Tanner Gomes Puts Hits ‘Cowboy Swag’ On Full Display With Sexy Tim McGraw Cover On ‘The Voice’

Tanner Gomes channeled his inner Tim McGraw for a performance of “Real Good Man” during The Voice Knockouts on Tuesday…


Lauren Jo Black

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November 24, 2020


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Tanner Gomes; Photo Courtesy The Voice

Tanner Gomes channeled his inner Tim McGraw for a performance of “Real Good Man” during The Voice Knockouts on Tuesday (Nov. 24).

The contestant, who earned a spot on Team Kelly with his audition performance to a Dustin Lynch song, explained that he chose to sing “Real Good Man” because the song reminds him of his relationship with his girlfriend.

“One thing I did want Tanner to do, was making it a little more Tanner,” coach Kelly Clarkson challenged him, explaining that she doesn’t just want him to imitate McGraw, but make the performance his own.

“This song is all about personality….every woman on the planet Earth, or even man that like men want to hear that,” she gushed.

Gomes faced off against Marisa Corvo in the Knockouts.

The country contestant worked the entire stage throughout his performance and coach Clarkson on her feet cheering.

Blake Shelton called his performance “really impressive,” while John Legend praised his stage presence.

With Tanner, I saw another sid eof you today. I feel like you lit up more and show a little more personality,” Legend told him.

“Tanner, you’ve got some cowboy swag,” Gwen Stefani cheered.

It all came down to Clarkson, who was forced to make the “horrible” decision between Gomes and Corvo.

“I’m gonna hate myself either way,” she said.

“The winner of this knockout is Tanner,”

I ended up going with Tanner because Tanner has really shown me different sides

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.