Billboard has crunched some country music awards data to determine that the most honored country recording of all time is George Jones' 1980 classic, "He Stopped Loving Her Today." The publication notes that the song has earned several of the genre's most prestigious honors, including CMA Single of the Year and Song of the Year, ACM Song of the Year and the Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance. The track was also made a part of the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry in 2008. The Country Daily notes that "He Stopped Loving Her Today," co-written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman, is also currently celebrating its 40th anniversary of topping the Billboard Hot Country Chart on July 5, 1980.
Read more: https://www.thecountrydaily.com/2020/07/08/billboard-reveals-most-honored-country-recording-of-all-time/
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