2012 - Emmylou Harris joins Mumford & Sons as a new edition of "CMT Crossroads" debuts. It includes performances of "The Boxer" and "If I Needed You".

 

2011 - Vince Gill invites Rascal Flatts to join the Grand Ole Opry during a Tuesday edition of the show. The group teams with Gill on "Whenever You Come Around".

 

2008 - A "CMT Crossroads" episode featuring Trace Adkins and 38 Special debuts on TV.

 

2007 - Sugarland kicks off its first headlining tour at the North Charleston Coliseum in South Carolina. Sponsored by CMT, the tour lineup includes Little Big Town and Jake Owen.

 

2004 - The "Party For Two" video, featuring Shania Twain and Billy Currington swinging from the chandeliers, debuts on CMT.

 

2003 - Dierks Bentley registers his first #1 single in Billboard with "What Was I Thinkin'".

 

2002 - Brad Paisley's CMT-sponsored show at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre ends with a huge jam. "According To Jim" star Jim Belushi sings "The House Is Rockin'" with Paisley and his band, plus Steve Azar, Shannon Lawson and guitarist Albert Lee.

 

1997 - Diamond Rio's "How Your Love Makes Me Feel" goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

 

1993 - The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inducts Don Schlitz, who authored "The Gambler" and "On The Other Hand"; Red Lane, known for "My Own Kind Of Hat" and "'Til I Get It Right"; and Conway Twitty.

 

1977 - Patrick Bourque born in Terrebonne, Quebec. He replaces Jeff Loberg in Emerson Drive in August 2002, just months after the group picked up its first American hit.