What was the world like 10 years ago? Well, here's a throwback Thursday to review!
Big & Rich "Comin' To Your City" album certified gold and platinum.
2006 was incredibly kind to Carrie Underwood: "Jesus Take the Wheel" was her first #1 Billboard hit and was on the chart for six weeks, then "Before He Cheats" was #1 on Billboard for five weeks. The American Music Awards gave Carrie Underwood "New Artist of the Year." "Jesus Take the Wheel" also won the Best Country Song Grammy.
"What Hurts the Most" by Rascal Flatts was #1 on Billboard for four weeks, "Summertime" by Kenny Chesney was #1 on Billboard for five weeks and Rodney Atkins' "If You're Going Through Hell" was #1 for four weeks.
Time Magazine names Alan Jackson's "The Firefly's Song" #5 and George Strait's "Why Can't I Leave Her Alone?" #6 on the Top Ten Songs of 2006.
The American Music Awards awards Kelly Clarkson "Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist", Toby Keith "Best Male Artist" and Faith Hill "Best Female Artist."
8 Artists had their first #1 Billboard hit: Carrie Underwood, Josh Turner, Jack Ingram, Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, The Wreckers, Heartland and Sugarland.
George Strait's "She Let Herself Go" was his 40th #1 Billboard hit, which tied him for the world record with Conway Twitty. Later that year, Strait broke the record by scoring his 41st #1 hit with "Give It Away." Also, George Strait was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.