Today in country music history:
2009 - George Strait's album, Twang, went gold.
2005 - Renee Zellweger filed for an annulment of her marriage to Kenny Chesney four months after they got married.
2004 - Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson and Martina McBride each got double nominations for the American Music Awards.
1996 - Mindy McCready took the number one spot with "Guys Do It All the Time."
1992 - John Michael Montgomery's first single, "Life's a Dance," was released.
1979 - Kenny Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1976 - Waylon Jennings picked up six nominations and Willie Nelson got five for the CMA Awards.
Beth Nielsen Chapman - singer-songwriter
John Berry - singer, "Your Love Amazes Me," "Standing on the Edge of Goodbye"
Danielle Peck - singer, "Findin' a Good Man"
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