"Live Like You Were Dying" means a lot to singer Tim McGraw. The song about living life to its fullest, besides remind him to his father former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Tug McGraw, who died of cancer last year, it has also helped him to grab an amount of nominations at ACM Awards.
Got in hand a total of six nominations, the leading nominee could then successfully bring home top single and song honors for his hit "Live Like You Were Dying" on Tuesday night at the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Other winners include, Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss who got two trophies for their haunting duet "Whiskey Lullaby," for best video and vocal event.
Toby Keith, in addition, performed at the event singing "As Good as I Once Was." Also winning awards were Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson, Kix Brooks & Ronnie Dunn, and many others.