"My songs emerge from my life, or wherever they do, unbidden and unplanned and completely on a schedule of their own."

  • Born David Van Cortlandt Crosby on Aug. 14, 1941, in Los Angeles, California. 
  • Released in 1969, David Crosby's first album with Crosby, Stills & Nash was an immediate hit, peaking at No. 6 on the Billboard 200. The album featured the Top 30 hits "Marrakesh Express" and "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes." In 1972 he partnered with Graham Nash for Graham Nash/David Crosby, which peaked at No. 4.
  • David Crosby shared Bew New Artist honors as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash at the 12th GRAMMY Awards.
  • Did you know? Crosby also received a Best New Artist GRAMMY nomination for 1965 as a member of the Byrds.
  • Crosby was the first-ever recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award in 1991. He was among the performers at the Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Bob Dylan in 2016. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.

David Crosby

"My songs emerge from my life, or wherever they do, unbidden and unplanned and completely on a schedule of their own."

  • Born David Van Cortlandt Crosby on Aug. 14, 1941, in Los Angeles, California. 
  • Released in 1969, David Crosby's first album with Crosby, Stills & Nash was an immediate hit, peaking at No. 6 on the Billboard 200. The album featured the Top 30 hits "Marrakesh Express" and "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes." In 1972 he partnered with Graham Nash for Graham Nash/David Crosby, which peaked at No. 4.
  • David Crosby shared Bew New Artist honors as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash at the 12th GRAMMY Awards.
  • Did you know? Crosby also received a Best New Artist GRAMMY nomination for 1965 as a member of the Byrds.
  • Crosby was the first-ever recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award in 1991. He was among the performers at the Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Bob Dylan in 2016. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.

GRAMMY Award Results for David Crosby

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Nominations
Best Country Vocal Collaboration
Teach Your Children
 
Nominations
Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Group
CSN (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Deja Vu (Album)
 
Wins
Best New Artist Of The Year
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Crosby, Stills And Nash
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By A Group
Crosby, Stills And Nash
 
Nominations
Best New Artist