Miranda Lambert Gets Nine Nominations, Elvis Buys A Pink Cadillac – Today In Country Music History
Miranda Lambert got nine Country Music Awards nominations on this date in 2010, Linda Ronstadt released her Greatest Hits Volume 1 album in 1977 and Elvis bought his mom a new car in 1956.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 01 September, 2011.
- Miranda Lambert got nine Country Music Awards nominations–the most ever for a female artist–in 2010.
- Taylor Swift made her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 2006.
- Certification of Wide Open Spaces made the Dixie Chicks the first country group in history to have an album ship 10 million units in 2000.
- Willie Nelson & Leon Russell shared the top spot on the Billboard country chart with their remake of “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1979.
- Linda Ronstadt‘s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 album was released in 1977.
- Marty Robbins‘ “Devil Woman” began an eight-week run at Number One on the Billboard country singles chart in 1962.
- Elvis Presley bought his mother a pink Cadillac in 1956.
- Kitty Wells recorded the Top 10 hit, “Lonely Side of Town,” in 1954.
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