The Boot Staff
22 Years Ago: Lonestar Collect First Platinum Album for ‘Lonely Grill’
On Sept. 24, 1999, Lonestar scored their first platinum album.
32 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'.
12 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s Feud With Kanye West Begins at the MTV Video Music Awards
On Sept. 13, 2009, Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards for "You Belong With Me" was infamously interrupted by Kanye West.
42 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Rema…
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
Top 10 Garth Brooks Songs
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32 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Reaches No. 1 With ‘Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That’
On Aug. 5, 1989, Parton soared to the top of the charts with her single "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That."
37 Years Ago: The Judds Earn First Billboard No. 1 With ‘Mama He’s Crazy’
On Aug. 4, 1984, the Judds earned their first No. 1 hit with "Mama He's Crazy," from their freshman 'Wynonna & Naomi' EP.
32 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Hits No. 1 With ‘Cathy’s Clown’
On July 29, 1989, McEntire earned her 13th No. 1 single with "Cathy's Clown," which was originally recorded by the Everly Brothers.
Top 10 Happy Country Songs
Country music sometimes has a reputation for being all about heartache and cheatin', but the genre also has a lot to say about the good things in life!
17 Years Ago: Tim McGraw’s ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ Hits No. 1
On July 11, 2004, McGraw began his seven-week run at the top of the charts with his single "Live Like You Were Dying."