Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2010 Brad Paisley headlined a concert in the United Kingdom for the first time?

It’s true! He played Shepherds Bush Empire in London.

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Here are 5 things about Brad Paisley that you might not have known.

  • After getting his first guitar from his grandfather at 8 and writing his first song by 12, Paisley, 14, is a regular on "Jamboree USA," a country radio show in Wheeling, W.Va.
  • He wore a black tuxedo with a lavender bow tie to his high school prom in 1991.
  • Paisley spends two years at West Liberty State College before transferring to Nashville's Belmont University, where he lands internships at ASCAP and Atlantic Records.
  • The two-week-old baby in Brad Paisley's video for "He Didn't Have to Be" is Tim McGraw's nephew.
  • Brad Paisley's 6,500-sq-ft. log-cabin style home in Franklin, Tenn. features a handmade whiskey-barrel sink.