From the birth of country music, through every decade to current times, the site lists which country stars were born on each day, who scored the biggest hits, classic album release dates, country stars arrests, deaths, awards and more.

Using the date wheel, you can see which country song was at #1 on the day you were born:

Three years in the making, This Day in Country Music brings together all the significant events in the history of country music, the genre that has become the soundtrack to US culture.

This Day in Country Music editor Neil Cossar: “Country music has evolved into a major force, with many new country artists out selling the biggest rock acts in the world, with record-breaking CD, tickets and download sales. Country music has it’s roots firmly embedded in American culture and has always been an influence on many acts including The Beatles, The Stones, Dylan and Springsteen. Country music has become America’s favorite genre. This Day in Country music chronicles the growth and successes of the artists who made it happen. From Hank Williams to Tim McGraw, from Tammy Wynette to Carrie Underwood”.

On TDICM you can listen to over 2,000 classic country songs via Spotify, including the majority of country #1 hit singles.

Users can you use the ‘search’ facility on the site to see a year by year history of all of country music’s biggest names.

The site also features a country music legends section and a Classic country album page.

This Day In is one of the most successful and longest running music sites on the web, attracting over 1 million page views every month, and is also available as a book and an a series of iPhone / iPad Apps.