Lisa Stewart

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Lisa Stewart
Born (1968-08-06) August 6, 1968 (age 47)
Origin Louisville, Mississippi, USA
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1993-200x
Labels BNA
Associated acts Brady Seals

Lisa Stewart (born August 6, 1968) is an American country music artist, actress, television host and voice actor. In 1993, she signed to BNA Records (then known as BNA Entertainment), releasing her self-titled debut album that year. This album produced two singles for her on the Billboard country charts. Stewart is also the wife of Brady Seals, who is lead vocalist of the band Hot Apple Pie and was previously a member of Little Texas. She took her husband's name and is now known professionally as Lisa Stewart Seals. Lisa is currently focused on her acting career and has appeared in films alongside Oscar Award winning actresses Melissa Leo and Gynneth Paltrow.

Life and career[edit]

Stewart was born August 6, 1968, in Louisville, Mississippi.[1] She first sang in public at age six in her church. Five years later, she attended a Tent Show at the Nashville Fan Fair, where she gave her first country performance. By 1987, Stewart had moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where she won the Roy Acuff scholarship at Belmont University and found work as a studio singer.

While performing at a wedding reception in 1991, Stewart was noticed by Mark Thompson, Wynonna Judd's bandleader, who asked Stewart to sing demos for him. After recording the demos, Stewart signed to a recording contract with BNA Entertainment (now known as BNA Records), releasing her debut single "Somebody's in Love" in late 1992. This song was the first of three singles from her self-titled debut album, followed by "Under the Light of the Texaco" and "Drive Time". Also included on the album was a cover of Jeannie Seely's 1966 single "Don't Touch Me".

Stewart co-wrote 2007 Gospel Song of The Year, "Sky Full of Angels", recorded by Reba McEntire.

In addition to promoting her album on radio tours, Stewart hosted the nationally syncdicated Entertainment News show #1 Country. She also made appearances on The Nashville Network, hosting their programs Yesteryear and This Week in Country Music and was a featured performer on "Music City Tonight". She continued to tour throughout the 1990s, and juggled her music career with television hosting duties and red carpet correspondence for E! Entertainment Television.

Lisa has more recently pursued an acting career, appearing in television series " The Vampire Diaries" (2015), "Containment" (2015) and film including "Country Strong" starring Oscar winner, Gwynneth Paltrow and "Novitiate" (2016) alongside Oscar Award winner Melissa Leo.

Stewart married former Little Texas writer, keyboardist and vocalist Brady Seals in 2002, shortly before Seals founded another band called Hot Apple Pie.[2] The couple has a son, born September 15, 2008.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details
Lisa Stewart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country CAN Country
1992 "Somebody's in Love" 61
1993 "Under the Light of the Texaco"
"Drive Time" 72 60
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1993 "Somebody's in Love"
"Under the Light of the Texaco" Steven Goldmann
"Drive Time"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glass, Paul. "Lisa Stewart, Mississippi country singer". Mississippi Writers and Musicians. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  2. ^ Bird, Rick (2005-06-23). "Brady Seals back with new group". Cincinnati Post. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 

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