Lee Ann Womack
61st Annual GRAMMY Awards
Best Americana Album
The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone
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Through the 65th GRAMMY Awards
"I don't sing country music because I'm not capable of singing other kinds of music; I sing it because I think it's the most beautiful kind of music there is."
- Born Aug. 19, 1966, in Jacksonville, Texas
- Womack achieved her commercial breakthrough came with her third studio album, 2000's I Hope You Dance, which reached No. 16 on the Billboard 200. In 1999 she scored her first Top 40 hit with "I'll Think Of A Reason Later."
- The country singer/songwriter earned her first career GRAMMY for 2002 for Best Country Collaborations With Vocals for "Mendocino County Line" with Willie Nelson.
- Before her recording career, she interned at the A&R department of MCA Records in Nashville.
- In 2013 Womack participated in a panel discussion at the GRAMMY Museum titled The Drop: Divided & United — Music of the Civil War. Following the discussion, Womack performed along with fellow panelists Chris Hillman and John Doe.
- During a tour in 2010 with Reba McEntire and George Strait, Womack joined forces with General Mills and international humanitarian organization CARE to raise money in support of economic and educational opportunities for women in Malawi.