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The singer, who first came to the attention of country fans in 1986 with the Top 5 hit, 'Love at the Five and Dime,' says signing with the Sugar Hill is "like coming home. It's a wonderful fit for the music I am making these days, and I'm so excited to be there."
The 53-year-old, who has also taken on the role of activist, released her most recent album, the Grammy-nominated 'Coal,' in 2008. It topped the bluegrass charts for two weeks. A two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Kathy's other well-known hits include 'Goin' Gone,' 'Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses' and the Grammy-winning 'Where've You Been.'
In addition to Kathy's upcoming CD this year, later this month, on April 24, Sugar Hill will release 'Nashville, Vol. 1: Tear the Woodpile Down,' by Marty Stuart, who co-produced the 'Coal' collection. One of the most successful independent labels for more than 30 years, Sugar Hill specializes in bluegrass, roots and Americana releases from a wide variety of artists.