Kylie Adams-Collier is an award winning Kross Kut Records Australian songwriter, festival host and national radio broadcaster with Good Morning Country on the community radio network.
Kylie has recorded five albums including three solo albums in her colourful thirty year singing career.
Awards for Little Stone album:
Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards winner: Best New Talent for "On a Sandstone Ridge."
Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards runner up : Best Female artist for "On a Sandstone Ridge."
Brumby Awards Winner: Heritage Song of the Year: " Montevideo Maru 1942."
Finals in the Stan Coaster Australia Memorial Bush Ballad Awards for Best New Talent : "On a Sandstone Ridge."
Australian Songwriters Association National Songwriting Awards shortlist:Australian section for "Best Friend 'round The Block."
2018 Traditional Country Music Awards of Australia top 10 album.
Tamworth Songwriters Association Songwriting Awards semi finalist for Bluegrass : " Moonshine"
Tamworth Songwriters Association Songwriting Awards for Heritage: " Montevideo Maru 1942."
Awards for Sweet Dreams 'til Morning album:
Tamworth Songwriter's Association Salute Awards runner up for Gospel Song of the year for "Waiting For Heaven to Rain" duet with Justin Standley.
Tamworth Songwriter's Association Salute Awards Semi Finalist:
Gospel Song of The Year for "Sweet Dreams 'Til Morning".
Kylie's first recording was two albums with the
"Snow Leopards" on Waterfront Records in early nineties.
Solo albums followed with "Bellingen Says Goodnight" produced by Brendan Gallagher "Sweet Dreams 'til Morning" produced by Gary Brown then Kylie's latest album “Little Stone," produced by Lindsay
Waddington on Kross Kut Records.
Single releases from her latest album Little Stone: “Younger in Urunga,” “Montevideo Maru 1942,” “Hook, Line and Sinker” and “On a Sandstone Ridge” have all reached the Country Songs Top 40 Australian Airplay Chart and the Tasmanian Top 30 Country Music charts.
“Little Stone” has twelve unique original tracks that feature top Australian musicians Lindsay Waddington, Lawrie Minson, Hugh Curtis, Michel Rose, Tony Wagner, Rob O’Sullivan and Tyson Colman.
Growing up in Bellingen, northern NSW, Kylie’s creative roots shine through in her rich portrayal of Australian life and history. Kylie’s writing is influenced by people she meets, their stories and the Australian landscape.
Kylie started writing songs from a very early age. She grew up in a musical house hold and was strongly influenced by her family’s love of Australian poets including CJ Dennis, Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson and Mary Gilmore.
Kylie’s singing career kicked off in the late eighties, singing in bars in Sydney’s inner west. She recorded two albums with the Snow Leopards on Waterfront Records which lead to tours in the early nineties. Since then Kylie has sung in many line ups and has supported such acts as Mental as Anything, Richard Clapton, Beccy Cole, Justin Standley and many more.
Kylie’s song writing has also
been described as different, memorable, rich, colourful and a painter of words.