John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Team-up on 'CMT Crossroads'
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter John Legend will team up with Grammy Award-winning country star Lee Ann Womack when CMT presents an all-new episode of CMT CROSSROADS. Legend and Womack will meet and collaborate for the first time on the CMT Crossroads stage in Franklin, Tenn. CMT CROSSROADS: JOHN LEGEND AND LEE ANN WOMACK will premiere Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT only on CMT.
"Having John and Lee Ann join us on CMT Crossroads is going to be an incredible pairing - they are both among the most respected singers in their genres," says John Hamlin, SVP Music, Events and Talent, CMT. "This has all the makings of another classic CROSSROADS collaboration."
Ohio native John Legend is a critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, singer-songwriter. His work has garnered him nine Grammy Awards, five Soul Train Awards, the BET Award for Best New Artist and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Lee Ann Womack has peroformed for four presidents, the concert for the Nobel Prize honoring Nelson Mandela and Maya Angelou's Celebration of Joy Rising. More importantly, the Grammy winner built a career seeking songs that slice life wide open to let the pain, the emptiness, the rage and the desire pour out. A Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year, she's also won the prestigious Album of the Year for "There's More Where That Came From," plus a pair of Single of the Year awards for "I May Hate Myself in the Morning" and "I Hope You Dance." "I Hope You Dance" sold more than 6 million albums; the title track topped multiple charts in multiple formats around the globe.