Leann Rimes Live In Branson
Country music fans, enjoy Leann Rimes at the Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri! This country starlet amazes with her famous hits and pop-country crossover music. Audiences like singing along to her catchy pop tunes or and listening to her soulful sounds. LeAnn Rimes has something for everyone! Sing, dance, and tap along with some of her greatest songs like, "Blue" and "Hurt Me." It's a performance you won't forget.
Born in Jackson, Mississippi, when Rimes was six, her family moved to Garland, Texas, where she enrolled in vocal and dance lessons and began performing in local talent shows. She went on to appear on the television show, "Star Search," and gained popularity. Releasing her first album in 1991 and two more between 1991 and 1996, LeAnn was discovered by Bill Mack, and her career hit the mainstream in July of 1996.
"Blue" was released in 1996 to much critical acclaim. In its first week, the album sold 123,000 copies, and peaked at number one on the Top Country Albums and number three on the Billboard 200. From 1997 to 2001, she cultivated much success in crossing over into the pop genre and brought together a compilation of songs in the album titled, "Unchained Melody." Following that success, she released several studio albums and became a household name and a star in the industry.
Awards & Accolades
Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Female Vocalist
Academy of Country Music Award for Single of the Year ("Blue")
Grammy Award for Best New Artist
American Music Award for Favorite New Artist
Country Music Association Horizon Award
CMT Music Award Collaborative Video of the Year for "Til We Ain't Strangers Anymore" with Bon Jovi
GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for "Ready for a Miracle"
Academy of Country Music Award Humanitarian Award