Tim McGraw

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Tim McGraw

McGraw performing for the United States Air Force in 2003
Background information
Birth name Samuel Timothy McGraw
Born May 1, 1967 (1967-05-01) (age 46)
Delhi, Louisiana, U.S.
Genres Country
Occupations Singer, songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1990–present
Labels Curb
Big Machine
Associated acts Faith Hill, The Dancehall Doctors
Website timmcgraw.com

Samuel Timothy "Tim" McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He is well known for his singles "I Like It, I Love It", "Please Don't Take the Girl", "Grown Men Don't Cry", and "Live Like You We're Dying".

McGraw had 11 consecutive albums debut at Number One on the Billboard albums charts. Twenty-one singles hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. He has won 3 Grammys, 14 Academy of Country Music awards, 11 Country Music Association (CMA) awards[1], 10 American Music Awards, and 3 People's Choice Awards.

Marriage and family[change | edit source]

He has been married to Faith Hill since 1996. They have three daughters: Gracie Katherine (born May 1997), Maggie Elizabeth (born August 1998), and Audrey Caroline (born December 2001).[2]

Studio albums[change | edit source]

Filmography[change | edit source]

Movie
Year Movie Role Notes
2004 Black Cloud Sheriff Cliff Powers
Friday Night Lights Charles Billingsley Nominated – MTV Movie Award – Best Male Breakthrough Performance
2006 Flicka Rob McLaughlin Nominated – Critics Choice Award for Best Song: "My Little Girl"
2007 The Kingdom Aaron Jackson
2008 Four Christmases Dallas
2009 The Blind Side Sean Tuohy
2010 Country Strong James Canter
2011 Dirty Girl Danny
Television
Year Movie Role Notes
1997 The Jeff Foxworthy Show Lionel one episode; "Feud for Thought"
2008 Saturday Night Live Host Hosted November 22, 2008
2011 Who Do You Think You Are? (U.S. TV series) Himself Season 2, Episode 2

Awards[change | edit source]

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Year Awards Award
1994 Country Music Television Male Video Artist of the Year
American Music Awards Album of the Year – Not a Moment Too Soon
American Music Awards Top New Male Vocalist
Billboard Awards Top New Country Artist
Billboard Magazine Top New Country Album – Not a Moment Too Soon
1995 American Music Awards Favorite Country New Artist
1997 Billboard Magazine Single of the Year – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
Country Music Television Video of the Year – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
Country Music Television Male Artist of the Year
Playgirl Magazine Top Ten, Sexiest Men of the Year
CMA Vocal Event – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
1998 Billboard Awards Country Single of the Year – "Just To See You Smile"
CMA Album of the Year – Everywhere
Academy of Country Music Single of the Year – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
Academy of Country Music Song of the Year – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
Academy of Country Music Video of the Year – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
Academy of Country Music Top Vocal Event – "It's Your Love" (with Faith Hill)
1999 Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist
Academy of Country Music Vocal Collaboration – "Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me" (with Faith Hill)
CMA Male Vocalist
CMA Album of the Year – A Place in the Sun
2000 CMA Male Vocalist
National Fatherhood Initiative Father of the Year
Academy of Country Music Male Vocalist
Billboard Awards Male Artist of the Year
2001 American Music Awards Favorite Male Country Artist
Grammy Awards Vocal Collaboration – "Let's Make Love (with Faith Hill)
CMA Entertainer of the Year
Billboard Awards Country Artist
Billboard Awards Male Country Artist
Billboard Awards Country Albums Artist
Billboard Awards Country Single Artist
Billboard Awards Country Album – Greatest Hits
2002 American Music Awards Best Country Album – Set This Circus Down
American Music Awards Favorite Male Country Artist
2003 American Music Awards (January) Favorite Country Male Artist
Radio Music Awards (January) Country Male Artist
American Music Awards (November) Favorite Country Male Artist
2004 People's Choice Awards Favorite Country Male Artist
Radio Music Awards Country Male Artist
CMA Single of the Year – "Live Like You Were Dying"
2005 American Music Awards Album of the Year -Live Like You Were Dying
American Music Awards Male Artist (country genre)
Academy of Country Music Song of the Year -"Live Like You Were Dying"
Academy of Country Music Single of the Year -"Live Like You Were Dying"
People's Choice Awards Favorite Country Male Artist
Grammy Award Best Male Country Vocal Performance – "Live Like You Were Dying"
Country Music Television Most Inspiring Video – "Live Like You Were Dying"
2006 People's Choice Awards Top Male Performer
Grammy Award Country Vocal Collaboration – "Like We Never Loved At All" (with Faith Hill)

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