Friday, March 24, 2017

Today in Country Music History...March 24, 2017

 


2013
Trace Adkins jokingly gives team member Stephen Baldwin the finger during an episode of "The Celebrity Apprentice," hosted by Donald Trump on NBC. They win an assignment to promote a haircare product, guaranteeing they'll be back the next week

2012
Dierks Bentley settles in at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Home"

2007
"Live from New York..." Carrie Underwood is the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," performing "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted." The installment is hosted by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning

2005
Keith Urban's "Making Memories Of Us" video has its television premiere on CMT

2004
Toby Keith and Rascal Flatts pick up four nominations apiece in the third annual CMT Flame Worthy Video Music Awards

2002
Faith Hill performs "There You'll Be," from the movie "Pearl Harbor," during the Oscar awards at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre. "For The Birds" wins Best Animated Short; the movie features a score created by Riders In The Sky

1984
"Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)" drives Alabama to the top position on the Billboard country singles chart

1984
Toby Keith marries Tricia Lucus

1977
Songwriter Natalie Hemby is born in Nashville. Married to producer Mike Wrucke, she pens Lady Antebellum's "Downtown"; Little Big Town's "Pontoon" and "Tornado"; and the Miranda Lambert hits "White Liar" and "Automatic"

1958
Elvis Presley is sworn into the U.S. Army in Memphis, Tennessee

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