• 2013

    Blake Shelton nabs a platinum album for "Red River Blue"

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  • 2011

    Dierks Bentley begins several days of recording at Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, North Carolina, the sessions captured by video live with no sound online. The dates yield his hit "Am I The Only One"

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  • 2004

    CMT premieres Keith Urban's "You'll Think Of Me" video

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  • 2000

    Faith Hill performs the national anthem before Super Bowl XXXIV at Atlanta's Georgia Dome. The St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans, 23-16

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  • 1994

    The Judds sing "Love Can Build A Bridge" during a "Rockin' Country" halftime show at the Super Bowl that features Clint Black, Travis Tritt and Tanya Tucker. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Buffalo Bills, 30-13, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta

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  • 1988

    Kathy Mattea collects her first #1 country single in Billboard with "Goin' Gone"

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  • 1985

    Randy Travis records four songs in his first recording session for Warner Bros. Among them is "Prairie Rose," destined for the soundtrack to "Rustler's Rhapsody," and "On The Other Hand"

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  • 1981

    Kenny Rogers takes four American Music Awards, including Favorite Country Single, for "Coward Of The County"; and Country Album, for "The Gambler." Other winners include: Barbara Mandrell, The Statler Brothers and The Eagles

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  • 1972

    Grammy voters shower Kris Kristofferson with five nominations as a songwriter for three songs: "Help Me Make It Through The Night," "Me And Bobby McGee" and "For The Good Times." Four artists are also nominated for recordings of Kristofferson tunes

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  • 1970

    Tammy Cochran is born in Austinburg, Ohio. The traditionally minded singer nets a hit in 2001 with "Angels In Waiting," a ballad written about two brothers who died from cystic fibrosis

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