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Dec 8, 1984 Singer/songwriter Sam Hunt is born in Cedartown, Georgia. After playing quarterback for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he launches his music career, earning a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist in 2015. He also writes Kenny Chesney's "Come Over," Keith Urban's "Cop Car" and William Michael Morgan's "I Met A Girl"
Dec 8, 1996 Johnny Cash is recognized at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. Rosanne Cash sings "I Walk The Line," and the Man In Black is hailed by Robert Duvall, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson and Lyle Lovett
Dec 8, 1991 Alan Jackson sings "Don't Rock The Jukebox" and "Someday," and The Judds do "Born To Be Blue" on NBC's "Hot Country Nights." Other performers include Willie Nelson, Eddie Rabbitt, Joe Diffie and Mike Reid
Dec 8, 2005 Brad Paisley, Gretchen Wilson and Dobro ace Jerry Douglas each net four nominations, tops among country figures, as the finalists for the Grammy awards are announced at Gotham Hall in New York
Dec 8, 1945 Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs perform together on the Grand Ole Opry for the first time as members of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. The moment at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium is a seminal bluegrass event
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