Shawn Colvin is a Grammy winning folk singer, songwriter and guitar player. She began her music career playing local gigs in the Austin, Texas area before touring nationally. Colvin experienced breakthrough success with A Few Small Repairs in October of 1996. The single "Sunny Came Home" reached the US Top Ten, and won Grammy Awards for Song and Record of the Year. She has released several subsequent albums that were nominated for Grammys, and has also released a greatest-hits album and a collection of Christmas music.