This picture of a cute country kid is a little deceiving. She doesn't have platinum blonde hair any longer, in fact her modern style couldn't be further from the fashions this little darling is sporting in a picture from the early to mid-80s. Do you recognize this future country star? 

Perhaps you'd have a better chance of guessing the successful newcomer if she were standing alongside her partner. They wouldn't meet until both arrived in Nashville over 15 years ago. So, are you gonna guess who or not (hint, hint)? Click the button below to find out and to see more pictures of country singers as kids.