A Day in Music - September 13th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Taylor Swift won Best Female Video at the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony for "You Belong with Me." Rapper Kanye West interrupted her speech to say Beyonce should have won the trophy instead.

2006 - Kellie Pickler's debut single "Red High Heels" was released.

2003 - The U.S. Postal Service unveiled a stamp featuring Roy Acuff during a ceremony at the Grand Ole Opry House.

1996 - LeAnn Rimes sang "Blue," "I Wanna Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" and "Blue Moon of Kentucky" during her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.

1994 - Clint Black picked up his first triple platinum album for Killin' Time.

1991 - Patsy Cline's Greatest Hits album was certified triple platinum.
 
1986 - Reba went to number one with "Little Rock."

1973 - Tom T. Hall recorded "I Love" in Nashville.

 

Birthdays:

Bobbie Cryner - singer

Joe Don Rooney - guitarist, Rascal Flatts, "I'm Movin' On," "Bless the Broken Road," "Life is a Highway"

Bill Monroe (1911-1996) - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "Father of Bluegrass Music"

 

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