Did you know that on this day in Country Music History that in 2012Tim McGraw snagged a gold single for "Truck Yeah"?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Tim McGraw.

  • In 2004, he made his film debut in the high-school football drama Friday Night Lights, playing an abusive father.
  • He won the 2004 People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Musical Performer.
  • He paired with rap star Nelly for the No. 1 ballad "Over and Over" in 2004.
  • He sang a duet, "Me and Tennessee," with Gwyneth Paltrow for the film Country Strong (2010), in which he played her husband; Paltrow's real-life husband, Coldplay's Chris Martin, wrote the song.
  • He organized, along with wife Faith Hill, the fundraising event Nashville Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery in 2010.