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Tracy COSTER (1994)

Tracy Coster

Born in the bush - Raised on the road. Daughter of the legendary Stan Coster, she grew up performing as a vital part of her father’s travelling show.

1966 –Tracy Leann was born on April 12th.

1979 – Starts touring with her father.

1986 - CMAA Golden Guitar Awards Finalist in Female Vocalist of the Year for first single ‘Why Do I Feel Like Crying’

1987 - Released debut album "From the Heart"

1989 - Released single ‘Another Blue Night’

1991 - Released album "The Girl in the Band". Two Top 10 hit singles - self penned ‘City Sidewalks’ and the classic ‘Don’t say Goodbye’

1993 - Released album "Play the Game" after a lengthy tour with the Slim Dusty Show. Single ‘Someone’ hit the charts

1994 - Inducted into the Hands of Fame in Tamworth (youngest ever at the time to be honoured). CMAA Golden Guitar Finalist for Female Vocalist Of The Year with the track ‘Someone’

2000 - Named A.C.M.L.A. People’s Choice Awards Best Bush Ballad. Released first bush ballad album "Bush Baby". Top 10 single ‘Old Tin Roof’.

2001 - People’s Choice Awards – Best Bush Ballad with “The Old Tin Roof”.

2002 - Released book "Traveling My Own Track" on the life of her father Stan Coster, whom passed away in 1997.

2004 - Released "Coster Country" (distributed ACMEC Records) the tribute to Stan and his music. The album featured duets from the likes of John Williamson, Adam Harvey, Lee Kernaghan and Anne Kirkpatrick and there is also a very special duet with her Dad.  Australian Independent Country Music Award Heritage Track of the Year with "Old Bush Barbeque"

2005 - Named CMAA Golden Guitar Awards Vocal Collaboration Of The Year (with Anne Kirkpatrick). Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards – Album of the Year with “Coster Country” and Comedy Song “Lawson’s Loaded Dog”.

One Stop Entertainment Australian Independent Country Music Awards Album Of The Year with “Coster Country”.

Named NSW Golden Medallion Awards Female Vocalist Of The Year. Named Stan Coster Bush Ballad Awards Album Of The Year ‘Coster Country’. Named Stan Coster Bush Ballad Awards Comedy Song Of The Stan Coster ‘Loaded Dog’. Finalist in the CMAA Australian Country Music Achiever Awards Independent Entertainer Of The Year. Top 10 single ‘Back To The Saltbush Plains’ (duet with Anne Kirkpatrick). Top 15 single ‘Won’t Those Memories Let Me Be’ – film clip released.

2006 - Finalist Australian Independent Country Music Awards Heritage Track Of The Year. Finalist TAS & NZ Independent Album Awards "Coster Country. Finalist TAS & NZ Independent EP Awards "I Don’t Want To Talk About Rain". Released Top 20 single "I Don’t Want To Talk About Rain". Finalist ACMLA Peoples Choice Awards for Bush Ballad Of The Year.

2007 -Launched her sixth album MOVING On at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. First Single, "Way Back Then" is a Top Ten Hit on the Country Charts. Finalist CMAA Country Music Awards Of Australia – Vocal Collaboration Of The Year (with Anita Ree). Finalist Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards – Duo/Collaboration (with Dean Perrett). Top 10 Finalist Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards for Best Bush Ballad.

2009 - Launched her sixth album "Moving On" at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. First Single, "Way Back Then" is a Top Ten Hit on the Country Charts.