2010 - Big Machine releases Taylor Swift's "Back To December" to radio.


2008 - Randy Travis, Trace Adkins and Martina McBride are added to the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville along with Elvis Presley, Michael McDonald, Little Richard and Jo Walker-Meador, the former executive director of the Country Music Association.


2006 - Trace Adkins' "Ladies Love Country Boys" video debuts on CMT. The song namechecks Charlie Daniels, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams Jr..


2005 - Jamey Johnson, Bill Anderson and Buddy Cannon write "Give It Away".


2004 - Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss each win twice as CBS airs the 38th annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Chesney takes Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year, for "When The Sun Goes Down".


2001 - "CMT Most Wanted Live" premieres the video to Garth Brooks' "Wrapped Up In You".


2000 - Gretchen Wilson and her boyfriend, Mike Penner, have a daughter, Grace.


1999 - Warner Bros. releases Faith Hill's "Breathe" album.


1990 - The Internal Revenue Service seizes the property of Willie Nelson in six states, including his Austin recording studio, to satisfy a $6.5 million debt.


1962 - Roy Acuff becomes the first living performer named to the Country Music Hall Of Fame.