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May 22, 2002 Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson win three times each in the 37th Academy of Country Music awards at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre. Brooks & Dunn take Entertainer of the Year; Top Vocal Duo; and Video of the Year, for "Only In America"
May 22, 1961 Bass player Dana Williams is born in Dayton, Ohio. He joins Diamond Rio, a band that wins the Country Music Association's Vocal Group award three times. Members of the Grand Ole Opry, the band thrives on tight instrumentation and strong harmonies
May 22, 2012 Scotty McCreery performs "Please Remember Me" during a guest appearance on FOX's "American Idol." The evening also includes a rendition of "Stand By Me" by contestant Phillip Phillips
May 22, 1986 George Jones and Merle Haggard post $50,000 bond money to get Johnny Paycheck out of jail in Hillsboro, Ohio, where he was being held for the December shooting of Larry Wise in a barroom argument
May 22, 2011 Reba McEntire, Jean Shepard and songwriter Bobby Braddock are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
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