Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966, in Jacksonville, Texas) is a country music artist who may best be known for her 2000 crossover hit, "I Hope You Dance".
Her 1997 self-titled debut album brought her onto the country music scene as a herald of a more neotraditional country music sound, in a genre that had begun to sound more pop-oriented with the likes of Rimes?, Faith Hill and Shania Twain topping the charts. The hits from that first album were "Never Again, Again", "The Fool" and "You've Got To Talk To Me."
Her second album, 1998's Some Things I Know, brought us "A Little Past Little Rock", "(Now You See Me) Now You Don't" and "I'll Think Of A Reason Later", while her third and possibly most successful album to date, 2000's I Hope You Dance, featured, along with the award-winning aforementioned title cut (to which Sons of the Desert supplied the backing vocals) also featured the hits "Why They Call It Falling" and "Does My Ring Burn Your Finger" as well as covers of the 1...
|years active||1997 - present|
|music genre||Country Music|