Debby Boone

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Deborah Anne "Debby" Boone (born September 22, 1956), is an American singer, author, and actress. She is best known for her 1977 hit, "You Light Up My Life", which spent ten weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and led to her winning the Grammy Award for Best New Artist the following year. Boone later focused her music career on country music resulting in the 1980 No. 1 country hit "Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again". In the 1980s, she recorded Christian music which garnered her four top 10 Contemporary Christian albums as well as two more Grammys. Throughout her career, Boone has appeared in several musical theater productions and has co-authored many children's books with husband, Gabriel Ferrer.

  1. ^ International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002. Europa Publications. 2002. p. 54. ISBN 978-1-85743-161-2. 
  2. ^ Fred Bronson (2003). Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits. Billboard Books. p. 217. ISBN 978-0-8230-7738-0. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ Ken Ehrlich (2007). At the Grammys!: Behind the Scenes at Music's Biggest Night. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-4234-3073-5. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
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Year Title RatingReleases
1977 You Light Up My Life 1
1987 Friends for Life 1
1989 Be Thou My Vision 1
1989 Home For Christmas 1
1992 Surrender 1
2005 Reflections of Rosemary 1
Choose Life 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1990 The Best of Debby Boone 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1977 You Light Up My Life / Hasta Mañana 2

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