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Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw


Famous as :

Country singer

Birth Name :

Samuel Timothy Smith

Birth Date :

May 01, 1967

Birth Place :

Delhi, Louisiana, USA

Spouse :

Faith Hill (country music singer, since 6-Oct-96)

Claim to fame :

Album "Not a Moment Too Soon" (1994)


Tim McGraw, born May 1, 1967, is well-seated among the huge players in the country music league. Son of New York Mets player, Tug McGraw, Tim was born in Delhi, Louisiana where his mother was sent by her parents to give birth. Tim believed that his stepfather, Horace Smith, was his biological father until the age of 11 when he discovered Tug's name in his birth certificate.

Tug did not acknowledge Tim as his son at first but he soon realized that Tim looked like him at the age of 18. Naturally, Tim was in love with competitive sports including baseball since he was a child. He even attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe on baseball scholarship. But guitar also gained his attention during the college years although he was not good at playing it at first.

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Tim McGraw Defends Sandy Hook Benefit Concert After Backlash From Pro-Gun Fans

April 18, 2015 01:57:25 GMT

has been criticized over his plan to play a Sandy Hook benefit concert in Hartford, Connecticut this summer. Pro-gun critics are calling out the country superstar on social media, deeming him a hypocrite for supporting what they call a "gun control fundraiser" aimed to raise funds for Sandy Hook Promise, an organization that seeks to protect children from gun violence.

Oscars 2015: Tim McGraw and Rita Ora Perform Best Original Song-Nominated Tracks

February 23, 2015 04:06:55 GMT

was among those who took the stage during the 87th annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, February 22. The country star paid musical tribute to by performing "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" from the legendary singer's documentary "".

Tim McGraw to Perform 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' for Glen Campbell at the Oscars

January 30, 2015 08:48:50 GMT

is making an appearance at the 87th Annual Academy Awards next month. The show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Thursday, January 29 that the country superstar would perform 's Best Original Song-nominated "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" at the ceremony slated for February 22.

Tim McGraw Reveals Secrets of Long Marriage With Faith Hill

September 20, 2014 05:44:45 GMT

has shared some of his secrets to long-lasting marriage. During an interview at SiriusXM headquarters, the country star who is currently promoting his 13th studio album "", which is now available everywhere, talked about his relationship with whom he married 18 years ago.

Tim McGraw's Fan Threatens to Sue Over Slap Incident at Concert

July 28, 2014 04:51:52 GMT

A concertgoer who was slapped by during his show in Atlanta threatens to sue the singer. The slap victim, Jesslyn Taylor, has hired Eric Hertz as her lawyer to represent her and contact the country music singer's camp.

Video: Tim McGraw Slaps Touchy Fan During Concert in Atlanta

July 18, 2014 03:54:43 GMT

slapped a female fan who attended his recent show in Atlanta. In a video taken by another fan and shared via TMZ, the country singer is seen performing his song "Truck Yeah" in the middle of the crowd at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood when a female fan slapped him once on the knee and once closer to his groin area.

2014 ACM Awards Nominations Put Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw on Lead

January 30, 2014 00:25:50 GMT

scored in key categories of the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards nominations. It was revealed on Wednesday, January 29 that Lambert and led this year's pack with seven nods each.

Tim McGraw Premieres New Single 'Lookin' for That Girl'

January 14, 2014 03:26:21 GMT

has debuted his new single called "Lookin' for That Girl". Arriving via Entertainment Weekly on Monday, January 13, the midtempo pop-country track features the star singing about him falling in love with a girl he thinks is very attractive.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill 'Absolutely Not' Divorcing

November 18, 2013 23:48:59 GMT

There's no storm in the marriage of and , the country singers confirmed. Despite reports on tabloids that they are heading for divorce, McGraw and Hill ended their Las Vegas show on Friday, November 15 with a kiss.

CMA Awards 2013: Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line Among Early Winners

November 07, 2013 02:16:32 GMT

took home the first two trophies from the 47th Annual Country Music Association Awards. The "It's Your Love" hitmaker won Music Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year awards which were announced by Robin Roberts on "" on Wednesday morning, November 6, hours before the CMAs kicked off.

Tim McGraw Joins George Clooney in Disney's 'Tomorrowland'

September 17, 2013 08:53:49 GMT

Having successfully released "" as his first album under Big Machine Records which he was signed to last year, country music superstar is ready to put on his acting hat once more in a new Brad Bird film, "". The new Disney project, which is slated to hit theatres late next year, will cast him opposite Hollywood A-lister , who plays the former boy genius inventor Frank Walker in the flick.

Tim McGraw Debuts 'Southern Girl' Music Video

July 24, 2013 07:20:04 GMT

has released the music video for "Southern Girl". The five-minute video sees McGraw headlining his Two Lanes of Freedom Tour and highlights fans' excitement as they sing along and dance to the country superstar's songs.

J.J. Abrams' Approach to 'Star Wars Episode 7' Will Be 'Honoring Not Revering'

June 10, 2013 02:54:27 GMT

Director J.J. Abrams gave more updates on his next project "Star Wars Episode 7" when attending the Produced By Conference on Saturday, June 8. The man behind the lens for recent blockbuster movie "" revealed how he would deliver the upcoming ambitious project from Lucasfilm.

Low-Budget 'The Purge' Shockingly Claims Victory at Box Office

June 10, 2013 01:49:33 GMT

scores his first biggest opening weekend ever with "". Unfavorable among critics, the horror-thriller film from director James DeMonaco opens to a stunning $34.1 million. Produced for merely $3 million, it shockingly steals top honor from reigning box office champion "".

