Musicians come and go and so does their music. But there are some musicians who come and make a home within all of us, as LeeAnn Rimes. Born in 1982, LeeAnn Rimes is an American singer, songwriter, actress and an author. She rose to fame at an early age of 13 and since then her works both in music and books is cherished by millions all over the globe. To celebrate LeeAnn Rimes’s birthday, here are glimpses of her top five songs to have staked her a place in the country music industry.
Her first debut Blue ranked her the youngest music star since Tina Tucker. "Blue" helped 13-year-old Rimes storm onto the country music scene. Although, Blue is believed to have written Blue for Patsy Cline which songwriter Bill Mack denies, her soulful voice is undeniable.
One Way Ticket (Because I can)
Still remaining the number 1 single, One Way Ticket was written by Judy Rodman and Keith Hinton, this poppy and upbeat single is a relish for music lovers.
I Need You
Rimes was an avid believer Rimes and frequently recorded songs rooted in her faith. I Need You was one such release. I Need You stayed on the Billboard charts for 25 weeks, and firmly established Rimes as a country-pop crossover.
How Do I live
Musicians record songs for movies every now and then How Do I Live was surprisingly intended to be a single from the soundtrack for the 1997 Nicolas Cage film Con Air . In 1998, it was however later re-recorded by Trisha Yearwood which made Yearwood took home the Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for the song. Rimes was also nominated in the same category.
Can't Fight the Moonlight
Yet another soundtrack Rimes wrote for a movie. However Can’t Fight the Moonlight got featured in the movie Coyote Ugly which gathered her a whole new crowd of Rimes fans. Can’t Fight the Moonlight was released on Aug. 1, 2000, and by November, it had already been certified platinum. Fans who have seen the movie will also remember the cameo scene in the movie.