October 21, 1967

The Music City News presents its first annual awards at Ernest Tubb's Record Shop. Merle Haggard wins Favorite Male Artist, and Loretta Lynn wins Favorite Female Artist.

The annual award show continued until 1990 when it merged with The Nashville Network's fan voted award show, the Viewers Choice Awards to become the TNN/Music City News Country Awards. In 2001, the name was changed to TNN/CMT Country Weekly Music Awards. Finally in 2005 it became the CMT Music Awards.

  • 2012

    Garth Brooks, Connie Smith and session keyboard player Hargus "Pig" Robbins officially join the Country Music Hall of Fame during a medallion ceremony in Nashville

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    SINGLES

    2006 – Josh Turner – “Would You Go With Me

    2000 – Aaron Tippin – “Kiss This

    1995 – Garth Brooks – “She’s Every Woman

    1989 – Ricky Van Shelton – “Livin Proof

    1978 – Dave & Sugar – “Tear Time

    1972 – Donna Fargo – “Funny Face

    1967 – Tammy Wynette – “I Don’t Want To Play House

    1957 – The Everly Bros. – “Wake Up Little Suzy

    1950 – Hank Snow – “I’m Movin’ On

    1944 – Red Foley – “Smoke On The Water

     

    ALBUMS

    2006 – George Strait – It Just Comes Natural

    2000 – Kenny Chesney – Greatest Hits

    1995 – Reba McEntire – Starting Over

    1989 – Clint Black – Killin’ Time

    1978 – Dolly Parton – Heartbreaker

    1972 – Charlie Pride – A Sunshiny Day

    1967 – Bobbie Gentry – Ode To Billie Joe