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Originally posted 02/02/2013 10:30AM
With his three daughters hustled off to school, Tim McGraw spends an afternoon tucked inside his Nashville home juggling multiple business calls and doing what the country singer does best: teasing his wife, Faith Hill.
"I have tried working out a couple of times with her and afterward, I can't move,” says McGraw, who sometimes joins Hill at their home gym to burn calories.
When asked about her routine, McGraw jokes, "It's like, leg warmers and Olivia Newton-John's 'Physical.'"
A high-pitched giggle from Hill interrupts McGraw, forcing him to set the record straight: "Faith says it is nothing like that." McGraw then pauses before going on, "But yeah, it's me with my headband on and leg warmers..."
Originally posted 01/30/2013 08:00AM
Tim McGraw has a new album, a new tour and a whole new rocking body complete with an enviable eight-pack. How does he do it?
"I drank a lot from my point of view and I needed to stop," McGraw, 45, tells PEOPLE in its new issue, out this Friday. "I felt quitting was something I needed to do. I didn't feel I had any moral high ground with my kids in the long run."
Five years ago, the country superstar replaced throwing back whiskey with weight-training and an intense workout regimen – and when he showed up for PEOPLE's cover shoot in Las Vegas, he played basketball with his band shirtless (and we have the exclusive pics to prove it).
Originally posted 12/09/2012 05:00PM
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill looked at each other, their hands on each others knees and shared a passionate kiss just after midnight Sunday morning.
The moment was a long time coming – it capped off their first weekend as a Las Vegas headlining act.
Earlier in the 90 minute show, McGraw told the crowd at the Venetian that he and his wife were going to "have fun tonight" and it genuinely seemed like they did, singing with each other for several songs while still letting the other perform their solo hits. Though the show – called the Soul2Soul series – is technically not the same "residency" show Las Vegas is known for, the couple will perform for 10 weekends through April.
At a press conference several months ago, McGraw and Hill promised a "personal" show, and they delivered in a big way. In fact, it got very personal as McGraw complimented his wife on her flowing black dress, saying, "It's gonna look good on the floor later."
Originally posted 11/01/2012 04:05PM
No tricks, lots of treats!
Tim McGraw and The Mavericks debuted songs from their upcoming 2013 albums at a private Halloween show in Nashville on Wednesday.
During McGraw's preview of songs from Two Lanes of Freedom, he was joined by R&B crooner Ne-Yo.
"Tim and Ne-Yo aren't a new collaboration. Ne-Yo recorded 'Only Human' with the country singer for his Emotional Traffic album," a source tells PEOPLE.
The singers performed "Only Human" and "She Is" before McGraw closed the set with his new single "One of Those Nights."
"One of Those Nights" will make its television debut during Thursday's Country Music Awards on ABC.
– Kay West
Originally posted 08/07/2012 06:15PM
Early in her career Faith Hill sang "Let's Go to Vegas." Later this year, she and her superstar husband, Tim McGraw, will do just that.
The country music power couple will begin a run of concerts at the Venetian Las Vegas Casino, Hotel & Resort on Dec. 7.
"This will be a moment in time in our careers," McGraw, 45, said Tuesday of the Soul2Soul series, which will feature 40 shows in an intimate 1,800-seat theater through April 2013.
The deal, in the works for over a year, calls for only weekend shows to make things easier for daughters Gracie, 15, Maggie, 13, and Audrey, 10, who all attend school in Nashville.
Originally posted 06/08/2012 08:20AM
Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney have been in the country music biz long enough to know what fans want – and what they don't.
"I tell you what we won't be doing on tour – love ballad duets!" Chesney, 44, tells PEOPLE Country's July issue. "That time of night, in a football stadium, they want it loud and fast. That's what we'll give them."
The friends and touring buddies also give country fans tons of insight into their 21-year friendship in the new issue, including what Chesney thinks of McGraw's wife, Faith Hill, what their moms have in common, and what they've enjoyed doing together over the years.
Originally posted 06/06/2012 01:15PM
It was a gorgeous, slightly breezy day in Nashville. There was a breakfast buffet stocked with muffins and fruit set up – and the sound of gunfire crackled loudly in the air.
Turns out, Tim McGraw had a specific target in mind.
"I'm going to take out Luke Bryan," the country superstar, and host of the charity Tug McGraw Celebrity Sporting Clay Shootout, said jokingly to PEOPLE Tuesday at the Nashville Gun Club. "He's a Georgia boy, and I'm a Louisiana boy, so I've got an advantage right off."
"But I'm a little rusty, so I'm aiming for Luke's foot," McGraw, slated to hit the road this weekend on his summer tour with Kenny Chesney, continued. "I think if I can take him out, I've got it."
Originally posted 04/03/2012 05:55AM
Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift celebrated her ACM victory with a large group of family and friends at Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge at Las Vegas's Bellagio Hotel. The country superstar enjoyed many of the restaurant's signature items, including Big Eye Tuna Pizza, Tai Snapper and Kobe beef Tataki.
And a bonus: Yellowtail presented Taylor with special custom chopsticks engraved with her name on them.
Elsewhere in Sin City, country super couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw ate a post-show dinner at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse.
The couple sipped wine and lingered over their meal for over two hours, feasting on a mixed seafood appetizer, bone-in filets and a 22 oz. lobster tail. "They were in great moods and were really lovey-dovey at the table," a source tells PEOPLE. – Kristen Mascia and Dahvi Shira
Originally posted 04/02/2012 12:05AM
Nashville's biggest names invaded Las Vegas Sunday for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
From on-stage collaborations (Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw) to A-List couples (McGraw and Faith Hill) to the triumphant winners (Taylor Swift, who took home the top prize for Entertainer of the Year), there was no shortage of memorable moments.
Even U2's Bono couldn't resist beaming in via satellite from Dublin to show love for his friend Dierks Bentley, and introduce his performance of "Home."
Check out our recap of some of the best moments – plus results from PEOPLE's reader polls, below.
Originally posted 04/01/2012 11:30AM
Blake Shelton may be "Country's Hottest Guy," according to PEOPLE Country's latest issue, but he doesn't always feel like it.
"Right now, I'm feeling sweaty and a little bit overweight and buzzed," The Voice coach joked with PEOPLE during ACM rehearsals this weekend. "I exude sexy. I smell of sexy. I am the vision of sexy. I am the sound of sexy."
Of course, Shelton knows he was up against steep competition – past winners Tim McGraw and Keith Urban come to mind – but he believes he knows why he came out on top.
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