Juice Newton

Born Feb 18, 1952

Judy Kay "Juice" Newton is an American Pop music and Country singer, songwriter and guitarist. To date, Newton has received five Grammy Award nominations in the Pop and Country Best Female Vocalist categories (winning once in 1983), as well as an ACM Award for Top New Female Artist and two Billboard Female Album Artist of the Year awards (won consecutively).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Juice Newton.


1952 Birth Newton was born on February 18, 1952, in Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States, and graduated from First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. … Read More


1977 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 1977, Newton went solo and continued to record for Capitol, although Silver Spur would remain the name of her backup band until 1982. … Read More
In 1978, Newton released the song in the United States, and it became the first of her 11 "Hot 100" pop hits.
1979 27 Years Old Capitol's investment in Newton began to pay off in 1979, when Newton had her first Top-40 Country hit with "Let's Keep It That Way" (another one-off single). … Read More
1980 28 Years Old The latter became Newton's second top-40 single on the country charts in 1980, with "You Fill My Life" reaching No. 41 and "Until Tonight" reaching No. 42. … Read More
1981 29 Years Old In 1981, Newton's third solo album, simply titled Juice, was released. It spawned three consecutive Top-10 pop hits: a cover of the 1967 Merrilee Rush hit "Angel of the Morning" (written by Chip Taylor); "Queen of Hearts"; and an updated version of "The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)" (the original version appeared on the 1975 Silver Spur debut album), which earned Newton the first of several No. 1 Country singles. … Read More


In 1982, Newton received two Grammy nominations for Best Female Vocalist: one for "Angel of the Morning" in the Pop category, and another for "Queen of Hearts" in Country. … Read More
1983 - 1984 2 More Events
1985 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Newton had always been moderately popular in country music; she responded to her waning popularity in the pop market by targeting her next album, 1985's Old Flame, solely to country audiences. … Read More
1988 36 Years Old Newton returned to the Top 10 in 1988 with "Tell Me True" from her 1987 album Emotion. … Read More


1994 42 Years Old In 1994, Newton contributed the track "Lovers of One Day" to a Edith Piaf tribute album which also included songs by Pat Benatar and Donna Summer.
1995 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, Newton recorded a double-album of pop duets (which was slated to be sold via infomercial), but the project was riddled with legal issues, resulting in a low-impact, "accidental" release of the "Platinum & Gold" series of duets in the early 2000s (the CD set was released without Newton's permission). … Read More
1998 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Newton released "The Trouble with Angels", a collection of seven re-recorded hits and three new songs, including the single "When I Get Over You".


2003 - 2007 3 More Events
2009 57 Years Old On August 6, 2009, Newton's longtime musical partner Otha Young died of cancer. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old On October 26, 2010, Newton's Duets: Friends & Memories album was released by Fuel 2000. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old On July 26, 2011, Fuel 2000 released Juice Newton: The Ultimate Hits Collection, which included her own version of the Carpenters' 1978 hit "Sweet Sweet Smile".


2012 60 Years Old On May 7, 2012, BGO Records issued a two-CD set containing Newton's three 1970s Capitol albums: "Come To Me", "Well Kept Secret" and "Take Heart". … Read More
2016 64 Years Old In the 2016 film Deadpool, Juice Newton's version of "Angel of The Morning" was used for the opening credits montage.
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