Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2003 the state of Texas observed a holiday for this country music performer?

It's true! The day was deemed Lee Ann Womack Day!

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Lee Ann Womack.

  • As a child, she would often accompany her father, a disc jockey, to the radio station and help pick out records for him to play.
  • Her first single "Never Again, Again" was released in 1997.
  • She won the CMA Single of the Year for "I Hope You Dance," which was released in 2000 and was a crossover success on the pop and adult-contemporary charts.
  • Among her acting credits is a 2003 episode of The District, in which she played a popular singer who received death threats.
  • In 2005, she was nominated for six CMA awards and won three, including Musical Event of the Year for her collaboration with George Strait on "Good News, Bad News."