Monday, January 03, 2011

McGraw Greets 2011 With Peak Career Events

"Once you become a superstar, a lot of opportunities present themselves to an artist like Tim..." (to quote Nashville Answer Man Neil Haislop), and Tim is taking full advantage right now as he sits at #1 with "Felt Good On My Lips," and...announces his new "Emotional Traffic Tour" ...AND stars in a major hit movie (with Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund And Leighton Meester In "Country Strong," that's opening this Friday, plus THE TIM TOUR with LUKE BRYAN and THE BAND PERRY.

Ticket sales will begin on January 15th; for further details visit Tim's website. Fans can get the latest updates on the “Emotional Traffic Tour” by joining McGraw’s fan club or via Facebook or Twitter. Outback Steakhouse will be a sponsor of the tour, which will be promoted nationally by Live Nation.

McGraw ALSO delivered “The Journey to Super Bowl 45,” the opening tease to the FOX NFL Sunday pre-game show last Sunday on FOX.

“Felt Good On My Lips,” McGraw’s latest single, is No. 1* on Billboard’s Country Songs chart and has topped Mediabase’s Canadian chart for three consecutive weeks. The song is one of two bonus tracks included on his new double-CD collection, Number One Hits (Curb Records), which includes 22 other chart-topping singles.

McGraw will then be discussing the film in a series of television appearances that includes “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight (1/4), “Good Morning America” and “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” tomorrow (1/5), “Chelsea Lately” (1/6) and “The Martha Stewart Show” (1/7).

Variety called Country Strong a “rare ensemble piece in which all four principals are not only compellingly drawn but handled with an astute sense of dramatic balance” while CMT Insider noted: “Tim McGraw proves once again just what a fine actor he is.”

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