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50 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Wins a Record-Setting Five CMA Awards
On Oct. 15, 1969, Cash took home a record-setting five CMA Awards, including the night's highest honor, Entertainer of the Year.
20 Years Ago: Tim McGraw Hits No. 1 With ‘Something Like That’
On Sept. 25, 1999, McGraw earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "Something Like That."
10 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s ‘You Belong With Me’ Wins Best Female Video at MTV Music Awar…
On Sept. 13, 2009, Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards for "You Belong With Me" was infamously interrupted by Kanye West.
16 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies
On Sept. 12, 2003, Cash passed away after suffering complications from diabetes.
40 Years Ago: Charlie Daniels Earns Gold Single for ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’
On Aug. 21, 1979, Daniels earned a gold single for "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," from his 'Million Mile Reflections' album.
30 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract
On June 26, 1989, the struggling young country singer signed his first recording contract.
20 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On May 28, 1999, Paisley made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
Country Stars Who Have Served in the Military
Country music is filled with songs proclaiming love and devotion to the United States, but for many artists, their patriotism runs much deeper.
30 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Dies
Whitley died at the age of 33 from alcohol poisoning.
2019 ACM Awards: Country Stars Light Up the Stage [PICTURES]
Oh, what a night!