Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Soul 2 Soul Tour - Lights, Camera, Memories
When Tim McGraw debuted in the early '90s, few would have predicted that he . Sleep on It." Over , McGraw supported the album with an extensive tour, which was finally issued in January of , two years after it was completed. July 11, PM As the camera flashes, Tim McGraw grins wickedly before pinching Kenny Chesney's chest. combining their star power for this summer's co-headlining city Brothers of the Sun stadium tour after scoring a hit with. Recently a friend of Zehr's got her tickets to a concert in Albany featuring Tim McGraw and his wife, Faith Hill. Zehr went to Facebook to find out.
All the publicity helped send McGraw's next single, the ballad "Don't Take the Girl," all the way to the top of the country charts; it too made the pop Top The album kept spinning off hits: Not a Moment Too Soon was a genuine blockbuster hit, eventually selling over five million copies and topping both the country and pop album charts; it was also the best-selling country album of the year.
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In October, after the tour was over, McGraw and Hill married, in a union of country star power that drew plenty of attention from mainstream media. It doubtlessly helped McGraw's next album, 's Everywhere, become another crossover smash; it topped the country charts, fell one spot short of doing the same on the pop side, and sold four million copies.
With the multi-platinum success of Everywhere, McGraw was poised to take over Brooks' throne as the king of contemporary country, a transition that only accelerated when Brooks confounded his fans with the Chris Gaines project. McGraw, meanwhile, just kept topping the charts. His next album, 's triple-platinum A Place in the Sun, hit number one country and pop, and four of its singles also hit number one: Also inMcGraw had a brush with the law when he and tourmate Kenny Chesney got involved in a scuffle with police officers, after Chesney attempted to ride one of the officers' horses; McGraw was later cleared of assault charges and spent the rest of on a second tour with Hill.
For the follow-up album, McGraw defied country convention by entering the studio not with session musicians, but with his road band, the Dancehall Doctors, a unit that had been together since with some members around even before that.
Let It Go followed inwith Southern Voice arriving in McGraw resumed recording in early with longtime co-producer Byron Gallimore. He finished the album Emotional Traffic and even toured in anticipation of its imminent release, but his longtime label Curb refused to release it, feeling it followed Southern Voice too quickly.
The dispute landed both artist and label in court, resulting in a separation agreement. McGraw landed a major role in the film Country Strong, which was released in It was also the leading country tour of McGraw came to Chesney's aid after police officers nearby believed the horse was being stolen and tried to arrest him.
The two were arrested and charged with assault, but were later cleared. During a concert with the George Strait Country Music Festival several weeks later, Hill, dressed as a police officer, made an unscheduled appearance at the end of McGraw's set and led him off the stage.
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That song topped the country charts. The song was played extensively on radio, becoming the first country song to appear on the charts from a fully downloaded version. Unlike rock music — where it is commonplace for touring bands to provide the music on albums recorded by the artist they support, country albums are typically recorded with session musicians.
Darran Smith — lead guitar, acoustic guitar Bob Minner — rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin Denny Hemingson — steel guitar, electric, baritone, and slide guitars, dobro John Marcus — bass guitar Jeff McMahon — piano, organ, synthesizer, keyboards Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
Schmit of the Eagles on "Illegal". The album's first single and its title track was dedicated to his father Tug McGrawwho died of a brain tumor earlier in the year, was an ode to living life fully and in the moment.
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill Soul 2 Soul Tour
In latehis unlikely duet with hip hop artist Nelly on " Over and Over became a crossover hit,  spending 10 weeks atop the top 40 chart. The song also spent a week at the top of the charts in the United Kingdom, becoming McGraw's first hit single in Britain and Nelly's third number one hit in the country after " Dilemma " and " My Place ".
The alternate lyrics, which changed each week, would make reference to plays during Sunday's games, and the song would be played alongside video highlights during halftime on Monday Night Football. In a special gesture, the couple donated all of the profits from their performance in New Orleans to Hurricane Katrina relief. Although the official single version features only Lawrence's vocals, many stations have opted to play the version with McGraw and Chesney instead.
This marked McGraw's first No. The album debuted at No.