Faith Hill is a bonafide country star nowadays, but before her name was in the spotlight, she worked regular jobs like everyone else -- sort of. Two of Hill's pre-fame jobs put her in the presence of successful country stars.
Toby Keith has performed 11 USO Tours for the troops overseas and promoted patriotism in songs like "American Ride" and "Made in America." Now, the Oklahoma native has been honored with the prestigious Distinguished Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council, an international affairs think tank.
For most, losing your voice is just an inconvenience, but when you're a country artist who's just kicked off a nationwide tour, it's a much bigger deal. The Zac Brown Band had to cancel a recent show in Indiana because frontman Zac Brown couldn't talk or sing.
Eric Church toes a fine line between country and rock -- a fact that's especially apparent on his newest album, The Outsiders -- and while some artists might lose an audience by swaying too much one way or the other, Church manages to blend the two effectively on his The Outsiders World Tour.
Another incredibly decisive victory places Home Free in their fourth Video Shootout round, which means a win this week will land their "What We Ain't Got" video in The Boot's Video Shootout Hall of Fame.
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