The Boot Staff
15 Years Ago: Keith Urban’s ‘Be Here’ Goes Gold, Platinum
On Nov. 4, 2004, Urban achieved a major career milestone.
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."
96 Years Ago: Hank Williams Is Born
Country legend Williams was born on Sept. 17, 1923.
25 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery, on His 63rd Birthday
On Sept. 12, 1994, Jones had triple bypass surgery, on his 63rd birthday, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
25 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Hits No. 1 With ‘XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)’
On Sept. 10, 1994, Yearwood's single "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" became her second No. 1 hit.
10 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Goes Gold With ‘Big Green Tractor’
On Sept. 2, 2009, Aldean's single "Big Green Tractor," from his 'Wide Open' album, earned gold status.
40 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Rema…
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
25 Years Ago: Clay Walker Earns First Platinum Record With Self-Titled Debut
On Aug. 31, 1994, Walker earned his first platinum record with his self-titled debut album.
45 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’
On Aug. 31, 1974, Jones earned a No. 1 hit with his song "The Grand Tour," which was the title track of his 41st studio album.
16 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Top 10 Kenny Rogers Songs
Rogers' songs are timeless.