LeAnn Rimes

Singer + Songwriter + Actress
Born Aug 28, 1982

Margaret LeAnn Rimes is an American country/pop singer. She is known for her rich vocals and her rise to fame as an eight-year-old champion on the original Ed McMahon version of Star Search, followed by the release of the Bill Mack song "Blue" when she was 13 to become the youngest country music star since Tanya Tucker in 1972.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of LeAnn Rimes.


1982 Birth Born on August 28, 1982.
1990 7 Years Old Billboard ranked her 17th artist of the 1990–2000 decade. … Read More
1991 8 Years Old …  She released three albums between 1991 and 1996. … Read More


1994 - 1996 3 More Events
With the album's success, Rimes received many major industry awards. In 1997 at 14 years old she became the youngest person to win a Grammy, for Best New Artist and Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Blue". … Read More
1998 - 1999 3 More Events
In 2000, Rimes would make her full crossover into pop music.
2002 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2002, Rimes reissued the I Need You album with nine of the songs originally released on the album, an extended version of the song You Are, the song "Light the Fire Within", which she sang at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, and four bonus remixes. … Read More


2004 - 2005 4 More Events
In 2006, Rimes recorded a cover version of Barbara Mandrell's "If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don't Want to Be Right)", for a tribute album to Mandrell's career titled, She Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool: A Tribute to Barbara Mandrell. … Read More
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2007, Rimes released her ninth studio album, Family. … Read More
In 2008, Rimes toured with Kenny Chesney where she opened every show on his 2008 Poets and Pirates Tour, along with other artists on select dates such as Brooks & Dunn, Keith Urban, Sammy Hagar, Gary Allan, Big & Rich, and Luke Bryan.
In 2009, Rimes published What I Cannot Change along with song co-writer, Darrell Brown.
Despite singing new material at several live shows earlier in the year, it was announced, on May 24, 2010 by Rimes via her Twitter account, that her new studio album would be a cover album of country songs, titled Lady & Gentlemen. … Read More
2011 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Rimes and Cibrian wed on April 22, 2011, at a private home in California. … Read More


2014 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 25, 2014, Rimes sang the national anthem at the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500.
2015 32 Years Old Today Is Christmas, Rimes’ most recent holiday album, was released on October 16, 2015, as a full album rather than an EP.
2016 33 Years Old Rimes released a new single, "The Story", on 24 June 2016 in the UK. … Read More
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