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Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw has sold over 40 million units and dominated the charts with 32 #1 singles, including his latest, “Felt Good On My Lips,” a bonus track from Number One Hits, his 2010 double CD collection. With 7.8 million spins at radio, he was the most-played artist of the past decade. Southern Voice, his most recent studio album, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and the title track hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Songs chart. His “Southern Voice “ tour was the No. 1 country music tour of 2010. McGraw has won three GRAMMY® awards, 14 Academy of Country Music awards, 11 Country Music Association awards, 10 American Music awards, three People’s Choice awards and numerous other awards.

Also an accomplished actor, McGraw co-starred with Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester in Screen Gems’ Country Strong. His other films include The Blind Side (2009), which was nominated for an Academy Award, Four Christmases (2008), The Kingdom (2007), Flicka (2006) and Friday Night Lights (2004).

-via CMT.com

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