The Most Famous Band/Artist From Every State

South Dakota: Shawn Colvin

Solo artist Shawn Colvin enjoyed considerable success during the ’90s. In 1991, her album Steady On led to her winning a Grammy for the Best Contemporary Folk Album. In 1998, she won two Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Colvin was excellent in tapping into nostalgic folksy vibes from prior decades. She was born in Vermillion, South Dakota.

Delaware: George Thorogood

While George Thorogood isn’t a mainstream name, there’s a good chance you’ve heard his music before. A fixture in the blues rock scene, Thorogood is responsible for such hits “Bad to the Bone”, “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”, and “I Drink Alone”. A wizard both vocally and on the guitar, Thorogood is unquestionably the most influential musician hailing from Delaware. The 68-year-old hails from the town of Wilmington.

Montana: Reggie Watts

If you’re a fan of The Late Late Show with James Corden, you likely have seen Watts and his gregarious personality. Watts is highly creative — a trait completely seen through his music gifts. The 46-year-old can play multiple instruments, and is proficient in both traditional singing as well as rapping. Though born in Germany, Watts grew up in Great Falls, Montana.

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