Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter Ashley Cleveland shares her personal story of pain, music and beauty that shines through brokenness in her first self-penned book, Little Black Sheep, A Memoir releasing in September from David C Cook. A true story of life on stage and on the streets from the back rooms of Nashville to the churches and clubs of the San Francisco Bay area, Little Black Sheep invites readers to see how their own deepest pain might just be a place of hope.
Ashley Cleveland is listed in the credits for the following albums:
Ashley Cleveland (born 2 February 1957) is an American singer/songwriter perhaps best known as a background vocalist and Grammy-winning gospel singer. Ashley Cleveland was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. She was married to Kenny Greenberg on 27 April 1991 and has three children.
Ashley is best known for her powerful vocal ability which has lead her to sing on more than 300 albums, including the Dove Award winning albums Songs From the Loft (1994), The Jesus Record by Rich Mullins' and A Ragamuffin Band, 1998.
As the Grammy Award's first female nominee in the Best Rock Gospel category, Ashley Cleveland won this award in 1996 for her album Lesson of Love, in 1999 for You Are There, and in 2008 for Before the Daylight's Shot. She is the only artist to be nominated three times and to win three times in this category.
In 2010, God Don't Never Change, was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Traditional Gospel Album category, bringing her total number of overall nominations to four (with three wins). Lesson of Love also won a 1996 Nashville Music Award ("Nammy") for Best Contemporary Christian Album.