A sweetwater musician has become a Grammy winner for her work with the country music genre.
The story starts with the love of the song.
Celeste “Sweetwater” Jones began performing as a child in her hometown of Greenbrier, Georgia, and began to sing the blues in the late 1950s.
She is credited with creating a unique blend of styles for the genre that has since inspired generations of musicians.
A native of the Carolinas, Jones first learned the blues when she attended the University of Georgia.
She moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and worked as a waitress in a restaurant.
She eventually made her way to Nashville, Tennessee.
Sweetwater Jones has been nominated for six Grammys.
Her career has seen her play on country and pop rock radio stations.
She has won five Grammy Awards for her music.
She also won an Emmy for Best Country Vocal Performance in 2013 for her rendition of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”
Jones’ first Grammy nomination came in 2004 for “It’s a Long Way to the Top,” a country-folk classic that went on to win two more awards.
Jones has also won four Grammy Awards, including Best Country Solo Performance in 2009.
Her songs have been performed in venues across the country.
She also has performed in churches, synagogues, and funeral homes.
In 2015, she was named a finalist for the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Folk Vocal Album.
Sweetwaters songs have also been featured on television shows including “American Idol,” “American Ninja Warrior,” and “The Voice.”