December 22nd, 2009

Carrie Underwood’s album Some Hearts was named Country Album of the Decade by Billboard magazine. The album contains the number one singles "Jesus, Take the Wheel", "Don't Forget to Remember Me", "Wasted" and "Before He Cheats".

Keith Urban’s “Love Somebody Like You” was named single of the decade and Toby Keith was named Songwriter/Artist of the Decade by Billboard. Keith wrote 25 #1 hits during the decade, including "You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This", "Beer For My Horses" and "God Love Her."

  • 2012

    Randy Travis pleaded not guilty in Plano, Texas, to an assault charge that was filed against him in August. He insisted he was simply breaking up a fight between his girlfriend and her estranged husband.

  • 2004

    Kenny Chesney’s Greatest Hits album, released in 2000, was certified quadruple platinum. The album featured tracks from Chesney’s first 5 albums and also included 2 new singles: "I Lost It" (#3) and "Don't Happen Twice" (#1).

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  • #1 On This Date

    SINGLES

    2012 – Florida-Georgia Line – “Cruise

    2007 – Taylor Swift – “Our Song

    2001 – Toby Keith – “I Wanna Talk About Me

    1990 – George Strait – “I’ve Come To Expect It From You

    1984 – The Judds – “Why Not Me

    1979 – Conway Twitty – “Happy Birthday Darlin’

    1962 – Bill Anderson – “Mama Sang A Song

    1958 – Ray Price – “City Lights

    1956 – Marty Robbins – “Singing The Blues

    1951 – Carl Smith – “Let Mother Nature Have Her Way

    1945 – Ernest Tubb – “It’s Been So Long Darling

     

    ALBUMS

    2012 – Taylor Swift - Red

    2007 – The Eagles – Long Road Out Of Eden

    2001 – Garth Brooks – Scarecrow

    1990 – Clint Black – Put Yourself In My Shoes

    1984 – Exile – Kentucky Hearts

    1979 – Kenny Rogers – Kenny

    1973 – Charlie Rich – Behind Closed Doors

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