Quote: "There was a winter formal (dance) and there was a bunch of kids in a limousine and I had a sledgehammer over my shoulder... You don't wanna be mean but when someone's taking your daughter somewhere, you want to induce a healthy amount of respect and fear." Country star Tim Mcgraw likes to scare his daughters' boyfriends.
Fact: Tim Mcgraw took the stage at Sunday's (03Apr16) Academy of Country Music Awards to perform his new single Humble and Kind for the first time on television. The star sang a stripped down version of the inspirational tune, and was joined by a racially diverse group of youths and adults who made their way through the aisles and onto the stage at Las Vegas' MGM Grand. Among those on stage were a man dressed in an Army uniform, a woman in a hijab and children of all backgrounds. After the performance MCGraw hugged the participants who accompanied him for the gig.
Fact: Singer/actor Tim Mcgraw is to star in and executive produce a new TV show based on Christopher Cook’s 2000 debut novel Robbers. MCGraw will play a drifter in the series.
Quote: "There's a few - like Trace Adkins. I wouldn't wanna run up on Trace Adkins. He's a big guy. He's a sweetheart." Tim Mcgraw insists fellow country star Trace Adkins is a tough guy he wouldn't like to mess with.
Quote: "There was one tour we had, like, 22 buses and 18 trucks. That was on the Soul 2 Soul tour when Faith and I were out. And most of that was (for) her dresses." Tim Mcgraw reveals his collaborative tour with wife Faith Hill was a huge deal.
Quote: "I happened to be cutting some meat up because I was cooking on the grill and I had a white apron on, so I had little chunks of meat on this white apron. I had a butcher knife when I answered the door and it wasn't on purpose, but it worked out well." Tim Mcgraw on his awkward first meeting with the suitor of one of his three daughters.
Quote: "The best thing about working with Clooney was walking on and not being the ugliest guy on the set! (He's a) good guy, great cast... It was a lot of fun." Country star-turned-actor Tim Mcgraw enjoyed co-starring with George Clooney in upcoming sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland.
Fact: Country star-turned-actor Tim Mcgraw has signed on to narrate a new documentary about retired basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal's friendship with his former college coach Dale Brown. The singer, who is the son of baseball star Frank 'Tug' MCGraw, will front the ESPN Films documentary Shaq & Dale. MCGraw, a lifelong Louisiana State University fan, jumped at the chance to play his part in the story of the college's most famous basketball player and his coach.
Quote: "Next spring Tomorrowland with (George) Clooney and Hugh Laurie comes out. I play a dad who's a rocket scientist, which is a stretch." Tim Mcgraw on his upcoming movie role.
Quote: "The first time I played in a club, my first year of college, I took my high school ring and pawned it and bought a guitar, and I learned how to play 50 songs over that summer and started playing for tips at the end of that summer, and I was hooked from then on." Country star Tim Mcgraw on his desperate times as a young performer.
Fact: British actress Emma Thompson made a surprise appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (19Feb14) to partake in a game of charades with actor Bradley Cooper and country singer Tim Mcgraw.
Fact: Country music star Tim Mcgraw is to hand out a home to a wounded soldier as part of an upcoming Veterans Day concert at a naval station in Florida. MCGraw will perform for troops and their families at U.S. Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville on 10 November (13) and one war hero at the gig will leave with keys to a mortgage-free house, courtesy of the charity Operation Homefront.
Fact: Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean are set to hit the stage to perform at the Country Music Association Awards next month (Nov13). The stars will be joined by Blake Shelton and Tim Mcgraw at the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on 6 November (13). More performances are still to be announced.
Quote: "She's workin' on stuff. She's writing songs and she's just in a great place. She's really enjoying life and enjoying the process of finding the right songs for her. I think that she's one of the best singers out there." Tim Mcgraw on his wife Faith Hill's musical plans.
Fact: Country couple Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill have put their sprawling family farm in Tennesse on the market for a whopping $20 million (£13.3 million). The singers' 750-plus acre estate on the banks of the Harpeth River includes main house Beechwood Hall, a plantation previously owned by country music legend Hank Williams and a log-built Greek Revival-style house, as well as at least four other residences, barns and storage buildings, according to RealEstalker.com.
Tweet: "Thoughts, prayers and love to everyone affected by the flooding in Calgary. Needed 2 (to) postpone our show this week, but it won't keep us away... We'll b (be) back!!" Country star Tim Mcgraw promises to return to Calgary, Canada after severe flooding prompted the cancellation of his upcoming concert in the city.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw and Mariah Carey are set to headline New York City's upcoming MACy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular in celebration of America's Independence Day (04Jul13). The singers will each participate in performances along the Hudson River, while Usher will curate the music for the extravagant light show.
