Melodie Crittenden
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Melodie Crittenden
Melodie Crittenden
Born 1968[1]
Origin Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
Genres Country, Christian
Instruments Vocals
Labels Asylum/Elektra, Sandman (solo)
Curb (in Selah)
Alan Jackson
Allan Hall
Todd Smith (Selah)

Melodie Crittenden (born in Shawnee, Oklahoma) is an American country and Christian music artist. She initially recorded a self-titled debut album for Asylum/Elektra Records in 1998, the same year that she charted with her rendition of "Bless the Broken Road" (her version was titled simply "Broken Road");[2] she would later record the song a second time as a member of the gospel group Selah.

Crittenden has released two studio albums, starting with her self-titled debut in 1998.[2] A third album, entitled The Woman I Am, was slated for release around 2004[3] but was never released.

As of 2016, Crittenden is a member of the Eagles tribute band Eaglemaniacs, which also includes Ron Hemby, formerly of The Buffalo Club.[4]



Title Album details
Melodie Crittenden
Dream with Me Tonight: Lullabies for All Ages
  • Release date: September 18, 2001
  • Label: Sandman Records


Year Single Peak chart
US Country CAN Country
1998 "Broken Road" 42 48 Melodie Crittenden
"I Should've Known" 72 --
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles

Year Single Artist Peak positions Album
2006 "Bless the Broken Road" Selah 5 Bless the Broken Road: The Duets Album

Music videos

Year Video Director
1997 "Broken Road" Jim Hershleder


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 107. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ a b "Shawnee native making dream come true in Nashville". The Shawnee News-Star. 1998-02-21. Archived from the original on November 4, 2004. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "Melodie Crittenden". The Crittenden Connection. Archived from the original on 2008-01-16. Retrieved . 
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