By the late '90s, Tim McGraw was not only a superstar among country fans, but a mainstream celebrity.
Samuel Timothy McGraw was born in Delhi, La., on May 1, 1967. He landed a deal with Curb in 1992, and his self-titled debut album appeared in 1993. Since then, McGraw has sold millions of albums and amassed more than 20 No. 1 singles including "Indian Outlaw," "Don't Take the Girl," "I Like It, I Love It," "Live Like You Were Dying," "Everywhere," "Where the Green Grass Grows," "Just to See You Smile," "One of These Days," "For a Little While," "Please Remember Me," "Something Like That," "My Best Friend" and "My Next Thirty Years." McGraw also enjoyed successful duets with his wife Faith Hill: "It's Your Love," "Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me," and "Let's Make Love." He also recorded a successful duet with protégée Jo Dee Messina entitled "Bring on the Rain."
McGraw has 11 Country Music Association Awards, including 2001 Entertainer of the Year honors and two trophies for for Male Vocalist of the Year in 1999 and 2000. He has won four Album of the Year Awards. Since 1994, he has collected 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, including the 1998 and 1999 Top Male Vocalist Award.
Since his debut in the early 90s, McGraw has enjoyed record-breaking tours, both as a solo artist and with his wife on their popular Soul 2 Soul outing.
He released Southern Voice in 2009, led by the title track debut single. McGraw released his latest album, Emotional Traffic, in 2012.