the Year Catherine Britt Nominated
Most Popular Australian Artist Herself Nominated
2012 Country Album of the Year Always Never Enough Nominated

CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia [2][edit]

Year Category For Result
2006 Video Clip of the Year Poor Man’s Pride - directed by Ross Wood Nominated
2007 Album of the year Too Far Gone Nominated
Single of the year Too Far Gone Nominated
Female Artist of the Year Catherine Britt - Too Far Gone Nominated
2009 Album of the year Little Wildflower Nominated
Single of the year What I Did Last Night Nominated
Female Artist of the Year Catherine Britt - What I Did Last Night Won
Video Clip of the Year Little Wildflower - directed by Myles Conti Nominated
2010 Album of the year Catherine Britt Nominated
Most Popular Australian Artist Herself Nominated
2010 CMA Global Artist of the Year Herself Won
2012 Single of the year Sweet Emmylou Won
2013 Album of the year Always Never Enough Nominated *
Female Artist of the Year Catherine Britt - Charlestown Road Nominated *
Video Clip of the Year Charlestown Road - directed by Jefferton James Nominated *
Single of the year Always Never Enough Nominated *
Vocal Collaboration of the Year Troubled Man w/ Tim Rodgers Nominated *
Heritage Song of the Year Charlestown Road Nominated *
  • Results pending

CMC Country Music Channel Australia [3][edit]

Year Category For Result
2009 CMC Oz Artist of the year Herself Nominated
2012 CMC Oz Artist of the year Herself Nominated

Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition [4][edit]

Year Category For Result
2011 Songwriter of the Year Sweet Emmylou Second place

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