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Lee Ann Womack

Lee Ann Womack

MCA Nashville

Lee Ann Womack Facts:

Name: Lee Ann Womack
Birthdate: August 19, 1966
Birth place: Jacksonville, TX
Height: 5 ft. 1 in.
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Marital Status: Married to Frank Liddell, a former record exec., in November 1999. She was previously married to singer Jason Sellers in 1991; they divorced in 1997.
Children: Daughters, Aubrie, and Anna Lise

Record label:

MCA Nashville

Little known fact:

Lee Ann was named Miss Nashville in a 1988 beauty contest.

Musical Influences:

Dolly Parton, Ray Price, Bob Wills, Ricky Skaggs, Reba McEntire, Sharon White, Vince Gill, Tony Brown, George Strait, Alan Jackson, and also Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.

Quote:

"A singer's job is to interpret the lyric -- and that's more than just getting the melody and pitch. You want to be able to sing a song and have people watch and feel like there's dimension to whatever you're singing about."

Awards:

ACM Awards:
Top New Female (1997)
Single Of The Year (with Sons Of The Desert) - "I Hope You Dance"
Song Of The Year (with Sons Of The Desert) - "I Hope You Dance"
Vocal Event (with Willie Nelson) - "Mendocino County Line"

CMA Awards:
Single Of The Year - "I Hope You Dance" (with Sons Of The Desert) (2000)
Song Of The Year - "I Hope You Dance" (with Sons Of The Desert) (2000)

Grammy Award:
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for "Mendocino County Line" with Willie Nelson (2002)

Billboard Top 10 Singles:

"The Fool" (No. 2, 1997)
"You've Got To Talk To Me" (No. 2, 1997)
"I'll Think Of A Reason Later" (No. 2, 1999)
"I Hope You Dance" (No. 1, 2000)
"Ashes by Now" (No. 4, 2001)
"I May Hate Myself in the Morning" (No. 10, 2005)

Discography:

  • Lee Ann Womack - 1997 Compare Prices
  • Some Things I Know - 1998 Compare Prices
  • I Hope You Dance - 2000 Compare Prices
  • Something Worth Leaving Behind - 2002 Compare Prices
  • The Season For Romance - 2002 Compare Prices
  • Greatest Hits - 2004 Compare Prices
  • There's More Where That Came From - 2005 Compare Prices
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