Big D & Bubba Announce Tim McGraw As 2011 National Country Music Champion
March 31, 2011 at 9:54 AM (PT)
PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS’ syndicated Country personalities BIG D & BUBBA have announced the winner of their 2nd Annual “ROAD TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC CHAMPIONSHIP” today (03/31). The contest, a spin on March Madness, paired randomly matched up Country artists for listeners to vote on. It was CURB/NASHVILLE artist TIM McGRAW who beat out MERCURY/NASHVILLE duo SUGARLAND for the title of “2011 NATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC CHAMPION.”
McGRAW, who was a semifinalist in the competition last year, happened to be listening to the show when he won and called in to accept the “golden biscuit” award. McGRAW told the show, “Well, my daughters were thoroughly impressed. I was in the car with those guys, and yeah, we all heard it at the same time. So they were pretty impressed. Course, I don’t impress them much at all. So any time I can score a point in that realm, then I’m happy.”
To see the full bracket and listen to TIM MCGRAW’s acceptance speech visit www.bigdandbubba.com.