December 18th, 2007
Taylor Swift was named iTunes’ Country Artist of the Year, and her song "Teardrops On My Guitar" was named iTunes’ top country single of 2007.
December 4th, 1956
During a Carl Perkins recording session also involving Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, Elvis Presley visited the studio and jammed with Perkins and Lewis extensively with the tape recorders rolling.
November 12, 2008
George Strait takes home Album of the Year, for Troubadour and Single of the Year, for "I Saw God Today"; during the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards at Nashville's Sommet Center.
November 6, 2006
George Strait, Sonny James and session guitarist Harold Bradley are officially inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame prior to the 40th annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center.