Today In Country Music History:
1987 – Dwight Yoakam releases his album “Hillbilly Delux”!
2006 – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill kick off the Soul2Soul Tour II in Ohio. This would be Faith’s first tour in 6 years. It brought in more than $89 million, making it the highest grossing concert (at the time)!
2007 – Carrie Underwood’s “Wasted” hit’s #1 on the Billboard chart!
2009 – Luke Bryan’s “Do I” is released to radio. Co-written by the members of Lady Antebellum. Hillary Scott appears on the track!
2012 – Keith Urban becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry!
2013 – Lee Brice marries his wife Sara at the Integrity Hills Chapel in Branson, Missouri!
2014 – Dierks Bentley attend the Boston Marathon to cheer on his wife. Her time over the 26.2 mile course was 3 hours, 34 minutes!