Melvin Lee Greenwood, who goes by Lee Greenwood, is an American country singer who has had many hit albums since his 1982 debut, 'Inside Out', which went to number 12 on Billboard's Country Music Albums Chart. It won him the Academy of Country Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year and earned him a nomination as Best New Artist in the Country Music Association Awards. He is known best for his 1984 song 'God Bless the USA', which went to number seven on the Hot Country Songs Chart, won the CMA Award for Best Song and was nominated Grammy Awards for Best Country Vocal Performance and Best Country song. An anthem for Republican politicians in America, it appears on his 1984 album 'You've Got a Good Love Comin'', which hit number six on the Country Albums Chart. 'Streamline' (1985) topped that chart and other releases include 'Love Will Find Its Way to You' (1986); 'This is My Country' (1988); 'A Perfect 10' (1991); 'American Patriot' (1992); 'Totally Devoted to You' (1995); 'Same River Different Bridge' (2000); 'Inspirational Songs' (2002) and 'Stronger Than Time' (2003). He has had 33 tracks on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart including seven that topped the chart - 'Going, Going, Gone' (1984), 'Dixie Road' (1985) and 'Don't Underestimate My Love For You' (1986), all of which also topped the Adult Contemporary Chart. His 1983 track 'I.O.U.' went to number six on the Hot Country Songs Chart and won the Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance. 'To Me' (1984) with Barbara Mandrell was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and reached number three on the Hot Country Songs Chart. 'I Don't Mind the Thorns (If You're the Rose)' (1985) was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Solo Performance, and 'Hopelessly Yours' (1991) with Suzy Boggus was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Collaboration and reached number 12 on the Hot Country Songs Chart. He has been nominated for several other CMA and ACM awards and released compilations including 'The Best of Lee Greenwood' (1993), 'God Bless the USA: The Best of Lee Greenwood' (1996) and 'The Definitive Collection' (2006). His 2020 schedule was to include appearances at venues across America.