27 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Signs His First Record Deal
On June 30, 1993, Chesney signed his first record deal, with the newly opened country division of Capricorn Records.
‘Urban Cowboy’: 10 Things You Might Not Know About the Movie
On June 6, 1980, 'Urban Cowboy' hit theaters.
John Osborne + Lucie Silvas — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Osborne and Silvas are a musical power couple who came together thanks to (what else?) music.
12 Years Ago: Darius Rucker Releases His Debut Country Single
On May 27, 2008, Darius Rucker released his debut country single, "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."
WATCH: 8 Times Country Music Embraced the Eagles
Here's a look back at the Eagles' history with country music that confirms the group's major impact on the genre.
7 Years Ago: Kellie Pickler Wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’
She was partnered with dance pro Derek Hough.
7 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Earns Honorary Doctorate From Berklee College of Music
Recipients are being "recognized for their achievements and influence in music, and for their enduring contributions to American and international culture."
31 Years Ago: Lorrie Morgan Releases Her Debut Album, ‘Leave the Light On’
On May 11, 1989, Morgan released her debut major-label album, 'Leave the Light On'.
Russell + Kailey Dickerson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Dickerson and his wife have the kind of fairytale romance that's the envy of hopeless romantics everywhere.
Op-Ed: Tammy Wynette’s Heartbroken Persona, Reconsidered
Considering Wynette simply as a one-dimensional conduit for drama and heartache does a disservice to the nuanced contours of her work.
11 Years Ago: Taylor Swift Launches Her First Headlining Tour
On April 23, 2009, Swift launched her first headlining tour.