Chet Atkins

Its How We Roll
December 13th, 2001
Brenda Lee and Chet Atkins join the list of thirteen performers to be inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as they are announced as inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Le...
Awards & Certifications
December 8th, 2005
Garth Brooks’ boxed set, The Limited Series, available only through Walmart and Sam’s Club stores, was certified platinum.
A Tradition Is Born
November 28, 1925
George D. Hay begins a weekly broadcast called "The WSM Barn Dance" broadcasting in Nashville, with a one-hour performance by Uncle Jimmy Thompson.
Atkins Leads No Smoking Day
November 20, 1986 
Ex-smoker Chet Atkins is honorary chairman of the sixth annual Great American Smokeout, asking nicotine addicts to lay off their cigarettes for one day.
Off To A Good Start
October 20, 1967
The first Country Music Association Awards were held. The show was hosted by Sonny James and Bobbie Gentry.
Johnny Cashes In
October 15, 1969
Johnny Cash wins a record-setting five times during the third annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.
Travis Reigns Supreme
Oct. 12, 1987
Randy Travis takes home three honors during the 21st annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House
Anne Murray Makes History
1984  A Historic Night In Nashville
Alabama won the 18th annual Country Music Award’s Entertainer of the Year award for the third consecutive year