Country Pop Bites: LeAnn Rimes – December 14
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1997 LeAnn Rimes made her acting debut in the ABC-TV movie "Holiday In Your Heart"?
It's true! Bernadette Peters played fictitious Grand Ole Opry star Faith Shawn.
Check out this LeAnn Rimes video.
Here are 5 interesting facts about LeAnn Rimes.
- Her real name is Margaret LeAnn Rimes.
- When she was five, she entered and won her first song and dance competition singing Getting To Know You.
- Her big break came when she was singing the national anthem at a Dallas Cowboys football game. A local disc jockey found the voice to record his song, Blue - a tune he'd written 40 years earlier for Patsy Cline.
- Her musical influences include Reba McEntire, Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Barbra Streisand, Wynonna and Bette Midler.
- Her favorite Actors and Actresses are Kevin Costner and Andrew Keegan along with Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Bullock, Shirley MacLaine and Audrey Hepburn.