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Top 10 Country Road Trip Songs
Nothing beats a cool country soundtrack to crank up while you're exploring those wide-open spaces in your chosen mode of transportation.
28 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Triple Platinum
On June 23, 1993, 'Brand New Man' album was certified triple platinum.
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Jesus, Take the Wheel’
Underwood's first single from her debut album, 'Some Hearts', spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and earned a Top 10 spot on the Christian Songs chart (No. 4), a Top 20 spot on the Hot 100 (No. 20) and Top 30 spot on the Adult…
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘Ropin’ the Wind’ Goes Diamond
On Nov. 16, 1994, Brooks made history.
27 Years Ago: Trisha Yearwood Hits No. 1 With ‘XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl)’
On Sept. 10, 1994, Yearwood's single "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" became her second No. 1 hit.
52 Years Ago: ‘Hee Haw’ Makes Prime-Time Debut on CBS
On June 15, 1969, the TV show 'Hee Haw' made its prime-time debut on CBS.
62 Years Ago: Randy Travis Is Born in Monroe, N.C.
Happy birthday, Randy!
17 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker Hit No. 1 With ‘When the Sun Goes Down’
On April 3, 2004, "When the Sun Goes Down" became a No. 1 hit.
53 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Is Born in Tennessee
Happy birthday, Kenny!
17 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘American Soldier’
On Feb. 21, 2004, Keith earned his 13th No. 1 hit.
Meet The Boot’s 2020 Artists to Watch
We're betting on big years for these rising stars in 2020.
2019 CMA Awards: See All the Red Carpet Looks
See the stars walk the red carpet at the 2019 CMA Awards.