Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2005 Faith Hill's "Mississippi Girl" set up residence at #1 on the Billboard country chart?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Faith Hill.

  • She joined a band in high school and began performing at rodeos and local fairs.
  • She moved to Nashville at 19 and denied being an aspiring singer in order to get a receptionist job at a music publishing company.
  • She released her first album, Take Me as I Am, in 1993.
  • She met her husband, country singer and actor Tim McGraw, when they toured together in 1996.
  • She founded the Faith Hill Family Literacy Project in 1996.