HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHNNY CASH!

Happy Birthday to country music legend Johnny Cash, who turns 70 today.

Although the Man in Black has not performed live recently due to health concerns, he is still recording. In fact, he is nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Male Country Vocal at Wednesday night's (2/27) awards show.

Cable television stations CMT and VH1 are also planning to celebrate Cash's birthday by broadcasting special programming featuring footage compiled over the years of Cash's career, some of his classic songs and reviews of his most famous albums.

Check your local listings for times.

Here's a look at some amazing facts about Johnny:

Johnny has recorded more than 1,500 songs, which can be found on about 500 albums.

Johnny was the youngest person ever chosen for the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Johnny was the only person ever selected for both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame until until 1998, when Elvis Presley was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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