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May 21, 1998 Garth Brooks' "No Fences" becomes the first country album certified for shipments of 14 million copies
May 21, 2003 Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Alan Jackson each win twice in the 38th annual Academy of Country Music awards, aired on CBS from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay. Chesney takes Top Male Vocalist and Single Record of the Year, for "The Good Stuff"
May 21, 2008 Carrie Underwood performs "Last Name" during the season finale of FOX's "American Idol," where David Cook is crowned champion. Others in the episode include Donna Summer, Bryan Adams, Graham Nash and ZZ Top
May 21, 2009 The soundtrack to "Hannah Montana: The Movie" goes gold and platinum. In addition to star Miley Cyrus, it also features music by Taylor Swift and Billy Ray Cyrus, plus an acoustic version of "Bless The Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts
May 21, 1985 Songwriter Craig Wiseman arrives in Nashville from Mississippi, sleeping in a van for his first week. He ultimately pens such hits as Kenny Chesney's "The Good Stuff," Brooks & Dunn's "Believe" and Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying"
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