Lee Ann Womack
About Lee Ann Womack
Country singer-songwriter Lee Ann Womack first fell in love with music as a child, when her father, a radio DJ, let her choose records to play on air.
∙ Tammy Wynette was so moved by Womack’s haunting vocals on the 1997 track “Never Again, Again” that she volunteered to write and record demos for her.
∙ Her signature hit, “I Hope You Dance,” won the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Country Song and was included on the Recording Industry Association of America’s list of the Songs of the Century.
∙ In 2002, CMT ranked her among the 40 Greatest Women of Country Music.
∙ She won a Grammy Award in 2003 for her duet with childhood hero Willie Nelson on “Mendocino County Line,” a signature moment that she said she would cherish forever.
∙ With a sound that paid homage to classic country, her fifth LP, 2005’s There’s More Where That Came From, won the Country Music Association’s Album of the Year award.
∙ In 2018, Womack joined country luminaries Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire as a recipient of the ASCAP Golden Note Award in celebration of her extraordinary career.
BORNAugust 19, 1966