Entertainment Music Rhonda Vincent Share PINTEREST Email Print Rhonda Vincent. photo: Frank Micelotta / Getty Images Music Folk Music Top Artists Top Picks Rock Music Pop Music Alternative Music Classical Music Country Music Rap & Hip Hop Rhythm & Blues World Music Punk Music Heavy Metal Jazz Latin Music Oldies Learn More By Kim Ruehl Kim Ruehl is a folk music writer whose writing has appeared in Billboard, West Coast Performer, and NPR. She is also the Community Manager for the folk music magazine NoDepression. our editorial process Kim Ruehl Updated March 17, 2017 Description of Rhonda Vincent's Music: Bluegrass Comparisons: Rhonda Vincent is a serious force to be reckoned with in the bluegrass world. People interested in Rhonda's work might also enjoy Alison Krauss, Hazel Dickens and Gillian Welch. Recommended CDs by Rhonda Vincent: Ragin' Live (Rounder, 2004)All American Bluegrass Girl (Rounder, 2006)One Step Ahead (Rounder, 2003) Trivia Fact About Rhonda Vincent: Rhonda Vincent recorded her first single, "Mule Skinner Blues." when she was eight years old. Rhonda Vincent Biography: Rhonda Vincent was born in 1962 in Missouri and began playing music with her family when she was just a child. As a young girl, she started learning mandolin and fiddle. Several years later, she appeared on TNN's You Can Be a Star, and then set out to make it on her own. After attempting to crossover into contemporary country, Vincent went back to her roots with an album called Back Home Again (Rounder, 2000). She's received dozens IBMA and SPBGMA awards and nominations through the years, including Entertainer of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year. Since recording her first single at the age of eight, Vincent has recorded 24 albums, worked with Dolly Parton, George Jones, Faith Hill and others, received over 40 awards, and was dubbed "The New Queen of Bluegrass" by the Wall Street Journal.