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Alabama Gets Inducted, Alan Jackson Gets Nominated – Today In Country Music History

Alabama's Randy Owen (L) and Alan Jackson chat during Music Builds: the CMT Disaster Relief Concert on May 12, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

On this date in 2005, Alabama, Glen Campbell and DeFord Bailey were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson picked up a record number of CMA Award nominations in 2002 and there was no gettin’ over Ronnie Milsap in 1981.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music for 29 August, 2011.

  • Alabama, Glen Campbell and DeFord Bailey were announced by the Country Music Association as the latest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005.
  • Alan Jackson collected 10 nominations for the 36th annual Country Music Association Awards in 2002, breaking a 32-year-old record held by Merle Haggard.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus performed the national anthem at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois in 1996, as Bill Clinton was nominated for re-election.
  • K.T. Oslin underwent quadruple-bypass heart surgery at Nashville’s St. Thomas Hospital in 1995.
  • Faith Hill‘s album It Matters To Me was released in 1995.
  • “(There’s) No Gettin’ Over Me” took Ronnie Milsap to Number One on the Billboard country chart in 1981.

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Dave D.

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