Carly Simon born in 1945 became an amazing singer song writer during her long career. She won the Best New Artist at the 1972 Grammy Awards for her album Called Carly Simon. In 1974 she married singer song writer James Taylor and they divorced in 1988.
Grammy Award nominations
|1972||Best Pop Female Vocalist||"That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be"||Nomination|
|1972||Best New Artist||Carly Simon||Won|
|1973||Best Pop Female Vocalist||"Anticipation"||Nomination|
|1974||Best Pop Female Vocalist||"You're So Vain"||Nomination|
|1974||Record of the Year||"You're So Vain"||Nomination|
|1976||Best Album Package||"Playing Possum"||Nomination*|
|1978||Best Pop Female Vocalist||"Nobody Does It Better"||Nomination|
|1978||Song of the Year||"Nobody Does It Better"||Nomination*|
|1979||Best Pop Female Vocalist||"You Belong to Me"||Nomination|
|1979||Best Album Package||Boys in the Trees||Won*|
In the UK here first single success was in 1972 with You're So Vain a song that has confused millions for years. Just who was she singing about? Well it was eventually told to be NBC President Dick Ebersol.