Awards, Etc.

Has performed with John Hiatt, Steve Winwood, Joe Cocker, Emmylou Harris, Etta James, Patty Smyth, and Amy Grant, among many, many others.

Personal: Married to guitarist/producer extraordinaire Kenny Greenberg; three children — Rebecca, Henry, and Lily.

Awards

  • Grammy Award Nomination, 2010, God Don’t Never Change, Best Traditional Gospel Album.
  • Grammy Award, 2008, Before the Daylight’s Shot, Best Rock Gospel Album. Ashley was the first woman ever nominated in this category and  the first woman to win. She has been nominated three times and has won each time — more wins than any other nominee in this category.
  • Grammy Award, 1999, You Are There, Best Rock Gospel Album.
  • Dove Award, 1999, The Jesus Record (Rich Mullins and A Ragamuffin Band), Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year. Ashley sang lead on “Jesus.”
  • Grammy Award, 1996, Lesson of Love, Best Rock Gospel Album.
  • Nashville Music Awards (Nammies), 1996, Lesson of Love, Best Contemporary Christian Album.
  • Dove Award, 1994. Praise & Worship Album of the Year, Songs From The Loft, Various.
  • Dove Award Nomination, 1994, Best New Artist.
  • Dove Award Nomination, 1994, Rock Album of the Year, Bus Named Desire.
  • Dove Award Nomination, 1994, Best Recorded Album Packaging, Bus Named Desire.
  • Bus Named Desire named one of 1994’s Ten Most Overlooked Albums by Billboard.
  • Big Town named one of 1991’s Ten Most Overlooked Albums by Billboard.

Television Appearances

Live From The Bluebird Café, Turner South (regional cable), 1999.
Profiles in Praise, 1999.
Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Telecast, 1998.
Stone Country: A Tribute To The Rolling Stones, The Nashville Network, 1997.
CeCe’s Place, Odyssey, 1997.
Peace In The Valley, The Nashville Network, 1997.
Prime Time Country, The Nashville Network, 1996.
Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Telecast, 1996.
The Road, 1994. This show, which was originally syndicated, was rerun for a time on The Nashville Network (no longer on air). In addition to having her own feature segment, Ashley also appeared in segments that showcased Delbert McClinton and Joe Ely.
Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Telecast, 1994.
CCM-TV, The Family Channel, 1993.
American Music Shop, The Nashville Network, 1991.
TNN Country News, The Nashville Network.
Saturday Night Live, as a member of John Hiatt’s band.
Austin City Limits, as a member of John Hiatt’s band.
Arsenio Hall Show, as a member of John Hiatt’s band.
Late Night with David Letterman, as a member of John Hiatt’s band.

Print Appearances

Mars Hill Review
Billboard
Performing Songwriter
Syndicate Magazine
CCM Magazine
The Hard Report
Release
Network Forty
New Music Report

Videos

“Gimme Shelter,” from You Are There. A live clip from the Stone Country: A Tribute To The Rolling Stones special. Kenny Greenberg and Michael Rhodes (Ashley’s bassist) are in the band.
“Willy,” from Big Town.
“Honky Tonk Women,” a live clip from the Stone Country: A Tribute To The Rolling Stones special. Ashley sings BGV’s and Kenny Greenberg and Michael Rhodes (Ashley’s bassist) are in the band backing Travis Tritt.
“Thanks To You,” an Emmylou Harris video. Ashley appears along with Cathy Chiavola and Trisha Yearwood.
“Tear-Stained Letter,” a Jo-El Sonnier video.