Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Today in Country Music History...December 14, 2016

 


2015


Warner Bros. releases Cole Swindell's "You Should Be Here" to radio

2013
Brad Paisley receives the Harmony Award at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. After accepting the trophy, he plays "Southern Comfort Zone" with the orchestra

2012
Kelly Clarkson gets engaged to her manager, Brandon Blackstock

2006
Brooks & Dunn's "Hillbilly Deluxe" video debuts on CMT

2005
Dierks Bentley marries his high school sweetheart, Cassidy Black, in Mexico

2002
Toby Keith makes his Grand Ole Opry debut

2001
Kid Rock performs with Hank Williams Jr. at a Grand Ole Opry House TV studio in Nashville for the genre-mixing "CMT Crossroads." The set list includes "Midnight Rider," "Whiskey Bent And Hell Bound" and "Family Tradition"

1999
Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry marries Angie McClure in Maui

1973
Lorrie Morgan gives her first performance on the Grand Ole Opry, singing "Paper Roses" at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium

1932
Charlie Rich is born in Forrest City, Arkansas. Nicknamed The Silver Fox, he works in jazz and pop music before finding a home in country, where he earns the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award in 1974

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