Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2001 the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment for the Arts cited 365 Songs of the Century, including more than 50 country titles?

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It’s true!  Among them: Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance," featuring The Sons Of The Desert. Check out the video.

Here are 5 little known facts about Lee Ann Womack.

  • She is shorter than you might think… she only stands at 5’1’’.
  • Lee Ann was named Miss Nashville in a 1988 beauty contest.
  • A few of her musical influences include: Dolly Parton, Ray Price, Bob Wills, Ricky Skaggs, Reba McEntire, Sharon White and Vince Gill.
  • She has two daughters – Aubrie and Anna Lise.
  • She has been married twice. She is currently married to Frank Liddell and was previously married to Jason Sellers.