LeAnn Rimes is an internationally multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. Globally, she has sold more than 44 million units, won two Grammy® Awards; twelve Billboard Music Awards; two World Music Awards; three Academy of Country Music Awards; one Country Music Association Award and one Dove Award. At age 14, Rimes won Best New Artist making her the youngest recipient of a Grammy®. She released her 16th studio RCA UK/Thirty Tigers album, Remnants in 2017. The album debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Independent Album Chart and peaked at #3 on iTunes® overall charts in its first week and garnered two #1 Billboard Dance hits with “Long Live Love,” “LovE is LovE is LovE” and one Top 5 hit with “Love Line.”
Rimes had her first national hit at age 13 with the 1996 release of “Blue,” which remained at the #1 spot on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart for more than three months. 2016 marked the 20th anniversary of her debut album, Blue. Out of the 54 charting singles she has released throughout her expansive career, Rimes’ song “How Do I Live,” continues to rank at #4 on Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time: Hot 100 Songs,” and it holds the record for being the second longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Fifteen of her multi-genre singles are top-10 hits, including “Can't Fight the Moonlight,” which went #1 in 11 countries.
The multi-platinum selling artist had a hand in writing every song on her 2007 studio album entitled, Family, including the #1 dance club single “What I Cannot Change," and “Nothin' Better to Do.” The latter was the first song in Billboard chart history to simultaneously peak on the country, AC and dance club charts. Both songs garnered Grammy® nominations. Her critically acclaimed Spitfire came in 2013 and debuted at #9 on Billboard’s Top Country Album chart and #4 on iTunes®. The following year, Dance Like You Don’t Give A....Greatest Hits Remixes skyrocketed to #1 on the iTunes® Dance chart. In 2015, Rimes released her third Christmas album Today is Christmas, which includes the #2 most played new Christmas song of the year, her duet with Gavin DeGraw “Celebrate Me Home.”
Rimes has long-supported a variety of charity organizations including the National Psoriasis Foundation, DAV (Disabled American Veterans), The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, Stand Up For Kids, as well as The Trevor Project. She was the recipient of the American Country Music (ACM) Humanitarian Award and in 2017, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) honored her with the “Ally of Equality Award” for her 20 years of work supporting the LGBTQ community.