Country Music Risk-Takers: 10 Stars Who Have Played With Musical Fire
The average country artist's career is, for the most part, well orchestrated and carefully plotted. But every once in a while, whether planned for or not, one small step can turn into a big deal.
How Did Tim McGraw Get His First Record Deal? [WATCH]
The Wikipedia version of the story -- that the deal came about through his famous father, baseball player Tug McGraw -- is only "sort of" accurate, McGraw says.