Origin: Aalborg, Denmark - Edmonton, Alberta
Chris Nielsen. Singer, administrator, b Aalborg, Denmark, 2 April 1955, naturalized Canadian 1975. A country singer, she had hits 1976-80 for Royalty with 'You Know I Want You,' 'Baby Pictures,' 'I'd Love You Like Nobody Dared to,' 'Everyone's Laughin' But Me,' and 'Second Chance,' the last bringing her a Big Country Award in 1981 for outstanding performance by a female artist. Nielsen made three LPs for Royalty 1975-9, Lady from Virginia (R-2000-11), Let Me Go Down Easy (R-2000-27), and Chris Nielsen (R2000-39), and a cassette recording in 1988, My Way or the Highway (RPC-400-8805). With her husband, R. Harlan Smith, Nielsen recorded a number of successful duets and was twice nominated for Juno awards. She also worked as administrator at Royalty Records.
Chris Nielsen (born April 2, 1955) is a Canadian country singer, who recorded both as a solo artist and as a duo with her husband R. Harlan Smith. Her singles included "You Know I Want You", "Baby Pictures", "I'd Love You Like Nobody Dared To", "Everyone's Laughin' But Me" and "Second Chance".
Nielsen is a two-time Juno Award nominee for Best Country Female Vocalist at the Juno Awards of 1977 and the Juno Awards of 1978, and a nominee for Most Promising Female Vocalist in 1977, and Smith and Nielsen were nominated together as Best Country Group or Duo at the Juno Awards of 1981.
She also worked as an administrator for Royalty Records, Smith's country music record label.