January 27th, 1999

Shania Twain’s CD Come On Over was certified multi-platinum for sales of 8 million copies. The album featured 12 songs that were released as singles world-wide, including “Don’t Be Stupid” (#6), the title track (#6) and “From This Moment On” (#6).

The album has since been certified 20x platinum by the RIAA, and has sold over 40 million copies world-wide.


Toby Keith’s Greatest Hits Volume I was certified gold. The album featured singles released prior to 1998, including “Should’ve Been A Cowboy”, as well as the newly recorded tracks "Getcha Some" (#18) and "If a Man Answers" (#44).

"If a Man Answers" became the first single of Keith's career to miss the Top 40.

  • photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Entertainment
    photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Entertainment


    With "Cowgirls Don’t Cry", a duet with Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire scored her 56th top ten. That number placed her ahead of all other women with the most top tens. It was also the 42nd (and final) top 10 for Brooks & Dunn, placing them ahead of all other duos in country music history.

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    Tracy Lawrence was found guilty of domestic battery by a Las Vegas judge and ordered to pay $500 to a local battered women’s shelter.

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    Garth Brooks performed at a Clovis, New Mexico, nightclub under the alias Yukon Jack.

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    Garth Brooks outpaces his country compadres at the American Music Awards, winning three trophies, including Favorite Country Album, for No Fences.

    Wynonna makes her debut as a solo artist, singing "She Is His Only Need"

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    #1 On This Date


    2007 – Rodney Atkins – “Watching You” (1/4)

    2001 – Dixie Chicks – “Without You” (1/1)

    1996 – Faith Hill – “It Matters To Me” (3/3)

    1990 – Clint Black – “Nobody’s Home” (2/3)

    1979 – Crystal Gayle – “Why Have You Left The One You Left Me For” (1/2)

    1973 – Tom T. Hall – “(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine” (1/1)

    1968 – Merle Haggard – “Sing Me Back Home” (2/2)

    1958 – Marty Robbins – “The Story of My Life” (2/4)

    1951 – Hank Snow – “The Golden Rocket” (1/1)

    1945 – Tex Ritter – “I’m Wastin’ My Tears On You” (6/6)




    2007 – Rascal Flatts – Me & My Gang

    2001 – Tim McGraw – Greatest Hits

    1996 – Shania Twain – The Woman In Me

    1990 – Clint Black – Killin’ Time

    1979 – Kenny Rogers – The Gambler

    1973 – Merle Haggard – It’s Not Love (But It’s Not Bad)

    1968 – Eddy Arnold – Turn The World Around

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