Artist of the Week May 08, 2013 08 May 13

This week’s KKOK Artist of the Week is: Tim McGraw

- Born May 1st, 1967 in Delhi, LA

- Tim McGraw has displayed his talents through music and on the big screen.

- He has been in eight movies including hit films: “Friday Night Lights,” “The Blindside,” & “Country Strong.”

- McGraw is married to fellow country music star Faith Hill, and his father was the late professional baseball player Tug McGraw.

- McGraw has sold over 40 million albums in the U.S. making him the 8th best selling artist ever, 3rd best of country musicians.

- He has released 12 studio albums with 10 of them going all the way to #1.

- He has released 54 singles, and 33 of those have reached the top spot.

- Before he chose to be a musician, McGraw was a pre law major in college.

- He is a 3x Grammy Award winner along with: 8 CMA’s, 10 AMA’s, 9 ACM’s, & 7 Billboard Music Awards.

- He’s been ranked as the 95th greatest country artist of all time by  countrymusic.com.

If you want to hear some of his music, follow this link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CgnhSsf2HA&list=PL8589A33C1B2A7A95