This Week In Country Music: July 4-10, 2021

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Written by Lorelai Stevens
This Week In Country Music: July 4-10, 2021
Keith Urban performs for the 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™. Hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the 56TH ACM AWARDS™ will be broadcast Sunday, April 18 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount +. Photo: Brent Harrington/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Two years ago on the Fourth of July, Keith Urban performed during the annual Stadium of Fire concert at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. Keith recalls the first time he came to America from his native Australia. 

Eleven years ago in 2010, Miranda Lambert received an RIAA-certified gold single for “The House That Built Me.” The award-winning song is something that Miranda has always cherished.

Back in 1996, 25 years ago, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were spotted at the Nashville Speedway in “affectionate situations,” feeding rumors that they were a romantic item. Married now for all those 25 years a few years back, Tim talked about working with his wife and duet partner. 

41 years ago in 1980, George Jones took his signature song, “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” to Number One on the Billboard country singles chart. Back in 2006, we talked to the country legend about his incredible success.