Monday, April 10, 2017

Today in Country Music History...April 10, 2017

 


2013
Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and songwriter/producer Jack Clement are announced as the 2013 inductees in the Country Music Hall of Fame

2012
Keith Urban is invited by Vince Gill to join the Grand Ole Opry during a benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena

2010
Jerrod Niemann sings "Lover, Lover" in his Grand Ole Opry debut

2007
The former home of Johnny Cash and June Carter burns to the ground in Hendersonville, Tennessee, while workers are restoring it for new owner Barry Gibb. Watching helplessly: Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Tommy Cash, T.G. Sheppard and several Oak Ridge Boys

2006
Carrie Underwood is the only double-winner at the CMT Music Awards, held at Belmont University's Curb Event Center in Nashville. Keith Urban claims Video of the Year for "Better Life"

1995
George Strait records "Check Yes Or No" and "I Know She Still Loves Me" at Nashville's Emerald Sound Studios

1993
Reba McEntire & Vince Gill share the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart with "The Heart Won't Lie"

1990
Singer/songwriter Maren Morris is born in Arlington, Texas. She earns her first country hit in 2016 with her debut single, "My Church"

1982
Merle Haggard's "Big City" rises to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart

1979
RCA releases Waylon Jennings' "Greatest Hits"

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