"Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading", Order of the British Empire/MBE is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist. Armatrading is a three-time Grammy Award-nominee and has been nominated twice for BRIT Awards as Best Female Artist. She also received an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contemporary Song Collection in 1996. In a recording career spanning 40 years, she has released a total of 18 studio albums, as well as several live albums and compilations.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Joan Armatrading on Wikipedia.