Tweet: "Like everyone we've been watching events unfold in Boston& our deep thoughts, love & prayers go out to everyone affected by this heinous act. The courage and compassion of our first responders and bystanders who selflessly jumped in to help, inspires us all." Country couple Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw pay tribute to the emergency workers and volunteers who rushed to help those injured in the bombings at Monday's (15Apr13) Boston Marathon.
Quote: "The great thing about music, and what Bruce is able to do, is it describes situations and describes feelings and emotions that you didn't realise that you had or you didn't know how to voice those opinions or voice those emotions - and he puts that to music." Tim Mcgraw pays tribute to Bruce Springsteen. The country star and his wife Faith Hill will perform a duet of The Boss' Tougher Than the Rest at his MusiCares benefit gala on Friday night (08Feb13).
Quote: "When I watch that on Sunday Night Football, I'm like, 'I hope all my high school buddies are watching this right now!'" Country star Tim Mcgraw is very proud of his hot wife Faith Hill's opening video for NBC's Sunday Night Football show.
Quote: "That's what makes America great, we get to choose our leaders. Vote. Period. No matter what you believe, vote. You can't bitch about it if you don't vote." Country star Tim Mcgraw urges fans to vote on America's election day.
Fact: Pink, Tim Mcgraw and Sugarland star Jennifer Nettles have posed for photos with the military members of their families for a new People magazine Veterans Day tribute. The holiday falls on 11 November (12).
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw thrilled fans at his Nashville, Tennessee gig on Saturday (23Jun12) by performing a surprise duet with his wife Faith Hill. They sang their track I Need You and Hill planted a kiss on her husband's lips before she left the stage.
Tweet: "Happy Father's Day to all the dads. My dad hung the moon and stars in my eyes. I know our daughters feel the same about their dad." Tim Mcgraw's country star wife Faith Hill pays tribute to the leading men in her life.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw has launched his own line of headphones.
Quote: "It's all fake. None of it's true. We're actually married to different people. Nobody knows." Country star Tim Mcgraw jokes about his marriage to Faith Hill.
Quote: "It's OK to lower her standards for a song or two, but, for a whole record, I don't know." Tim Mcgraw jokes about recording a duets album with his wife Faith Hill.
Quote: "I would certainly be interested in it. It's certainly rumoured. I love Beyonce and I love Clint Eastwood, who's directing it, and I love the original tunes." Country star/actor Tim Mcgraw responds to reports he's set to join the cast of the remake of A Star Is Born.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw won 1983's Future Farmers of America landscaping trophy.
Fact: Lionel Richie has reached out to Taylor Swift to record a new version of his 2003 song Angel for his forthcoming duets album, Tuskegee. The soul star has re-recorded his most popular hits with the biggest names in country music, including Tim Mcgraw, JIMMY BUFFET, Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers.
Quote: "She reminds me so much of my wife in a lot of ways. They look like they could be sisters for one thing; they're built the same, they have the same sort of sense of humour... they're great souls." Tim Mcgraw had an instant connection with COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow - because she reminds him of his wife Faith Hill.
Quote: "I'm sort of p**sed at her... Twenty years I've been in the music business and I don't think I've ever gotten a standing ovation at the CMAs. After all the hard work I've done. After all the time and effort. And then she walks out and sings one song and everybody stands up." Tim Mcgraw jokes about his COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow's success at the recent country music awards, where she performed live on a big stage for the first time.
Quote: "She could have hit records but we don't want her because there's enough of us out there right now." Tim Mcgraw is keen to dissuade COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow from going professional with her singing career.
Quote: "I hate to say it, but our hands are full right now. With three daughters, I can't imagine adding one more to the plate." Country music star Tim Mcgraw has no plans to have another child with wife Faith Hill.
Quote: "I like giving money 'cos people like to get money... The reason I like to give money is so I don't have to shop." Country star Tim Mcgraw doesn't like to play a part in the Christmas shopping rush.
Quote: "I hate to admit it but I kinda like to watch the figure skating. I've got a house full of women!" Country star Tim Mcgraw loves watching the skaters on ice during the Winter Olympics. The singer shares three daughters with his wife Faith Hill.
Quote: "Hank Williams used to own the farm... The legend is (he) bet someone he could jump over this creek, hurt his back, and then died a few weeks later. I don't know if it's true, but it's a hell of a story." Tim Mcgraw on his Tennessee home's history.
Fact: Singer Tim Mcgraw has upgraded the skeet shooting range at his Tennessee farm so a pal can train for the Olympics.
Quote: "It (facial hair) is tough to maintain, but I'm stuck with it because I started with it earlier in my career. When I'm not working I tend to shave it off because it's just easier." Country singer Tim Mcgraw on grooming his famous goatee.
Fact: Grammy winner GEORGE STRAIT's acceptance as the Academy of Country Music's artist of the decade will be aired on U.S. TV on Wednesday night (27May09). The ceremony features performances from Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift and Tim Mcgraw.
