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Cristy Lane Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Cristy Lane has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the music industry

Cristy Lane found breakthrough success in 1979, after performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards, which lead to her signing a recording contract with United Artists Records.

    MADISON, TN, December 20, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present, Cristy Lane, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Lane celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected based on current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all considered during the selection process.

Beginning her professional journey as a singer in the church choir, of her hometown, of East Peoria, Illinois, Ms. Lane has since become an authority in the world of country music. Her career grew in the mid-1970s after recording songs on her husband's independent record label, LS Records. Ms. Lane found breakthrough success in 1979, after performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards, which lead to her signing a recording contract with United Artists Records.

Ms. Lane has recorded several country hit's including "Let Me Down Easy" in 1977, "I'm Gonna Love You Anyway" in 1978, "I just Can't Stay Married to You" in 1978, and "Lies on Your Lips" in 1982. Her breakout hit, "One Day at a Time," debuted in 1980 and peaked at number one on the Billboard and Cashbox country charts. Ms. Lane's biography of the same name was published in 1983, and became a #1 Best Seller, with millions of copies sold. In 1991, she held the honor of having 3 of the top 10 songs of all time, as surveyed among millions of listeners. The songs were "One Day at a Time", "How Great Thou Art" and "Amazing Grace" from the Album "One Day at a Time" and a second CD "23 Millennium Classics". Throughout her musical career, Ms. Lane has been inspired by Marty Robbins, Jim Reeves, and Patti Page.

Ms. Lane is proud to have performed more than 120 shows in Vietnam, for the armed forces, in 1969, risking and almost losing her life. She was the first female singer to receive an award in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall of Fame in 2003. Notably, Ms. Lane has had numerous songs featured on Billboard's Top 100 Country Songs. In light of her many achievements in music, she has received a number of awards and accolades throughout her career. She won the Top New Female Vocalist Award from the Academy of Country Music in 1979. Ms. Lane has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in America: Student Version and Who's Who in Entertainment.
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In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Lane has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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