2010 - Mercury releases the two-disc Jamey Johnson album."The Guitar Song".

 

2005 - Actress Renee Zellweger files for an annulment of her marriage to Kenny Chesney in Los Angeles, barely four months after the couple exchanged vows.

 

2004 - Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson and Martina McBride each receive double nominations for the American Music Awards.

 

1996 - Mindy McCready makes the #1 position in Billboard with "Guys Do It All The Time".

 

1992 - Atlantic releases John Michael Montgomery's first single, "Life's A Dance".

 

1979 - Kenny Rogers receives a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

1978 - Danielle Peck born at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Raised in Ohio, she comes to prominence in 2006 with her self-titled debut album and her first Top 15 hit, "Findin' A Good Man".

 

1976 - Waylon Jennings garners six nominations and Willie Nelson picks up five as the Country Music Association announces the finalists for its annual awards in Nashville.

 

1959 - John Berry born in Aiken, South Carolina. The strong-voiced singer rises to prominence in 1994 with his Grammy-nominated "Your Love Amazes Me," developing a short string of mostly cheery hits.

 

1956 - Singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is born in Harlingen, Texas. Primarily a pop recording artist, she writes many country hits, including Faith Hill's "This Kiss," Alabama's "Here We Are," Lorrie Morgan's "Five Minutes" and Trisha Yearwood's "You Say You Will".

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