"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.

 

Lee Ann Womack

"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.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Lee Ann Womack

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Nominations
Best Country Solo Performance
Chances Are
 
Nominations
Best Country Album
The Way I'm Livin'
 
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Solitary Thinkin'
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Everything But Quits
Best Country Album
Call Me Crazy
 
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Last Call
 
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
I May Hate Myself In The Morning
 
Wins
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Mendocino County Line
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Something Worth Leaving Behind
 
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
I Hope You Dance (Track)
Best Country Album
I Hope You Dance (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
A Little Past Little Rock (Single)