Faith Hill and Tim McGraw's daughter working in Tenn. congressman's office: report
A new House staffer reportedly has a major country music connection, calling Faith Hill and Tim McGraw mom and dad.Maggie McGraw, the middle child of the country music couple's three daughters, is working in Rep. Jim Cooper's (D-Tenn.) office as a staff assistant and legislative correspondent. The retiring congressman's office didn't immediately return ITK's request for comment. LegiStorm was first to report the news on Friday.McGraw's famous...news.yahoo.com
Country artist Cam confronts hard truths on 'The Otherside'
Country singer Cam poses in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 to promote her second album The Otherside. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The five-year journey between albums for country singer Cam was an evolution in coming to grips with hard truths about a music industry that had left her a bit bruised but not broken. But two years ago, Cam decided to walk away from Sony Nashville’s imprint Arista citing different values, but remaining under Sony on the RCA Record label based in New York. The title track, a meticulously crafted country dance track, was co-written with acclaimed Swedish dance artist Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling. She knew what she was getting into when she heard Smith’s easily recognizable voice on the demo for “Happier For You,” a melancholic country song that fit well with Cam's aesthetic of moody and introspective country tunes.
'The West Wing' cast reunites again, this time for a book
NEW YORK – The stars of “The West Wing” are once again joining together, this time for a book about the award-winning White House television drama. On Monday, Dutton announced that it had acquired “What's Next: A Citizen's Guide to The West Wing,” organized by actors Melissa Fitzgerald and Mary McCormack, with the participation of Martin Sheen, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney and series creator Aaron Sorkin among others. “What's Next” will combine memories of the NBC program, which ran from 1999-2006, with “a powerful case for competent and empathetic leadership, and for hope and optimism in what lies ahead," according to Dutton, which has not set a release date. In a joint statement, Fitzgerald and McCormack said the book was "for the millions of fans who love the show, and also to show how that love, hope and optimism it has engendered has been channeled into real world service and action. The series won four consecutive best drama series Emmy Awards beginning in 2000.
New this week: Patty Smyth, 'The Right Stuff' and 'Time'
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company has curated an album focused on social justice to be released Friday. — It’s taken nearly three decades but Scandal rocker Patty Smyth is releasing her first album of original material on Friday. Fans of that show will find similar style, cars, clothes and alpha male energy in “The Right Stuff,” an eight-part series based on Tom Wolfe's book. The show, about demon-hunting brothers Dean and Sam Winchester (Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki), debuted the same year as YouTube.
Faith Hill Calls for Mississippi to Change State Flag
Faith Hill is urging Mississippi to update its flag. The Mississippi flag features the Confederate emblem. "Now, it is time for the world to meet the Mississippi of today and not the Mississippi of 1894 (when the MS legislature voted on the current flag)." "I urge the Mississippi legislature to vote tomorrow Friday, June 26 on ONE NEW FLAG, one that represents ALL of the citizens of Mississippi." RELATED CONTENT:Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Perform Intimate Duet on CMT's 'Feed The Front Line' SpecialTim McGraw on Why Quarantine Hasn't Changed His Relationship With Faith HilTim McGraw Says Faith Hill Told Him to 'Get Over Yourself' Before He Lost 40 Pounds (Exclusive)
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Perform Intimate Duet on CMT's 'Feed The Front Line' Special
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and country music's biggest names teamed up for a good cause. The singers participated in CMT's Feed The Front Line LIVE, a virtual, star-studded benefit livestream featuring more than 40 artists to raise funds for frontline workers and others in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Before McGraw and Hill performed, Scott McCreery kicked off the "Breakfast" portion with the first performance of the day, singing "This Is It." To conclude the event, McGraw and Hill serenaded fans with an intimate duet. The organization has raised over $750,000 and delivered close to 50,000 meals to frontline workers to date.
More celebs join Michelle Obama's voter outreach drive
NEW YORK, NY – Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote. Obama is already a co-chair, along with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Faith Hill, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson, and basketball star Chris Paul. When We Vote, a nonprofit, describes itself as a nonpartisan group dedicated to increasing voter participation. The announcement Thursday marks a year until the 2020 elections, which includes the presidential race. ___This story has been corrected to delete incorrect reference that the 2020 general elections are happening a year to the date of Thursday.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Celebrate 23rd Wedding Anniversary With Sweet Tributes
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are celebrating their love! In the shot, McGraw stands behind his smiling bride with his arms extended as he gives her a kiss on her ear. "To my one and only, Happy Anniversary, my love I love you ," Hill captioned the shot. RELATED CONTENT:Watch Tim McGraw Harmonize With Daughter Gracie on Road Trip: 'This Girl Can Sing!' Tim McGraw on the Motivation Behind His Six-Pack Abs and Shirtless Photos (Exclusive)Tim McGraw Shares the Most Romantic Birthday Message for Faith Hill