A Texas Boy Scores His First #1 This Day in Country Music – January 25th (video)
1992 – Tracy Lawrence makes his first appearance at #1 in Billboard… with “Sticks And Stones”.
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2010 – Sea Gayle/Arista releases Jerrod Niemann’s “Lover, Lover” to radio.
2008 – “Gone Country,” a reality show hosted by John Rich, debuts on CMT, with Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, Enrique Iglesias Jr. and Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider attempting a country career.
2006 – Carrie Underwood collects a gold award for her single “Jesus, Take The Wheel”.
2006 – The Recording Industry Association of America awards a platinum album for Brad Paisley’s “Time Well Wasted”.
2005 – BNA releases the Kenny Chesney album “Be As You Are (Songs From An Old Blue Chair)”.
1992 – Emmylou Harris joins the Grand Ole Opry.
1988 – Randy Travis wins four awards, paced by “Forever And Ever, Amen,” at the 15th annual American Music Awards.
1982 – Kenny Rogers picks up three pop and country trophies at the American Music Awards. Country awards also go to Willie Nelson, Barbara Mandrell, Anne Murray and The Oak Ridge Boys.
1941 – Songwriter-keyboard player Bobby Wood is born near New Albany, Mississippi. He writes Crystal Gayle’s “Half The Way” and Ronnie Milsap’s “He Got You,” and plays on Willie Nelson’s “Always On My Mind,” Garth Brooks’ “The Dance” and Elvis Presley’s “Kentucky Rain”.
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