Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2002 Jo Dee Messina notched her second platinum album?

It's true! It was for "Burn."

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Jo Dee Messina.

  • She has  two sisters, Terese and Marianne, and a brother, Vincent.
  • Her musical influences include Patsy Cline, Reba McEntire and The Judds.
  • By age 16 she was playing local clubs, singing while her brother and one sister provided backup on drums and guitar. The group continued performing until she graduated from high school.
  • She has worked various temp jobs, including computer programming and accounting, while entering talent contests around Nashville.
  • She became involved with the Special Olympics after stumbling across an event while jogging. She has become an ambassador and performs at Special Olympics events in order to increase attendance.