American country artist who won the Best New Artist Grammy Award in 2001. She founded Everso Records, an independent label.
She and her sister moved in with relatives after her father killed her mother and himself. She had her first taste of fame as a competitor on TV's Nashville Now.
She charted a #1 US Heat album in 2001 with Love, Shelby.
She has a younger sister, Allison Moorer, who is also a country singer.
She had a small film role in the Oscar-winning film Walk the Line with Joaquin Phoenix.