Tim McGraw Pens Touching Tribute To Faith Hill On 24th Anniversary

“My oxygen only exists if you’re by my side,” McGraw wrote.


Lauren Jo Black

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October 6, 2020


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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill; Photos via Instagram

Country music power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are celebrating their 24th wedding anniversary today (Oct. 6).

On the morning of their anniversary, McGraw took to Instagram to share a touching tribute to his wife with a slideshow of adorable photos and a sweet message.

“24 yrs…….These years have rushed by in a series of beautiful, painful and unexpected moments….We have loved, laughed and cried through exciting, inspiring and heartbreaking events in our lives together,” McGraw began. “U have been a role model for 3 remarkable young women who have made me a better man than I ever thought I could be…..The future will surely hold more of all of these things.”

“It only matters if I’m with you. It only works if I’m with you. My oxygen only exists if you’re by my side,” he continued. “Forever and always living and loving our way through anything @faithhill.”

The slideshow was set to the song “Hard To Stay Mad At,” a track from his new album, Here On Earth.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill met in 1994 at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. Their paths later crossed in 1996 when Hill landed an opening slot on McGraw’s Spontaneous Combustion Tour. They got engaged backstage at a music festival in the summer of 1996 and were married on October 6, 1996.

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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.