K.T. Oslin, Grammy-Winning Country Star, Dies at 78
K.T. Oslin, a three-time Grammy-winning country singer and songwriter, died on Monday after battling Parkinson’s Disease and being diagnosed with COVID-19 last week, according to The Rolling Stone. She was 78.
Oslin won a trio of Grammys in the late 1980s for her songs “80s Ladies” and “Hold Me.” She took home best country vocal performance by a female for “80s Ladies” in 1988, then won the same award and best country song for “Hold Me” in 1989.
At the Country Music Awards, she was named the 1988 female vocalist of the year, and “80s Ladies” earned the song of the year award. It was the first time a female songwriter took home the prestigious honor.
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