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Jerrod Neimann Loves The Opry, Alabama Named Artist Of The Decade – Today In Country Music History

Jerrod Niemann performs on stage at Irving Plaza on October 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Jerrod Niemann was Loving the Grand Ole Opry on this date in 2010, the former home of Johnny Cash and June Carter burned to the ground in 2007 and Alabama was named Artist Of The Decade by the ACM in 1989.

Here’s the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 10 April, 2012.

  • Jerrod Niemann sang “Lover, Lover” during his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2010.
  • Hannah Montana: The Movie was released in theaters in 2009, featuring Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Bucky Covington and Rascal Flatts.
  • The former home of Johnny Cash and June Carter burned to the ground in Hendersonville, Tennessee in 2007 while workers were restoring it for new owner Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees.
  • Brad Paisley‘s debut album, Who Needs Pictures, brought him his first gold award in 2000.
  • George Strait recorded “Check Yes Or No” and “I Know She Still Loves Me” at Nashville’s Emerald Sound Studios in 1995.
  • Reba McEntire & Vince Gill shared the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart with “The Heart Won’t Lie” in 1993.
  • Alabama was named Artist Of The Decade by the Academy Of Country Music in 1989.
  • Waylon JenningsGreatest Hits was released in 1979.
  • Merle Haggard recorded the Number One single “Branded Man” in 1967.

Here’s Alabama, along with Brad Paisley, still going strong after all these years.

 

 

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Dave D.

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