LeAnn Rimes

Singer, Actress
LeAnn Rimes took the country world by storm with her powerful vocals that drew comparisons to the work of legendary torch singer Patsy Cline. Her award-winning debut album, Blue (1996), coupled with an ... Read more »
Born: 08/27/1982 in Pearl, Mississippi, USA

Filmography

Actor (107)

Days of Our Lives 1965 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Austin City Limits 1974 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

CMA Country Christmas 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Performer

2014 CMT Music Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

American Country Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Performer

Good Intentions 2014 (Movie)

Pam (Actor)

LeAnn & Eddie 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Herself

Anger Management 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood Goes Country 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2003, 2005, 2013 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2013 (Tv Show)

Performer

20/20 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Re:Generation Music Project 2012 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The 45th Annual CMA Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

The American Giving Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

America's Got Talent 2011 (Tv Show)

Performer

CMA Country Christmas 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

Drop Dead Diva 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 44th Annual CMA Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular 2010 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Performer

The 43rd Annual CMA Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

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I Get That a Lot 2006 - 2009 (Tv Show)

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Live from Abbey Road 1998 - 1999, 2004 - 2009 (Tv Show)

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Love Monkey 2004 - 2009 (Tv Show)

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Moesha 1998 - 1999, 2004 - 2009 (Tv Show)

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Nashville Star 2004 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Host

Nora Roberts' Northern Lights 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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The 51st Annual Grammy Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

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Fashion Rocks 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

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The 41st Annual CMA Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

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CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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Dancing With the Stars 2007 (Tv Show)

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MTV Unplugged: Bon Jovi 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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The 40th Annual CMA Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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The BRICK Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

InStyle Celebrity Weddings 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2005 American Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

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Christmas in Washington 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

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A Kid Rock Christmas 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Blue Collar TV 2004 (Tv Show)

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CMA Music Festival 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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The 37th Annual CMA Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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100 Years of Hope and Humor 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

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American Dreams 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

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Elvis Lives 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

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Maxim Hot 100 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

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2002 Olympic Winter Games 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Our Country 2001 (Movie)

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The 28th Annual American Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The 34th Annual CMA Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

6th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

A Home For the Holidays 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

All Access: LeAnn Rimes 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Class of 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Coyote Ugly 2000 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Pixelon's i-Bash! 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 Billboard Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The WB Radio Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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CMA 40th: A Celebration 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Dill Scallion 1999 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Teen People's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1998 Billboard Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The 26th Annual American Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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VH1 Divas Live '99 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Christmas Time With Eddy Arnold 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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TNN Music City News Country Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The 14th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The 1997 Billboard Music Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The 1998 World Music Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The 25th Annual American Music Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The 40th Annual Grammy Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The All-American Thanksgiving Parade 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The Sound of the Grammys '98 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Barbara Walters Presents: 6 to Watch 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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CMT Labor Day Top 100 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Countryfest '97 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Fan Fair Phenomenon 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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LeAnn Rimes in Concert 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Opryland's Country Christmas 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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TNN Music City News Country Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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The 24th Annual American Music Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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The 39th Annual Grammy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Christmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Show)

Performer

Holiday in Your Heart (TV Show)

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Reel Love (TV Show)

Actor
Music (13)

Camille 2008 (Movie)

("Whatever We Wanna") (Song Performer)

Camille 2008 (Movie)

("Whatever We Wanna") (Song)

Evan Almighty 2007 (Movie)

("Ready For A Miracle") (Song Performer)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2007 (Tv Show)

Performer

American Dream Derby 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Theme Song

An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde 2003 (Movie)

("We Can") (Song Performer)

The 38th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Angel Eyes 2001 (Movie)

("You Are") (Song Performer)

Anywhere But Here 1999 (Movie)

("Leaving's Not Leaving") (Song Performer)

Quest for Camelot 1998 (Movie)

("Looking Through Your Eyes") (Song Performer)

Holiday in Your Heart (TV Show)

Song Performer

Jesus (TV Show)

