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  • Aug 11, 1964
    The Music City News, established by Faron Young, celebrates its first anniversary with a pair of figure eight races at the Nashville Speedway. The winning drivers: Willie Nelson and Roy Drusky
    Oct 21, 1967
    The Music City News presents its first annual awards at Ernest Tubb's Record Shop in Nashville. Merle Haggard wins Favorite Male Artist, and Loretta Lynn is named Favorite Female Artist
    Jun 11, 1975
    Loretta Lynn wins five times and Conway Twitty swipes three trophies during the Music City News Awards at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville. "The Pill" and "Linda On My Mind" tie for Single of the Year
    Jun 6, 1978
    Larry Gatlin claims top honors at The Music City News awards, winning three trophies, including Favorite Male Vocalist
    Jun 4, 1979
    Kenny Rogers nabs three trophies in The Music City News awards, including Single Record of the Year, for "The Gambler"
    Apr 29, 1980
    Marty Robbins garners nominations in nine of the 15 categories for The Music City News awards to lead the pack
    Jun 9, 1980
    The Statler Brothers win three honors at The Music City News awards, while Loretta Lynn and Marty Robbins win two apiece
    May 1, 1981
    Marty Robbins leads the pack with seven nominations in The Music City News awards, while Barbara Mandrell gets five
    Jun 8, 1981
    The Mandrell Sisters accumulate five honors at the 15th annual Music City News awards, including Favorite TV Show
    Jun 7, 1982
    The Music City News awards are presented, though two trophies are mistakenly given to artists who did not win. Lew DeWitt rejoins The Statler Brothers to host the show after five months off the road with Crohn's disease

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