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Rebecca Lynn Howard


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Rebecca Lynn Howard born April 24, 1979 in Salyersville, Kentucky,(Maggofin County) USA is an American country music singer-songwriter. Her song, “Softly and Tenderly” appeared on the soundtrack of the 1997 movie, The Apostle. Nominated for the Academy of Country Music’s 2003 Top New Female Vocalist award, as well as for Song of the Year for her stellar hit, “Forgive,” Rebecca Lynn Howard’s vocal and songwriting talents have drawn critical acclaim both within and outside the boundaries of country music. A prolific songwriter, Rebecca Lynn co-wrote her hit, “Forgive,” as well as Trisha Yearwood’s “I Don’t Paint Myself Into Corners.” She has also landed album cuts by John Michael Montgomery, Jessica Andrews, Lila McCann and others.

Howard’s accolades also include winning two Grammy Awards - the first in 1998 for her recording of “Softly & Tenderly” for the Grammy Award-winning soundtrack to the Robert Duvall film, The Apostle. Howard earned her second Grammy in 2004 for “If I Could Only Win Your Love,” a duet with Ronnie Dunn featured on the Grammy-winning album, Livin’, Lovin’ Losin’ - Songs of the Louvin Brothers.

In 2001 Howard provided background harmony vocals on Dolly Parton’s Little Sparrow album for the ballad “Mountain Angel”.

In 2005, she was signed by Show Dog Nashville, the record label founded in that year by superstar country singer Toby Keith. Howard joined label-mates including Scotty Emerick on tour with Toby Keith in 2005.


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  • bicknor

    Watch out for the Bailey brothers if you go dancing in God's country, 30 miles from town.

    18 Oct 2014 Reply
  • mutt46

    Along with Suzy Bogguss, this lady has one of the best voices in Country Music. The range she demonstrates on "No Rules" is phenomenal!

    6 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Anne1806

    Tolle Stimme! Ich bin sehr gespannt auf ihr Duett mit Tom Beck auf dessen neuem Album, welches im Oktober erscheint. ♥

    17 Aug 2012 Reply
  • page1jc

    I recently went to a Kenny Rogers concert at Moheghan sun casino in connecticut.I was very happy to get a chance to hear one of the most beautiful voices ever.I also was lucky enough to get the opotunity to meet Rebecca during the intermission.She is not only a terrific artist,but she is also very beautiful and charming.I just want to say that as much as I love kenny rogers I really love Rebecca Lynn Howard.Thanks for a great performance.

    8 Dec 2009 Reply
  • coanta

    Great singer!

    10 May 2009 Reply
  • Leuchtenburg1

    Tolle Stimme....

    12 Mar 2009 Reply
  • CountryGal1

    I love Rebecca's voice!Her debut and Forgive are fantastic albums = ]

    16 Dec 2008 Reply
  • bluetooth38

    I think the track from the new Album is one of the best "My Kentucky (Bonus)" her Album - No Rules.

    7 Oct 2008 Reply
  • bluetooth38

    I just like to say Rebecca Lynn Howard is a fantastic Artists and singer and I love her Album - No Rules.

    7 Oct 2008 Reply
  • karebare75

    This song pretty much says it all.

    2 Jun 2008 Reply

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