Mel Brooks Honored With AFI Life Achievement Award

June 08, 2013 06:20:03 GMT

King of comedy Mel Brooks was awarded with the Life Achievement Award by American Film Institute (AFI) on June 6 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Former AFI recipient Martin Scorsese was tapped to present the award to the 86-year-old director, who is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Among those in attendance were and .

Video: Taylor Swift Rocks CMA Fest, Gets Tim McGraw and Keith Urban Onstage

June 08, 2013 06:14:51 GMT

Fresh from her "Red" performance at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, country music superstar brought the house down once again this time at the CMA Music Festival also in Nashville, Tennessee. The 23-year-old entertainer was the headliner for the kick-off show on Thursday night, June 6 at the LP Field stadium, where top country music acts are set to perform until June 9.

Carly Rae Jepsen Alleged Hacker Pleads Guilty to Mischief and Possession of Stolen Property

May 29, 2013 07:12:32 GMT

Christopher David Long, a Canadian man who was arrested in July 2012 for allegedly hacking into 's computer and presumably targeting the singer's naked pictures, has pled guilty to charges of mischief and possession of stolen property. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the British Columbia native entered the plea on Tuesday, May 28.

Ke$ha Premieres 'Crazy Kids' Music Video Featuring will.i.am

May 29, 2013 07:02:24 GMT

Dance-pop star was on "MTV First: Ke$ha" Tuesday night, May 28 to premiere her brand new music video for "Crazy Kids", the third single from her 2012 album "". Fans are treated to a new dose of her "craziness" as the 26-year-old artist goes outrageous again on her new clip, in the same breath as that of her life-size puppet-filled fun video for her latest single "C'Mon".

Anton Corbijn to Take Director's Seat on James Dean Biopic 'Life'

May 29, 2013 06:52:53 GMT

James Dean biopic "" has found its director. Dutch filmmaker and music video director Anton Corbijn is attached to serve behind the lens for the film, which is a tale of Dean's friendship with a Life Magazine photographer named Dennis Stock. "" producer Iain Canning is on board under See-Saw Films banner.

Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw Set to Perform at Fourth of July TV Special

May 29, 2013 06:50:06 GMT

and will perform at "Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular" to celebrate the nation's 237th birthday. Carey's husband, , will host the special show, which will air on NBC on Thursday, July 4, from 8:00-10:00 P.M. with an encore presentation of the second hour of the special at 10:00 P.M.

Tim McGraw Debuts 'Highway Don't Care' Music Video Feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban

May 07, 2013 09:48:27 GMT

It's been two months since 's new country ballad "Highway Don't Care" leaked online before the much-awaited music video was finally unveiled today. But it's truly worth the wait as the Shane C. Drake-directed masterpiece is a fitting visual accompaniment to McGraw's smashing hit from his "" album.

Tim McGraw Hit With New Lawsuit by Former Label Curb Records

May 01, 2013 02:53:32 GMT

A 2-year-old legal war between and Curb Records, which became his home to release his hit albums in the past 20 years, is on again. The recording company, which he left for Big Machine Records, files a new lawsuit against the country music crooner in a federal court Monday, April 29, citing copyright infringement and breach of contract.

'The Glee Project' Is Canceled After Two Seasons

April 09, 2013 01:50:42 GMT

"" reportedly will not return for a third season. TVLine learns from sources that Oxygen won't order a new season of the reality show due to several reasons, including low ratings and the fact that the mother show, "", hasn't been renewed yet by FOX.

Blake Shelton Saw Four Naked Women Before ACM Awards

April 08, 2013 10:06:39 GMT

had a surprising experience when he was in Vegas before the 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards which was held on Sunday, April 7. Ashley Monroe told PEOPLE on the event's pre-ceremony red carpet that Shelton saw her and three other women naked.

Video: Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban Perform at 2013 ACM Awards

April 08, 2013 09:47:28 GMT

As wonderfully sang the vocals with and ably assisting in the guitars, so did their trio gave one of the best performances of the night at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards. Their live performance of the new country ballad from McGraw's album "" was one of the highlights of the 48th annual staging of the prestigious country music industry awards held from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7.

Joan Rivers Refuses to Apologize for Making Heidi Klum Holocaust Joke

March 01, 2013 08:04:33 GMT

was under fire because of a joke about Heidi Klum and Holocaust she made on "" on Monday, February 25. However, the comedian, who was also a Jewish, refused to apologize. She claimed that making jokes from Holocaust was her way to make the incident remembered.

Justin Bieber to Celebrate 19th Birthday With Circus-Themed Party in London Club

March 01, 2013 07:54:47 GMT

is celebrating his 19th birthday on March 1 in London with his gang and his rumored new squeeze Ella-Paige Roberts Clarke. Rumor has it, the club he chooses to spend the night for the special day "is all ready for him, with clowns, goblins, aerial acts and some fire-eaters."

Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and More to Salute Tim McGraw

March 01, 2013 07:31:03 GMT

Country music superstar has been chosen as this year's Academy of Country Music Awards honoree and as expected, the best in country music will be coming out to salute the singer in a special tribute concert. , , and will perform in the two-hour long "ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night" with the curious inclusion of R'n'B crooner .

Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban's 'Highway Don't Care' Leaks

February 06, 2013 03:49:38 GMT

Country music A-listers , and team up for a rare recording trifecta in "Highway Don't Care". The mid-tempo tune is the last one in the list of thirteen tracks included in the standard edition of "", McGraw's first album under Big Machine Records which he signed up with last year.

Tim McGraw Premieres 'One of Those Nights' Music Video

December 19, 2012 09:31:14 GMT

The magnificent lighting and cinematography of the clip are not the only things that will impress fans as they watch the country superstar's newest music video. The 45-year-old singer-songwriter likewise impresses with his remarkable physique, as he looks to be in the best shape of his life, not to mention he has never sounded better than on his "One of Those Nights" track.

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