Quote: We talked about getting in the studio together, so that's probably going to happen soon. I definitely think we could do something cool and different." Rapper T-Pain on his plan to record a new track with country star Tim Mcgraw.
Fact: Country couple Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw are selling their six-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bathroom mansion in California's Beverly Park Mediterranean Village - for a whopping $14.8 million (GBP10.5 million). The property boasts a personal gym, pool and four acres of land for rearing sheep and cattle.
Quote: "I hate wearing a new hat; it takes about three rainy days and a lot of sweat to get the right look and feel." Country star Tim Mcgraw admits he has been wearing the same Stetson for 15 years.
Quote: "I just ate and ate and didn't work out... I'm the fat guy in this thing." Country star Tim Mcgraw on packing on 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) to play a cage fighter in new movie FOUR CHRISTMASES.
Quote: "It makes me angry. If I was to do that to a female, I'd be arrested." Country star Tim Mcgraw is upset by front row fans who grab for his private parts at concerts.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw has become the face of his native Louisiana in a new tourism ad campaign. The singer is photographed fishing and urges travellers to "Come fall in love with Louisiana all over again."
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw is getting his teeth into a dental issue in Tennessee by headlining a charity show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville this month (May07) aimed at raising funds and awareness for the Interfaith Dental Clinic, a non-profit agency providing dental services for low-income families.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw's new album LET IT GO will feature a pair of duets with wife FAITH HILL - SHOTGUN RIDER and I NEED YOU.
Quote: "I felt sure they were going to stick it under a bus stop or something." Country singer Tim Mcgraw was thrilled his new star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is in a prime location.
Quote: "The other day, when GRACIE said, 'I'm not getting married until I'm 35,' Tim and I turned to each other and went, 'Yes!'" Country stars Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw are thrilled that their nine-year-old daughter is so independent.
Fact: MY LITTLE GIRL, the song Tim Mcgraw wrote for his new movie FLICKA, marks the first time the singer has recorded and performed one of his own tunes.
Fact: Country couple Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill handed lucky fan CHRISTINE NEVINS the keys to a brand new Dodge Charger at their Los Angeles show on Friday night (18AUG06) when the restaurant manager became the one millionth ticket buyer on their Soul2Soul II tour at the Staples Center.
Quote: "I can tell he really loves me. It's in his eyes, in the way that he looks at our children and in his passion for things that are meaningful to him." Faith Hill knows husband Tim Mcgraw is still madly in love with her.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw helps coach her daughter GRACIE's school basketball team.
Quote: "We have separate dressing rooms because she's got 36 girls running around doing hair and make-up. I like to go to my room and take another nap or watch BONANZA... I get ready in 10 minutes." Tim Mcgraw admits he and wife Faith Hill have different ways of relaxing before performing on their joint Soul2Soul II US tour.
Quote: "It's time to get rid of the skintight jeans. It's the chafing. The older you get, the worse the chafing gets." Tim Mcgraw, 38, is feeling his age.
Quote: "Forever we were JUAN and EVA PERON. Nobody ever caught on." Tim Mcgraw reveals he and wife Faith Hill used to check into hotels as Argentina's former President and his First Lady, the lead characters in hit musical EVITA.
Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw will replace cancer victim Sheryl Crow at the 18th annual Bob Costas benefit for the SSM CardinalGlennon Children's Medical Center in St Louis on 1 April (06). Crow cancelled her appearance following recent surgery for breast cancer.
Quote: <p>"Some should not do some of the things that they do in public. When you're doing shows, the flashers show up every now and then. It's entertaining but sometimes it's not so entertaining." Country star Tim Mcgraw wishes some of his fans would keep their clothes on at his concerts. </p>
Fact: <p>Country couple Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw's appearance on US TV show OPRAH yesterday (07FEB06) was the pair's first official interview together. As well as chatting about their romance, the McGraws cooked up their favourite chicken dumplings and cornbread at their home in rural Tennessee and gave Oprah viewers a tour of their sprawling 200-year-old farm, which was once owned by country legend Hank Williams. </p>
Quote: <p>"It was a small group of guys." Country superstar Tim Mcgraw plays down his America's Hottest Husband honour in Redbook magazine. </p>
Quote: <p>"He felt like home. He felt like a great old T-shirt that you never want to take off... or your favourite blanket... I couldn't stay away from him and I couldn't stop staring at him." Country star Faith Hill on falling for husband Tim Mcgraw. </p>
Quote: <p>"I read the teleprompter properly, like, in the practice run and then it started and then it was actually Tim Mcgraw, the first song he sang, it really touched me... I did start crying." Rapper Kanye West was inspired to make his controversial comments at last week's (02SEP05) Hurricane Katrina telethon by country singer Tim McGraw. </p>