18 Years Ago: Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ Receives 6 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations
Cash's late-career comeback reached another peak on July 24, 2003.
Top 5 Jerrod Niemann Songs
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28 Years Ago: Alan Jackson’s ‘Chattahoochee’ Climbs to No. 1
On July 17, 1993, Alan Jackson's "Chattahoochee" began its first of four weeks at No. 1 on the charts.
18 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Gives His Final Public Live Performance
On July 5, 2003, Cash gave his final public live performance, a 30-minute set at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va.
Scotty McCreery + Gabi Dugal — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
McCreery and Dugal are young, but they're longtime sweethearts.
Dolly Parton’s ‘I Will Always Love You': Why the Iconic Breakup Song Endures
On June 8, 1974, Parton's "I Will Always Love You" started its first and only week at No. 1 on the charts.
28 Years Ago: Toby Keith Earns His First No. 1 Song
On June 5, 1993, Keith earned his first No. 1 song on the Hot Country Songs Billboard chart, "Should've Been a Cowboy."
18 Years Ago: Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett Release ‘It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere’
On June 2, 2003, Jackson and Buffett teamed up to release the pint glasses-clinking ode "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere."
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.
8 Years Ago: Cassadee Pope Releases Her Debut Country Single, ‘Wasting All These Tears’
On May 31, 2013, Pope released "Wasting All These Tears," her debut country single.
13 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.