One of the most beloved female country artists of all time.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 16
LeAnn Rimes has sold more than 40 million albums, won two Grammy Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. Rimes is the youngest recipient of a Grammy Award and was also the first country recording artist to win in the "Best New Artist" category. Rimes has placed 42 singles on the "Billboard Hot Country Songs" chart, 13 of which are top-10 hits, and has scored numerous hit singles in her career, including "Can't Fight the Moonlight" which went #1 in 11 countries, and "How Do I Live," which is the second longest charting song ever on the "Billboard Hot 100" chart. Having released more than ten studio albums, three compilation albums and two greatest hits albums in her illustrious career, Rimes released her most personal album yet, Spitfire, in spring 2013.
Rimes is as an accomplished actress and author, including writing two children's books, "Jag" and "Jag's New Friend," as well as the novel, "Holiday in Your Heart" and the inspirational book "What I Cannot Change." LeAnn has long-supported a variety of charity organizations including advocating for the National Psoriasis Foundation, The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes and StandUp For Kids. She most recently began work with The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.