LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes is one of the most unusual success stories in country music. It's not a genre that really caters to child stars, but Rimes shot to overnight stardom at the age of 13 in 1996 with the release of 'Blue.' She also became the youngest artist ever to win a Grammy, taking home both Best New Artist and Best Female Country Performance. Rimes has gone on to an unusually varied career, scoring subsequent hits in country, and also crossing over to pop, releasing different material internationally than in the U.S. and essentially conducting two parallel careers at once. She is also an author and actor, and a frequent tabloid target; her lawsuit against Curb Records, as well as her divorce and subsequent re-marriage, made headlines all over the world. Rimes is widely regarded as one of the strongest female vocalists in country music.

  • Birth Name: Margaret LeAnn Rimes
  • Top Songs: ‘Blue,’ ‘How Do I Live,’ ‘I Need You’
  • Did You Know? When she was eight years old, Rimes competed on ‘Star Search,’ where she reigned for one week.
  • Further Reading: Top 10 Country Child Stars


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LeAnn Rimes Adopts a Dog
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When actor Eddie Cibrian flashes his pearly white smile, nearly every woman turns her head --especially his wife, LeAnn Rimes. Cibrian and Rimes tied the knot in April 2011, after much speculation that the two celebs had an affair. Regardless of how everything went down, Rimes and Cibrian are a stro…
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs – LeAnn Rimes, ‘Blue’
Watch as the emcee of this talent show does a double-take just a few notes into Kortney Jean's rendition of 'Blue' by LeAnn Rimes. He turns from his stereo and looks over the rims of his glasses as if to say, "Daaaang girl!" The 7-year-old's performance is truly…
LeAnn Rimes’ ‘Family’ Turns 5
LeAnn Rimes had tried her hand at songwriting prior to recording 'Family,' but her influence was never as strong as it is on this album, which was released five years ago today (Oct. 9, 2012). Rimes is listed as the first writer of all 12 of the songs released on the standard edition of her ninth re…

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