11 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘More Than a Memory’ Debuts at No. 1
On Sept. 15, 2007, Brooks made history with his song "More Than a Memory."
25 Country and Americana Artists You Might Not Know Are Canadian
Okay, sure, we all know Shania Twain is from Canada ... but did you know about these others?
25 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases ‘In Pieces’
On Aug. 31, 1993, Brooks released his fifth studio album, 'In Pieces'.
5 Years Ago: Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Cruise’ Sets Chart Record
On Aug. 24, 2013, Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" began its record-setting 24th week at No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
How Taylor Swift’s Career Beginnings Foreshadowed Her Move to Pop, Continuing Country Infl…
Back in the 2000s, Swift was a country superstar with big-time pop aspirations — and the drive, confidence and ambition to make her dreams come true.
5 Years Ago: Linda Ronstadt Reveals She Has Parkinson’s Disease
On Aug. 23, 2013, Ronstadt announced in an interview with AARP that she had been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and, as a result, "can't sing a note" anymore.
Top 5 Kenny Rogers Duets
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45 Years Ago: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn Hit No. 1 With ‘Louisiana Woman, Mississippi …
On Aug. 18, 1973, Twitty and Lynn landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart with "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man."
How ’90s Country Women Paved the Way for Modern Artists’ Creative Boom
In the 1990s, the absence of the myths that have kept women off of country radio in recent years led to an environment in which dozens of women flourished.
20 Years Ago: Jo Dee Messina’s ‘I’m Alright’ Hits No. 1
On Aug. 18, 1998, Messina landed at No. 1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "I'm Alright."