Just two days later, Randy Travis and his manager-wife, Lib Hatcher, filed a petition for dissolution of marriage, and the divorce was finalized Oct. 29. Their relationship began 34 years ago when Randy was just 17 years old, and the two tied the knot in 1991, 12 years after their initial meeting.
Montgomery Gentry's Eddie Montgomery will be single soon, as well, as wife Tracy filed for divorce in November.
The couple have been together for five years, and on May 9, Blake finally popped the question everybody had been asking the pair about for quite some time. They plan on getting married next spring.
GAC-TV took to the Ryman Auditorium stage to host the Music City: Keep On Playin' flood-relief benefit on May 16. Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum and Dierks Bentley took to the stage and some even to the phones for the telethon, which also featured Keith's wife, Nicole Kidman, taking pledges to the tune of nearly $2 million.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill hosted the Nashville Rising all-star benefit concert in June, featuring performances by Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood and even actress Sandra Bullock took to the stage.
The CMA donated nearly $3 million to help victims of the flood. The funds came from proceeds procured from this year's CMA Music Festival.
Garth Brooks, along with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, will play nine sold-out shows at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena beginning Dec. 16. What started out as one benefit concert exploded into nine after tickets were in such high demand. All proceeds will assist victims who were impacted by May's tragic floods, which caused more than $2 billion in damages in Nashville alone.