Jennifer Nettles introduced the Kenny Rogers tribute at the 2013 CMA Awards (Nov. 6). Rogers was honored with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, but before he received his trophy, he enjoyed modern acts performing a medley of his songs before joining him in song.
The Country Music Hall of Fame just added a little more fame to its halls with the pending induction of Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and Cowboy Jack Clement. It's country music's highest honor, and the three join the ranks of artists such as Reba McEntire and Vince Gill.
Alabama (the musicians, not the whole state) made a surprise appearance at the CMA Music Festival on this date in 2011, Brad Paisley was Waitin' in 2008, Kenny Rogers had the number one Country music song in 1979 and more.