Connie Smith (born Constance June Meador; August 14, 1941) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
In November 1964, her debut single “Once a Day” reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in November 1964 and remained at the top position for eight weeks. This track earned Connie a nomination at the Grammy Awards for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.
Smith’s success continued through 1960s and mid 1970s with 19 more top-ten hits on the country songs chart.
Her list of award nominations is long, including eight nominations for Best Female Country Vocal Performance. She has also been nominated for 1 Academy of Country Music award and 3 Country Music Association awards. She has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry cast since 1965. In 2012, Connie Smith was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Backing Tracks – Burning A Hole In My Mind … Cincinnati Ohio … Just One Time … If It Ain’t Love … If I Talk To Him … I’ll Come Running … I Never Once Stopped Loving You … Nobody But A Fool Would Love You … Once A Day … Run Away Little Tears … The Hurtin’s All Over …