COUNTRY HISTORY

August 24th: On This Day

On this day in 1974, Ray Stevens' novelty song "The Streak" captured the #1 spot on the chart. "The Streak" was Stevens' second #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, and would be Certified…
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August 21st: On This Day

On this day in 2002, Garth Brooks' CD Scarecrow was certified Triple Platinum. The album was released in November of 2001¬†and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart, and the Top Country Albums Chart.…
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August 20th: On This Day

On this day in 1986, Alabama's album My Home's In Alabama was certified Double-Platinum. The album spawned for singles, the title track "My Home is Alabama" peaked at #17, "I Wanna Come Over" that peaked…
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August 19th: On This Day

Today in 2010, Blake Shelton's "Six Pak" album, All About Tonight, grabbed the top spot on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. It also debuted at #6 on the Billboard's Top 200 Chart. All About Tonight…
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August 18th: On This Day

On this day in 1996, LeAnn Rimes was nominated for a CMA in the "Single Of The Year" and "Horizon" Categories making her the youngest nominee ever. Rimes would lose the "Horizon Award" to Bryan…
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August 17th: On This Day

On this day in 1985, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson - collectively known as The Highwaymen- topped the chart with their song "Highway Man." The song spent a total 20 weeks…
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August 14th: On This Day

Today in 2011, Zac Brown Band performed several songs on NBC's Today Show and then were given a surprise on the show; news that their album, You Get What You Give, had been Certified Platinum…
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August 13th: On This Day

Brooks & Dunn's debut album, Brand New Man, was released on this day in 1991. The album featured the number one songs "Brand New Man" and "Boot Scootin' Boogie." The album peaked at #3 on…
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August 12th: On This Day

On this day in 1969, Johnny Cash's album Johnny Cash At San Quentin was certified Gold. The album would eventually go Triple Platinum in 2003. The album was also nominated for a number of Grammy…
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August 11th: On This Day

On this day in 1951, Hank Williams took his tune "Hey Good Lookin'" to the top of the charts. The song would go on to be covered by many artists, and in 2001, Hank's version…
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