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Sturgill Simpson is the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live"
Mindy McCready suffers a seizure on camera at the close of the season's second episode of "Celebrity Rehab" on VH1
Billy Currington earns a gold single for the Luke Bryan-penned "Good Directions"
"She Let Herself Go" goes to #1 on the Billboard country chart for George Strait
Deana Carter's "Did I Shave My Legs For This?" hits the 5 million mark in shipments
The Tim McGraw single "Not A Moment Too Soon" claims the #1 position on the Billboard country chart
The "Trio" album, by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris, receives a Grammy nomination for Best Album. Harris contributes to five nominations overall
Reba McEntire joins the Grand Ole Opry during a CBS special celebrating the Opry's 60th anniversary. Hank Snow boycotts the special when producers limit him to one verse of "I'm Moving On"
Glen Campbell and "Rhinestone Cowboy" net four Grammy nominations, including Record of the Year
T Bone Burnett is born in St. Louis, Missouri. An artist in his own right, he produces Robert Plant & Alison Krauss' album "Raising Sand," the soundtracks to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" and "Crazy Heart," and the music of ABC-TV's "Nashville"