Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2012 Jake Owen broke his collarbone?

It's true! He was  skiing in Crested Butte, Colorado, and forced the cancellation of several concerts.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Jake Owen.

  • He has a fraternal twin brother named Jarrod.
  • He originally planned to be a professional golfer.
  • His first band’s name was Yee Haw Junction.
  • He was just nine credits away from a degree in English and Political Science when he dropped out to pursue his musical career.
  • His constant travel companion is his English bulldog, Merle.