Juice Newtonwas born February 18, 1952 in Lakehurst, new jersey. And grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She is famous for her pop and country music. She liked to mix pop, folk, blues, and rock which made a style all her own. The sound led to a very successful career for her. Juice has sold over 13 million albums and has had 20 Top 40 hit singles. On the country, pop, and adult contemporary charts across the United States. These hits included 6 number 1 hits and 8 other top 10 hits. She has received 2 Album Artist of the Year Billboard Awards, 1 Peopleís Choice Awards for Favorite female Vocalist, one Grammy, 1 CMA Award for the Best New Female Artist. To top this all off, she also received 5 Grammy nominations for The best Female Vocalist and several Gold and Platinum records which include, Old Flame, Quiet Lies, and Greatest Hits.
Juice formed her first band in the early 1970's and it was so successful locally, she and the band, Silver Spur, were signed with RCA Records. They released 2 albums in 1975 and 1976. They received one country single from them and it was called, Love is A Word. The band signed with Capitol records in 1977 but broke up shortly after they had only released one album for the label. Juice went solo in 1978 and stayed with Capitol records. In 1977 her single, Itís A Heartache, became her first solo record and also her first Top 100 hit. The sone was a major hit in Mexico and was considered Gold by the end of 1978. The carpenters released her song Sweet Sweet Smile. This single went to number 7 on the Country chart and number 44 on the Pop Chart. Later in 1978 she released her first Top 40 single, Letís keep It That Way. Her fourth Top 40 hit, Ride ĎEm Cowboy, was released in 1984 to support her, Greatest hits album. It sold more than one million copies in the United states and over 300,000 in Canada. Her Angel Of the Morning and an updated version of The sweetest Thing Iíve ever known reached number 1 on the Adult contemporary Chart. Her fourth album, Quiet Lies, which was released in 1982 went Gold and sold over 900,000 copies., and also went Platinum in Canada.
Juice continues to record and continues to make hits with her music. During most of the 1990's she spent most of her time with her family, horseback riding, and touring. She returned to recording in 1998 with The trouble With Angels. In April, 2007, Juice announced that she was going to release her first Christmas Album in the winter of 2007. You can find out more about Juice on her web site.
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