Chris O’Kelley

Chris O’Kelley

The good news is it’s almost Friday. The better news? Tomorrow is Friday. Just Here to lift ya up. Your Country Music Fact Of The Day For May 9th.  From Jordan Davis To Darius Rucker, we have a lot to cover.

 2020
MCA releases the Jordan Davis single “Almost Maybes” to radio
2020
Kane Brown sings “Cool Again” as a guest on NBC’s “The Voice,
2018
Carrie Underwood celebrates her 10th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member, performing “Cry Pretty,” “Jesus, Take The Wheel” and “Temporary Hom
2018
Billy Ray Cyrus and late comedian Stringbean are inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame at the Center for Rural Development in Somerse
 2017
Kelsea Ballerini gives her first concert in the United Kingdom, performing at the London club Under The Bridge
2014
Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk On A Plane” video premieres
2013
Darius Rucker receives an honorary doctorate from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, where he delivers a commencement speech
2012
Scotty McCreery pitches five innings in his final high-school baseball game as Garner High School is eliminated from the state playoffs in North Carolina
2012
Ray Stevens sings “Everything Is Beautiful” during the funeral for comedian George “Goober” Lindsey
2010
Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood earn three nominations apiece in the CMT Music Awards
2009
Kellie Pickler, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and Miranda Lambert all make People magazine’s 100 most beautiful list, alongside Miley Cyrus, Jewel, Sheryl Crow and Brad Pitt
2005
Terri Clark announces she’s engaged to her tour manager, Greg Kaczor
2004
Alan Jackson’s 1963 Thunderbird sells for $35,000 at a charity auction benefiting Bridges Of Williamson County, a Tennessee shelter for victims of domestic violence
2002
Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” debuts at #1 on the Billboard country albums chart
1996
George Strait’s “Blue Clear Sky” flies to #1 on the Billboard country albums chart

  • Jordan Davis

  • Kane Brown

  • Billy Ray

  • Darius

  • King George

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