A Day in Music - December 2nd

Today in country music history:

2009 - Taylor Swift got eight Grammy nominations including Album of the Year for Fearless.

2006 - CMT Crossroads featuring Little Big Town and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac premiered.

2004 - Marty Stuart and Connie Smith performed at the lighting of the national Christmas tree in Washington, D.C.

2002 - Kenny Chesney's album No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems was certified double platinum.

2000 - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw performed a benefit concert together for the USS Cole Fund to help out the families of the 17 American sailors killed in the terrorist bombing of that ship on October 12th.

2000 - Brad Paisley took "We Danced" to number one.

1998 - Garth Brooks appeared on NBC-TV's Christmas in Rockefeller Center.

1989 - Randy Travis went to number one with "It's Just a Matter of Time."

1979 – Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge were divorced.

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