Created by legacyrecordings on Jul 16, 2008
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 09:56 PM
At Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, Alabama is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during the CMA Awards national telecast.
Ultimate Alabama becomes the 30th Alabama album to hit the charts.
In Bismarck, North Dakota, Alabama performs the final concert of its "American Farewell" Tour.
Alabama receives the Career Achievement Award from the Country Radio Broadcasters at their convention.
The duration of the "American Farewell" Tour is extended due to ticket demand and fan enthusiasm.
An American Farewell Tour CD is released.
"The American Farewell" Tour hits Nashville, the fifth date on the schedule.
For The Record is certified at five million units sold.
Alabama wins the ACM's highest honor, The Pioneer Award.
The cover of Country Weekly reads, "By, By, Alabama."
In The Mood: Love Songs debuts on the charts, soon becoming the 20th top-10 hit album of the band's career.
Alabama wins the American Music Awards' "Award Of Merit," joining such greats as Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny Rogers, Michael Jackson, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks.
The New Year's Eve show at the Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas marks the beginning of Alabama's "American Farewell" Tour.
The "American Farewell" Tour is announced at the ACM Awards. On the telecast, the band introduces "I'm In The Mood," its final single.
When It All Goes South hits the charts. Eventually rising into the top-10, it is Alabama's final collection of original material to date.
For The Record is certified as Quadruple Platinum.
BMI presents its President's Award to Alabama at the organization’s gala banquet during Country Music Week. Alabama joins Frances Preston and Harlan Howard as country's only other President's Award recipients.
Twentieth Century goes Gold.
"Christmas In Dixie" makes the charts for the fourth time. By this time it has become a holiday standard for country fans.
TNN airs the three-hour TV special Alabama For The Record.
Dancin' On The Boulevard goes Platinum and Super Hits goes Gold.
Alabama sells its publishing companies to Sony-ATV for a reported $18 million.
Alabama wins its 20th American Music award, making it the most honored act in the organization's history.
Alabama For the Record airs as a pay-per-view TV special live from the Las Vegas Hilton.
Alabama gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
For The Record is declared both Gold and Platinum.
"How Do You Fall In Love" debuts on the charts - it becomes Alabama's 50th top-10 Billboard hit.
A second Alabama Grill is announced, for Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Greatest Hits Volume III is Double Platinum, Roll On is Quadruple Platinum and Mountain Music is Quintuple Platinum.
Dancin' On The Boulevard goes Gold.
The final June Jam is staged in Ft. Payne. The annual festival has raised more than $3 million for local charities by this time.
Alabama hits the country album charts for the 25th time, with Dancin' On the Boulevard. The title tune is a nostalgic look back at the group's days in Myrtle Beach.
The movie Major League 3: Back to the Minors premiers. It includes "Cheap Seats" on its soundtrack.
The Alabama Grill opens in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Alabama's Christmas Greetings TV special is taped by TNN. Tracy Byrd and Lari White are the group's guest stars.
The Closer You Get is Quadruple Platinum.
Cheap Seats goes Platinum.
In Pictures goes Platinum.
Alabama Christmas is Double Platinum.
Greatest Hits is certified for five million in sales.
In Pictures goes Gold.
RCA throws a lavish gala at Nashville's Union Station Hotel to celebrate the band's 15th anniversary with the label.
Greatest Hits Volume II goes Platinum, while Greatest Hits is declared Quadruple Platinum.
Alabama unveils its line of canned foods.
Skynyrd Frynds debuts on the charts as a country tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd. Its first track is Alabama doing "Sweet Home Alabama," which becomes the only performance on the disc to make the singles chart.
"We Can't Love Like This Anymore" becomes Alabama's 50th charted single.
"Reckless" hits No. I.
Alabama Live goes Platinum.
The Alabama Theatre opens in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
American Pride, Southern Star and Pass It On Down are all declared Platinum.