Sunday, September 3, 2017

Today in Country Music History...September 3, 2017


2014
Miranda Lambert picks up nine nominations in the Country Music Association awards for the second time in her career, buoyed by the album "Platinum," the single "Automatic" and the collaborations "We Were Us" and "Somethin' Bad"
2013
Thomas Rhett secures a gold single with "It Goes Like This"
2011
Dierks Bentley's "Am I The Only One" hits #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
2009
Arista releases Carrie Underwood's "Cowboy Casanova" to radio
2008
Taylor Swift makes her European concert debut, performing a sold-out show at King's College in London
2006
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill's Soul2Soul II Tour wraps at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The couple brought in almost $89 million during the concert run, setting a temporary record as the highest-grossing country tour in history
1996
Capitol releases Deana Carter's album "Did I Shave My Legs For This?"
1982
Singer/songwriter Aaron Henningsen is born at Jarman Hospital in Tuscola, Illinois. He joins father Brian Henningsen and sister Clara Henningsen in forming The Henningsens, and in writing The Band Perry's hit "You Lie"
1961
Loretta Lynn signs with Decca Records
1925
Hank Thompson is born in Waco, Texas. His mix of honky-tonk and Western swing makes him one of country's top acts in the 1950s and early-'60s. His signature song, "The Wild Side Of Life," aids his 1989 induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame

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