The first song Michelle ever wrote was Reaching For The Stars.
Michelle has two cats, Marge and Caesar, and two dogs, Gracie and Winter.
When Michelle was a child she started to play the drums but later switched over to the guitar in her teens.
Michelle's early ambition was to be an Olympic athlete.
When Michelle was in seventh grade, it was her first public performance and she performed Satin Sheets with her mom and brother in her school talent show.
Michelle has brown hair, brown eyes and is 5'5".
Michelle's hobbies include gardening, sports and cooking.
In 2002 Michelle was nominated for the CCMA for Video of the Year for Shut Up and Kiss Me.
In 1992 Michelle won the Academy of Country Music (ACM) award for Top New Female Vocalist.
In 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 2000, 2002, 2003 Michelle won the CCMA for Female Vocalist of the Year.
Michelle won the CCMA for Single of the Year in 1991 for New Kind of Love, in 1992 for Take it Like a Man, in 1993 for He Would Be Sixteen.
Michelle won the CCMA for Entertainer of the Year in 1993 and 1995.