Country Pop Bites: Kellie Coffey – April 22
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1971 Kellie Coffey was born in Moore, Oklahoma?
It's true! She debuted in 2002 with the "Breathe"-like ballad "When You Lie Next To Me," earning a nomination at the American Music Awards for favorite new country artist.
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Kellie Coffey.
- She was born April 22, 1971 in Moore, Oklahoma.
- She became a regular singer after performing on the Oklahoma Opry at age nine, and participated in various musicals while attending the University of Oklahoma.
- She attended the same high school as Toby Keith, only not during the same time frame.
- She has previously made music used by The Walt Disney Company and the television show Walker, Texas Ranger.
- She is married to songwriter Geoff Koch. They have a son, Jackson, who was born in November 2005, and a daughter, Maggie, born in May 2008.