Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2012 Brad Paisley appeared on an episode of the animated Comedy Central series "South Park?"

It's true! He was singing the national anthem at a fictitious Denver Nuggets basketball game and performing "I Swear" with Cartman.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Brad Paisley.

  • He is a Scorpio.
  • He has two sons: William Huckleberry Paisley  and Jasper Warren Paisley.
  • He started the Brad Paisley Foundation in 2000 to help charities in and around his hometown of Glen Dale, WV.
  • He made his TV acting debut in 2002 on the sitcom According to Jim, which starred his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
  • His favorite author is Mark Twain.

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