Brandi Carlile Title: American singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is an American singer-songwriter whose music spans many genres, including folk rock, classic rock, and alternative country. As of 2021, Brandi had released seven studio albums, earning 25 grammy nominations. She is also an activist and philanthropist. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.