This Date in Country Music History – May 9th

 Posted by at 5:53 am on May 9, 2017
May 092017
Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw

  • 2015 – Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” topped the Billboard charts for the first of 13 weeks
  • 2012 – Tim McGraw signed a new record label deal with Big Machine Records
  • 2010 – Blake Shelton proposed to Miranda Lambert while out in the woods in Oklahoma
  • 2005 – Kenny Chesney married actress Renee Zellweger in the Virgin Islands
  • 2004 – Trick Pony signed a record label deal with Curb Records
  • 2001 – Lee Ann Womack won 3 ACM Awards for her smash hit “I Hope You Dance.”  Trophies were for Single, Song, and Vocal Event (w/ Sons of the Desert)
  • 1992 – Brooks & Dunn hit #1 on the charts with their single “Neon Moon”
  • 1989 – Keith Whitley died of alcohol poisoning
  • 1989 – Tim McGraw moved to Nashville to pursue a career in Country Music

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