Chris Young Undergoes Surgery After Cutting Hand
Chris Young is now out of the hospital after undergoing surgery on Friday. The county star suffered tendon damage when he sliced open his left hand in a kitchen mishap Thursday night. CMT.com says the accident occurred as the singer was preparing dinner after hosting his fan club party in
Strait played a total of 41 songs in his lengthy, star-packed show. Highlights from the three-hour concert included collaborations with Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, and Martina McBride, Strait's performance of "I Believe," and the presentation of a home to a wounded Army veteran whose combat heroics earned him the Medal of Honor. Asleep at the Wheel opened the show with an hour-long set. Vince Gill, Eric Church, and Faith Hill were some of the other nine guests at the concert, which was the finale of what Strait has said is his last formal tour.
Eric Church says
Church was among the special guests who joined Strait for his tour finale in
Lee Ann Womack Performs At Maya Angelou Memorial
Lee Ann Womack is among the many mourners who said goodbye to Maya Angelou over the weekend. The country star performed her signature hit, "I Hope You Dance," at a memorial for the legendary poet, author, and activist Saturday at
Miranda Lambert Opens Boutique For Limited
Miranda Lambert's boutique is now open in
Billy Ray Cyrus Explains Appeal Of Latest Film
Billy Ray Cyrus says there's a lot to like about his new movie, "Like A Country Song."
"Like A Country Song" tells the story of a rising country singer whose personal problems and character flaws could derail his chances for success. Billy Ray plays the father of the aspiring star, who thought his dad was dead. Cyrus took part in a special screening of "Like A Country Song" in
Kimberly Perry Trusting Mom With Wedding Plans
The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry admits she's not handling the preparations for her upcoming trip down the aisle. But the country star says she trusts the person who is making the arrangements for her big day.
Kimberly is engaged to Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia, who popped the question last October. The singer admits she and J.P. both have very busy summer schedules, but will find a time over the next few months to tie the knot.
Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard is keeping things in perspective. The country star was on Team iHeart, which lost the City Of
Chase Rice, Scotty McCreery, and Chuck Wicks were some of the stand-out players for Team Opry, while Danielle Bradbery and Dustin Lynch also stepped up for Team iHeart. The City Of
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Today In Country Music History
Today in 1973, Johnny Rodriguez's "You Always Come Back To Hurting Me" went to number one.
Today in 1989, Kathy Mattea had the number one single in the country with "Come From The Heart."
Today in 1995, Patty Loveless' "You Don't Even Know Who I Am" topped the country singles charts.
Today in 1999, Kenny Rogers received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th annual Songwriter's Hall of Fame Awards dinner.
Today in 2002, Trace Adkins performed a benefit concert supporting a variety of
Today in 2002, Cyndi Thomson's debut album, "My World," was certified Gold.
Today in 2003, Phil Vassar performed on the NBC soap "Days of Our Lives," making a guest appearance on the fictional "Jack and Jennifer Show" -- a talk show within the program hosted by two of the show's characters.
Today in 2005, Carrie Underwood shared the stage with Phil Vassar at the Nashville Coliseum on the first night of the CMA Music Festival -- her first such event since being named the winner of "American Idol" a few weeks earlier.
Today in 2005, Reba took part in a Carnegie Hall benefit performance of "South Pacific" at the famed
Today in 2005, Lonestar's "Mr. Mom" was certified as a Gold digital single for racking up more than 100-thousand purchased downloads.
Today in 2006, the Musician's Hall of Fame and Museum opened in
Today in 2006, Trisha Yearwood returned to the concert stage for the first time in three years, launching her tour with a performance at the CMA Music Fest. Other performers included Trace Adkins, Terri Clark, Wynonna, Montgomery Gentry, Jason Aldean, and Billy Currington, while Kenny Chesney made a surprise guest appearance. The days' activities also featured included Steve Azar hosting his Steve Azar and Friends Sports Challenge, and Brad Cotter and Lila McCann participating in cooking demonstrations.
Today in 2006, Dierks Bentley filmed a full-length concert DVD at the Fillmore Auditorium in
Today in 2007, Ty Herndon caused a two-hour power outage in
Today in 2007, Mel Tillis became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. His daughter, Pam Tillis, handled the induction.
Today in 2007, Martina McBride's annual Celebrity Auction during the CMA Music Festival brought in more than103-thousand-dollars for the YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee.
Today in 2008, the new season of "Nashville Star" premiered on NBC. Billy Ray Cyrus hosted the show, while John Rich, Jewel, and Jeffrey Steele served as judges and mentors for the finalists.
Today in 2008, Randy Owen accepted the Samaritan Award on behalf of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids at the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation's Celebration of Service to America Awards in
Today in 2008, Trace Adkins showed his support for
Today in 2008, Chris Young and Brent Keith performed at the 5th Annual Stars for Hope Benefit Concert in
Today in 2009, Lorrie Morgan celebrated her 25th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with a special Opry performance, which also included Trace Adkins, Carrie Underwood, the Charlie Daniels Band, Little Big Town, Ricky Skaggs, and Bill Anderson.
Today in 2009,
Today in 2009, Wynonna Judd and David Ball took part in a 42nd anniversary celebration honoring The Beatles' 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," performing with the popular Nashville Fab Four tribute group The WannaBeatles at the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School. The event was a fundraiser for the school's music program.
Today in 2009, new releases included Darryl Worley's album "Sounds Like Life," Tracy Lawrence's inspirational effort "The Rock," and Trailer Choir's debut CD, "Off The Hillbilly Hook," as well as Justin Moore's "The 'You Asked For It' EP."
Today in 2010, Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the 2010 CMT Music Awards, taking two categories including Video of the Year with "Cowboy Casanova." Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, and Brooks & Dunn were also winners, along with Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, and Chris Young.
Today in 2010, Brenda Lee was the Grand Marshal for "The Sixth Annual CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade," and lead participating celebrities in a ride through downtown
Today in 2010, Randy Houser was the headliner for the "The Fifth Annual CMA Music Festival Block Party." Joe Nichols, Chuck Wicks, David Nail, and Jerrod Niemann also performed.
Today in 2011, Gary Allan played the kick-off concert to officially launch the CMA Music Festival in
Today in 2011, Taylor Swift was to perform with a charity concert with the Black Eyed Peas in
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