"Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best."

  • Born Loretta Webb April 14, 1935, in Butcher Holler, Kentucky
     
  • Released in 1962 via Decca Records, "Success" was Loretta Lynn's first song to hit the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Singles chart. Her first album to be certified gold was 1967's Don't Come Home A Drinkin'.
     
  • Lynn won her first career GRAMMY for 1971 for Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group for "After The Fire Is Gone" with Conway Twitty.
     
  • Lynn's 1970 single, "Coal Miner's Daughter," was her first to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 83. In 1980 the biopic Coal Miner's Daughter told the story of the country singer/songwriter on the silver screen. Sissy Spacek won an Academy Award for best actress for her portrayal of Lynn.
     
  • In 2010 Lynn received a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. She was also honored at the second GRAMMYs Salute to Country Music that same year. "Coal Miner's Daughter" became her first recording inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in 1998.
     
  • In 2007 the country legend was a recipient of The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter's Recording Academy Honors Award. The event benefited The Recording Academy's professional education programs and MusiCares' philanthropic efforts in the Nashville area.

 

Loretta Lynn

"Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best."

  • Born Loretta Webb April 14, 1935, in Butcher Holler, Kentucky
     
  • Released in 1962 via Decca Records, "Success" was Loretta Lynn's first song to hit the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Singles chart. Her first album to be certified gold was 1967's Don't Come Home A Drinkin'.
     
  • Lynn won her first career GRAMMY for 1971 for Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group for "After The Fire Is Gone" with Conway Twitty.
     
  • Lynn's 1970 single, "Coal Miner's Daughter," was her first to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 83. In 1980 the biopic Coal Miner's Daughter told the story of the country singer/songwriter on the silver screen. Sissy Spacek won an Academy Award for best actress for her portrayal of Lynn.
     
  • In 2010 Lynn received a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. She was also honored at the second GRAMMYs Salute to Country Music that same year. "Coal Miner's Daughter" became her first recording inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in 1998.
     
  • In 2007 the country legend was a recipient of The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter's Recording Academy Honors Award. The event benefited The Recording Academy's professional education programs and MusiCares' philanthropic efforts in the Nashville area.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Loretta Lynn

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Nominations
Best Country Album
Full Circle
 
Wins
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award - 2010
 
Wins
Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Portland Oregon
Best Country Album
Van Lear Rose
Nominations
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
Miss Being Mrs.
Best Country Song
Miss Being Mrs.
Best Country Song
Portland Oregon
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Collaboration
Silver Threads And Golden Needles (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Collaboration
Honky Tonk Angels' Medley (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
Dynamic Duo (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
The Letter (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
The Pill (Single)
Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
Feelins' (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
One's On The Way (Single)
Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
Lead Me On (Album)
 
Wins
Best Country Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group
After The Fire Is Gone
 
Nominations
Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Female
Don't Come Home A Drinkin'