15 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."
10 Years Ago: Kellie Pickler Wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’
She was partnered with dance pro Derek Hough.
10 Must-Hear Country Concept Albums
Country music fans need these 10 concept albums in their collections.
44 Years Ago: The Bellamy Brothers Earn Their First Country No. 1
On May 19, 1979, the Bellamy Brothers earned their first country No. 1 hit with the song "If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me."
10 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'.
Top 10 Country Songs You Might Not Know Shel Silverstein Wrote
Silverstein was known for his whimsical and twisted children's poetry, but he also was a prolific songwriter, especially for country artists.
14 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Gives UT Knoxville Commencement Address, Earns Honorary Doctorate
Parton also gave the commencement address at UT Knoxville that year.
35 Years Ago: Clint Black Signs With RCA Records
The label's been home to Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers and the Judds, among others.
25 Years Ago: Shania Twain’s ‘You’re Still the One’ Hits No. 1
On May 2, 1998, "You're Still the One" hit No. 1 on the country singles chart.
14 Years Ago: Taylor Swift Launches Her First Headlining Tour
On April 23, 2009, Swift launched her first headlining tour.
30 Years Ago: Tim McGraw Releases His Self-Titled Debut Album
McGraw's self-titled debut album was released on April 20, 1993.