Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1962 Ty Herndon was born in Butler, Alabama?

It's true! Happy Birthday, Ty!

He went on to win the Male Star of Tomorrow honor in the TNN/Music City News awards in 1996, while fashioning such hits as "What Mattered Most," "Living In A Moment" and "Hands Of A Working Man."

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Ty Herndon.

  • His full name is Boyd Tyrone Herndon.
  • He plays piano and guitar.
  • His hobbies include fishing, hiking, mountain biking and roller coasters.
  • His favorite food is steak and gravy.
  • He says the biggest influence in his life was his Grandma Myrtle.