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 Kenny Chesney's album "Be As You Are (Songs From An Old Blue Chair)".

1992 - Emmylou Harris joins the Grand Ole Opry.


1992 - Tracy Lawrence makes his first appearance at #1 in Billboard with "Sticks And Stones".


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 born near New Albany, Mississippi. He writes Crystal Gayle's "Half The Way" and Ronnie Milsap's "He Got You," and plays on "Always On My Mind," "The Dance" and "Kentucky Rain".