The Boot Staff
2019 CMA Awards: The Winners List
The 2019 CMA Awards will take place on Wednesday night (Nov. 13).
35 Years Ago: Alabama Become First Country Group to Go Triple Platinum
On Oct. 25, 1984, Alabama accomplished a feat that had never been achieved by a country group before.
Reba McEntire’s First CMA Awards Win Came With Well Wishes From Emmylou Harris
I was walking out, and Emmylou walked up to me and ..."
25 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Who’s That Man’
On Oct. 8, 1994, Keith was undoubtedly raising a glass to toast to his success.
30 Years Ago: Clint Black Picks Up First Gold Album for ‘Killin’ Time’
On Sept. 24, 1989, Black earned his first gold record, for his freshman album, 'Killin' Time'.
96 Years Ago: Hank Williams Is Born
Country legend Williams was born on Sept. 17, 1923.
16 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies
On Sept. 12, 2003, Cash passed away after suffering complications from diabetes.
25 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery, on His 63rd Birthday
On Sept. 12, 1994, Jones had triple bypass surgery, on his 63rd birthday, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
40 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Album Certified Platinum
On Sept. 7, 1979, Jennings' 'Greatest Hits' album was certified platinum, for sales in excess of one million units.