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This Day in Country Music History, November 23

Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Carrie Underwood and Florida Georgia Line come up winners in the American Music Awards on ABC
A new installment of "CMT Crossroads" debuts featuring Randy Travis and The Avett Brothers. Among their performances is a collaboration on "Three Wooden Crosses"
Carrie Underwood sings "Before He Cheats" during halftime of an NFL Thanksgiving Day game at Texas Stadium in Irving, while Kelly Clarkson delivers the national anthem. The Dallas Cowboys win handily over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 38-10
Rascal Flatts sings "Prayin' For Daylight" on an OshKosh B'Gosh float during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Jo Dee Messina rides a Jell-O float, and Kenny Chesney sings "Me And You" with Sara Evans and Jennifer Day watching
Deana Carter ices the top spot on the Billboard country chart with "Strawberry Wine"
Destiny Hope Cyrus is born in Nashville to Billy Ray Cyrus. Using the name Miley Cyrus, she comes to prominence as an actor on the Disney show "Hannah Montana," joining her father on a 2007 country hit, "Ready, Set, Don't Go"
Roy Acuff dies from congestive heart failure in Nashville and is buried within eight hours. A Grand Ole Opry symbol for over 50 years, the "King Of Country Music" was the first living member inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
Tammy Wynette sits at #1 in Billboard with "Stand By Your Man"
Jack Greene becomes the first country star to appear in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York
Hank Williams writes "Cold, Cold Heart"