Rhiannon Giddens

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Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and leader of eclectic traditional folk group the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
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Year Album Artist
2019 Holes in the Sky Lara Downes Vocals
2019 Songs of Our Native Daughters Our Native Daughters Producer, Annotation, Banjo, Composer, Fiddle, Handclapping, Percussion, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
2019 The Great Irish Songbook Dervish Featured Artist, Vocals
2019 There Is No Other Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Vocals, Banjo, Viola, Octave Violin, Composer, Violin
2018 America's Child Shemekia Copeland Banjo
2018 American Originals: 1918 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / John Morris Russell Vocals
2018 For Lenny Lara Downes Primary Artist
2018 Nashville, Season 6: Episode 16 Nashville Cast Composer, Featured Artist
2018 The Music of Nashville: Original Soundtrack Season 6, Vol. 1 Nashville Cast Composer, Featured Artist, Fretless Banjo, Primary Artist, Vocals
2018 The Music of Nashville: Season 6, Vol. 2 [Original TV Soundtrack] Nashville Cast Composer, Featured Artist, Fiddle, Primary Artist, Vocals
2017 American Epic: The Sessions Primary Artist, Vocals
2017 Folk Songs Kronos Quartet Composer, Featured Artist, Vocals
2017 Freedom Highway Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Banjo, Choir/Chorus, Composer, Handclapping, Lyricist, Vocal Harmony, Vocals
2017 Live at Jazzfest 2017 Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist
2017 Lullaby Rhiannon Giddens / Kronos Quartet Primary Artist, Composer, Vocals
2017 Music of Nashville: Season 5, Vol. 1 Nashville Cast Composer, Featured Artist
2017 The Music of Nashville: Original Soundtrack Season 5, Vol. 2 Nashville Cast Featured Artist
2017 The Music of Nashville: Season 5, Vol. 3 Nashville Cast Composer, Featured Artist, Fretless Banjo, Primary Artist, Vocals
2016 A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey Leyla McCalla Vocals
2016 American Tunes Allen Toussaint Vocals
2016 Kill a Word Eric Church Featured Artist
2016 Live at Jazzfest 2016 Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist
2016 Real Midnight Birds of Chicago Banjo, Fiddle, Vocals
2016 Sing Me Home Yo-Yo Ma / Silk Road Ensemble Featured Artist, Vocals
2016 Weighted Mind Sierra Hull Vocal Harmony
2015 Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis" Arranger, Primary Artist
2015 Factory Girl Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Arranger, Composer, Vocals
2015 ONXRT: Live From the Archives, Vol. 17 Arranger, Primary Artist
2015 Tomorrow Is My Turn Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Arranger, Composer, Vocals
2015 True Detective: Music from the HBO Series Composer, Primary Artist
2014 Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited Arranger, Composer, Lyricist, Primary Artist, Vocals
2014 Lost on the River The New Basement Tapes Composer, Performer, Banjo, Fiddle, Vocals
2014 The Wexford Carols Caitríona O'Leary Featured Artist
2014 Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes Leyla McCalla Shaker, Vocals
2013 Divided & United: Songs of the Civil War Banjo, Vocals
2013 I Know I've Been Changed The Giddens Sisters Vocals, Banjo, Fiddle
2013 The Music of Nashville: Season 2, Vol. 13 Nashville Cast Composer/Lyricist, Featured Artist
2012 Leaving Eden The Carolina Chocolate Drops 5-string Banjo, Arranger, Composer, Fiddle, Vocal Harmony, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
2012 Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us Arranger, Banjo, Vocals
2012 The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond Composer
2012 Voice of Ages The Chieftains Arranger, Fiddle, Vocals
2010 Carolina Chocolate Drops/Luminescent Orchestrii The Carolina Chocolate Drops / Luminescent Orchestrii Banjo, Composer, Fiddle, Lyricist, Vocals
2010 Genuine Negro Jig The Carolina Chocolate Drops 5-string Banjo, Arranger, Fiddle, Kazoo, Vocals
2009 All the Pretty Horses The Elftones / Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Vocals, Design
2009 Carolina Chocolate Drops & Joe Thompson The Carolina Chocolate Drops / Joe Thompson Vocals, Fiddle, Kazoo, Banjo
2009 Things About Comin' My Way: A Tribute to the Music of the Mississippi Sheiks Fiddle
2008 Heritage The Carolina Chocolate Drops Quotation Author, 5-string Banjo, Fiddle, Vocals
A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees Sxip Shirey / Xavier Vocals, Featured Artist
At the Purchaser's Option Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Banjo, Composer, Lyricist, Vocals
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 Primary Artist
Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Nashville Cast Featured Artist
Count on Me Nashville Cast Featured Artist, Composer
Easter Sunday: Songs of Faith Featured Artist
Freedom Highway Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist
God Shall Wipe All Tears Away Nashville Cast Featured Artist, Composer
Going Down the Road Feeling Bad Nashville Cast Featured Artist
Hey Bébé Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Composer, Lyricist
His Eye Is on the Sparrow Nashville Cast Featured Artist
Hopes & Dreams: The Lullaby Project Featured Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
I'm on My Way Rhiannon Giddens Primary Artist, Composer, Viola, Vocals
Music From the American Epic Sessions Primary Artist
Paris, Encore! Zaz Primary Artist
Sourwood Mountain Nashville Cast Featured Artist
Spanish Mary The New Basement Tapes Composer
Sunday Gospel Brunch Featured Artist
The Art of Forgetting Kyle Carey Vocals (Background)
The Gathering Mike Compton / Rhiannon Giddens / Laurelyn Dossett / Joe Newberry / Jason "Number One" Sypher Primary Artist
We Are Not for Sale: Songs of Protest by the North Carolina Music Love Army NC Music Love Army Composer
Who I Love Nashville Cast Featured Artist
Wrong Kind of Right Nashville Cast Featured Artist, Composer