Tracy Chapman net worth: Why it took 35 years for 'Fast Car' to win?
Tracy Chapman’s song ‘Fast Car’ is finally getting its due after 35 years of its release.
At the CMA Awards in Nashville, her song won both song and single of the year.
Chapman is the first black songwriter to win Song of the Year in the CMA Awards’ 57-year history.
‘Fast Car’ was released in 1988 as the lead single from Chapman's self-titled debut album.
It became a hit after she performed it at Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Concert at Wembley Stadium.
The CMA Awards recognized a cover version by Luke Combs, which reached number 2 in the US this year.
Combs’ cover version is also expected to get a Grammy nomination for Record Of The Year.
59-year-old Tracy Chapman’s net worth in 2023 is estimated at around $6 million.
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