Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She has released many chart-topping albums and singles over the course of her career, and has won 12 Grammys and numerous other awards.

In addition to her work as a solo artist and bandleader, both as an interpreter of other composers' works and as a singer-songwriter, she is a sought-after backing vocalist and duet partner, working with numerous other artists including Gram ParsonsJohn DenverLinda RonstadtDolly PartonRoy OrbisonThe BandMark KnopflerGuy ClarkWillie NelsonBob Dylan,Rodney CrowellNeil Young and Steve Earle.