2013 Kacey Musgraves and Taylor Swift receive four nominations apiece,
making them the top country finalists in the 56th annual Grammy awards
2012 Sugarland vocalist Jennifer Nettles and her husband, Justin Miller,
welcome a son, Magnus Hamilton Miller
2008 A "CMT Giants" installment celebrating Alan Jackson premieres with
performances by Dierks Bentley, George Strait, Lee Ann Womack,
Miranda Lambert and Brad Paisley
2003 Brad Paisley performs two songs, including his own "Little Moments,"
at the Palm Springs wedding reception of Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter,
who met in the ABC-TV reality show "The Bachelorette"
2002 Travis Tritt and Ray Charles are paired for an hour of music as a new
episode of "CMT Crossroads" debuts.
1988 Recording begins for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Will The Circle Be
Unbroken, Volume 2" with Johnny Cash, John Denver, Vince Gill, Emmylou
Harris, Earl Scruggs, Steve Wariner, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart,
The Whites, Chris Hillman and others
1985 Cameron Duddy is born in San Ramon, California.
1984 Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson
record "Highwayman" at Nashville's Moman Studios.
1980 Ronnie Milsap's "Smoky Mountain Rain" rides to #1 on the Billboard