One critic said its sound was "rather untraditional" and "likely [to] change quite a few ...minds about bluegrass." and was included on the Buffy soundtrack in 1999.It was her first album to rise onto the Billboard charts, peaking in the top seventy-five on the country chart.The album also was a notable point in her career as she earned her first Grammy Award, the single "Steel Rails" was her first single tracked by Billboard, and the title single "I've Got That Old Feeling" was the first song for which she recorded a music video.She has released fourteen albums, appeared on numerous soundtracks, and helped renew interest in bluegrass music in the United States.
As of 2018, she has won 27 Grammy Awards from 42 nominations, making her the most awarded living recipient, second only to classical conductor Georg Solti, who holds the record for most wins with 31. Her father was a German immigrant who came to the United States in 1952 and taught his native language.
She also collaborated on a project with the Cox Family in 1994, a bluegrass album called I Know Who Holds Tomorrow.
Mandolin and guitar player Dan Tyminski replaced Tim Stafford in Union Station in 1994.
Her next solo release in 1999, Forget About It, included one of her two tracks to appear on the Billboard adult contemporary chart, "Stay".
The album was certified gold and charted within the top seventy-five of the Billboard 200 and in the top five of the country chart.