Today in country music history:
2010 - Taylor Swift won four trophies at the Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and Best Country Album for Fearless.
2008 - Carrie Underwood's video for "All-American Girl" premiered.
2006 - The Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line got five Oscar nominations including Best Actor and Actress nods for leads Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon. Dolly Parton's song from Transamerica, "Travelin' Thru," was nominated for Best Original Song.
2004 - On the night before the Super Bowl, Toby Keith and Willie Nelson performed live on CMT Crossroads. Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry also appeared on the show.
1997 - Tim McGraw's album Not a Moment Too Soon was certified five-times platinum.
1993 - Garth Brooks sang the national anthem at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
1977 - Loretta Lynn won two trophies at the American Music Awards, and Johnny Cash became the first country artist to win the Award of Merit.
1970 - Tom T. Hall earned his first number one hit with "A Week in a Country Jail."
1968 - Merle Haggard recorded "The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde" at the Capitol Recording Studio in Hollywood.
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