In April 2015, veteran singer-songwriter Lori McKenna signed with a new management company. They asked her to do something she hadn’t done before: put her goals on paper.
At the top of the list? “I wrote down ‘I want to win a Grammy,’” she says.
“Not even a year goes by and I won a Grammy,” she adds, amazement still in her voice. She claimed the trophy for country song for co-writing Little Big Town’s juggernaut single, “Girl Crush,” with Hillary Lindsey and Liz Rose. The hit also netted her a Country Music Assn. award for song of the year.
McKenna is again nominated for a CMA...