Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Today in Country Music History...August 31, 2016

 


2012


Randy Houser's "How Country Feels" video debuts on CMT

2010
Miranda Lambert receives five nominations for the 44th annual Country Music Association awards on the first of two days of nominee announcements. Three are for "White Liar," two for "The House That Built Me"

2009
George Strait's "Living For The Night" video has its TV debut on CMT

2007
Trisha Yearwood and R&B singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds shoot an episode of "CMT Crossroads" at Belmont University's Curb Entertainment Center in Nashville. The set list includes "How Do I Live," "Change The World" and "Walkaway Joe"

1999
Monument releases The Dixie Chicks' "Fly" album

1994
Clay Walker earns his first platinum album with his self-titled debut

1974
"Step right up..." to #1: George Jones tops the Billboard country singles chart with "The Grand Tour"

1968
Jeannie C. Riley makes her Grand Ole Opry debut

1968
Merle Haggard's prison-themed "Mama Tried" does time at #1 on Billboard magazine's country singles chart

1959
The Browns claim a #1 country single in Billboard magazine with "The Three Bells"

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