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.