Country Goes Big City This Day In country Music – April 10th (Video)
2010 – Jerrod Niemann sings “Lover, Lover” in his Grand Ole Opry debut.
2009 – “Hannah Montana: The Movie” appears in theaters, featuring Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Bucky Covington and Rascal Flatts.
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”.
2000 – Brad Paisley’s debut album, “Who Needs Pictures,” brings his first gold award.
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”.
1989 – “Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses” takes Single Record of the Year for Kathy Mattea and producer Allen Reynolds and Song of the Year for Mattea and songwriters Gene and Paul Nelson at the Academy Of Country Music awards, on NBC from Burbank.
1982 – Merle Haggard’s “Big City” rises to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
1979 – RCA releases Waylon Jennings’ “Greatest Hits”.