Kellie Coffey (born April 22, 1971 in Moore, Oklahoma) is an American country music artist. She made her debut in 2002 with the release of her single "When You Lie Next to Me", a Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. Her debut album, also titled When You Lie Next to Me, was released the same year on BNA Records, and in 2003, Coffey won the Top New Female Vocalist award from the Academy of Country Music. Kellie Coffey was born April 22, 1971 in Moore, Oklahoma. She became a regular singer after performing on the Oklahoma Opry at age nine, and participated in various musicals while attending the University of Oklahoma. Later on, she moved to Los Angeles, California, where she lived in a friend's apartment. At the same time, she sang demos, as well as music used by The Walt Disney Company and the television show Walker, Texas Ranger. She also sang backing vocals for Barbra Streisand at a Las Vegas show.
After a showcase at a Los Angeles restaurant, Coffey was signed to a publishing contract with Warner/Chappell Music. Later, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where she auditioned for recording contracts. BNA Records, a sister label of RCA Records, signed her in 2001.