27 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Signs His First Record Deal
On June 30, 1993, Chesney signed his first record deal, with the newly opened country division of Capricorn Records.
52 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Hits No. 1 With ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’
On June 29, 1968, Wynette hit No. 1 on the U.S. country charts with "D-I-V-O-R-C-E."
7 Years Ago: Danielle Bradbery Wins ‘The Voice’
On June 18, 2013, Bradbery emerged as the winner of Season 4 of 'The Voice'.
‘Urban Cowboy’: 10 Things You Might Not Know About the Movie
On June 6, 1980, 'Urban Cowboy' hit theaters.
Top 10 Brandi Carlile Songs
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12 Years Ago: Darius Rucker Releases His Debut Country Single
On May 27, 2008, Darius Rucker released his debut country single, "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."
WATCH: 8 Times Country Music Embraced the Eagles
Here's a look back at the Eagles' history with country music that confirms the group's major impact on the genre.
7 Years Ago: Kellie Pickler Wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’
She was partnered with dance pro Derek Hough.
11 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Gives UT Knoxville Commencement Address, Earns Honorary Doctora…
Parton also gave the commencement address at UT Knoxville that year.
Op-Ed: Tammy Wynette’s Heartbroken Persona, Reconsidered
Considering Wynette simply as a one-dimensional conduit for drama and heartache does a disservice to the nuanced contours of her work.
11 Years Ago: Taylor Swift Launches Her First Headlining Tour
On April 23, 2009, Swift launched her first headlining tour.
27 Years Ago: Toby Keith Releases His Self-Titled Debut Album
On April 20, 1993, Keith released his self-titled debut album.