Song Performer
Writer (1)

Holiday in Your Heart (TV Show)

Book as Source Material

Biography

LeAnn Rimes took the country world by storm with her powerful vocals that drew comparisons to the work of legendary torch singer Patsy Cline. Her award-winning debut album, Blue (1996), coupled with an irresistible Southern girl-next-door charm, earned Rimes much critical and commercial praise. The recording industry awarded the singer with the 1997 Grammy for Best New Artist, an honor that launched her successful crossover into pop music territory. Rimes churned out one memorable hit song after another, including the 1997 power ballad "How Do I Live" and the inspirational 2000 track "I Need You." Her career was also rocked by controversy, from a lawsuit she filed against her own father and record label in the early 2000s to a highly publicized extramarital affair with actor Eddie Cibrian, followed by a 2009 divorce from her husband of eight years. Through all her career highs and personal lows, however, Rimes always sang with great skill and conviction, making millions of fans believe in the power of her particular music.

Relationships

Eddie Cibrian Actor

Husband
Reportedly had an affair after meeting on the set of the Lifetime movie "Northern Lights" (2008) News of their affair first broke in March 2009, but they were seen together several times after They both separated from their spouses and began dating in August 2009 Engaged in December 2010 Married April 22, 2011 in a private ceremony in Malibu, CA

Andrew Keegan Actor

Companion
Began dating 1998 reportedly became engaged in early 2001 split in summer 2001

Wilbur Rimes

Father
Filed a lawsuit against her father in 2000, which claimed that her father and former manager took over seven million dollars from her in the past five years the lawsuit with her father was settled on undisclosed terms in 2002, shortly before her wedding

Belinda Rimes

Mother

Dean Allen Sheremet Actor

Husband
Met when he was chosen to dance during Rimes's hosting of the 2001 Academy of Country Music Awards married in 2002 separated in July 2009, after rumors of her affair with Cibrian divorce was finalized on June 19, 2010

Milestones

2010

Earned a Grammy nomination for her cover of John Anderson's 1983 single, "Swingin'"

2009

Co-starred with Eddie Cibrian in the Lifetime movie, "Northern Lights"

2007

Released the studio album, Family; all tracks were co-written by Rimes herself; nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "What I Cannot Change"

2007

Recorded the lead song on the "Evan Almighty" soundtrack, called "Ready For A Miracle"

2005

Hosted the third season of "Nashville Star" on the USA network

2005

Returned to contemporary country music with the album, This Woman; nominated for a Grammy award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Something's Gotta Give"

2003

The single, "We Can," was included on the soundtrack of "Legally Blonde 2"

2002

Released first album not produced by her father, Twisted Angel; Rimes executive produced the album

2001

Released her sixth studio album, I Need You, a crossover album aimed at the Pop market

2001

Made a cameo appearance in "Coyote Ugly"; also recorded four songs for the film's soundtrack

1999

Released her fourth studio album, LeAnn Rimes, a collection of country standards; covered songs mainly by Patsy Cline

1998

Had a small role in ABC's made for TV movie, "Holiday in Your Heart," which is based on her book

1997

Released her follow-up studio album, You Light up My Life: Inspirational Songs, which included the hit single "How Do I Live"

1997

Co-wrote the semi-autobiographical book, Holiday in Your Heart

1996

Released debut album, Blue

1996

Released first single "Blue" on the Billboard Country Chart

1995

Signed with Curb Records, after record executives heard Rimes sing

Garnered the attention of national talent scouts, after appearing on Johnnie High's Country Music Revue

Appeared on the syndicated television show, "Star Search"

Regularly performed a cappella renditions of "The Star Spangled Banner" at the opening ceremonies of the Dallas Cowboys football games

Began performing at local talent shows at age five

Began recording under the independent label, Nor Ja Vak

Bonus Trivia

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In 2008, Rimes opened up about her lifelong struggle with the autoimmune disease psoriasis.

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