Truly, hard work pays off. That is precisely the best definition for Tim McGraw’s success in the music business. The luxury of life and the prominence in music are the fruits of his hard work. Indeed, a real inspiration to everyone especially to those people dreaming of the limelight of music and television.
Before becoming one of the male best-selling country music artists, Tim McGraw underwent struggles such as an inability of topping the chart and low response in albums. But, these didn’t affect him instead he used them to work harder and try harder. Tim McGraw recorded singles seeking to penetrate the business and the hearts of the country music obsessives. However, he received little reaction and criticisms. He even experienced unfairness wherein because of his father’s (Tug McGraw) fame he was invited to a radio station.
Not until he released his single and album “Not A Moment Too Soo” in 1994. Such has received a great response, and it was the beginning of his prominence. The album became Best-Selling Country Album. Meanwhile, the single placed at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
Not A Moment Too Soon Single…
Wayne Perry and Joe Barnhill wrote the words and lyrics of “Not A Moment Too Soon.” It was the fourth single from his album of the same name and released in October 1994. On January 1, 1995, the single placed at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart wiping out Mark Chesnutt, Joe Diffie, Reba McEntire, and Alan Jackson’s songs.
Not A Moment Too Soon Album…
The album was Tim McGraw’s second but his very first successful of all albums. It was released in March 1994. It reached number one on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and number one on Billboard Country chart. “Not A Moment Too Soon” was documented as Billboard’s 1994 Best-Selling Album.
Furthermore, the album has ten singles and five reached top 10 on the Billboard. They are “Down On The Farm” at number two, “Indian Outlaw” at number eight, “Refried Dreams” at number five, “Don’t Take The Girl,” and “Not A Moment Too Soon” both at number one. The album was a multi-platinum certified by RIAA.
McGraw learned to play guitar and would perform and sing in exchange for money. In 1987, he attended Florida Community College at Jacksonville for one term. While studying, McGraw sat in with local bands and performed. In 1989, on the day his hero Keith Whitley died, McGraw dropped out of college to head to Nashville and pursue his musical career. He then became one of the most celebrated country artists of this generation.
Above all, Tim McGraw has 11 consecutive albums that peaked at No.1 on the Billboard charts. Twenty-six of his singles have topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Not only that but he has won several awards from credible award-giving bodies. McGraw has won 3 Grammys, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association (CMA) awards, 10 American Music Awards, and 3 People’s Choice Awards.
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