Carrie Underwood Wins American Idol, Garth Proposes – Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of May 25
2005- Carrie Underwood wins “American Idol.” One of her winning performances is Martina McBride’s ‘Independence Day.’ She also performs ‘Bless The Broken Road’with Rascal Flatts.
2005- Garth Brooks proposes to Trisha Yearwood on one knee in front of more than 7,000 fans at Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace, in Bakersfield, California. She says yes.
2002- Alan Jackson is at No. 1 with ‘Drive,’ a tribute to his father.
1991- Doug Stone is at the top with ‘A Different Light.’
Jessi Colter, 1944. The wife of Waylon Jennings and the singer of ‘I’m Not Lisa.’
Tom T. Hall, 1936. Songwriter of ‘Harper Valley P.T.A.’ and others. Singer of ‘Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine’ and ‘I Love.’