TOBY'S GOT 50 MILLION REASONS TO SMILE

He's better-known as a singer, but Toby Keith is a big dog when it comes to songwriting, too.

Toby Keith joined some elite company recently when he reached the 50 millionth performance airplay milestone for his songs, a feat only a handful of other songwriters—John Lennon, Elton John, Barry Gibb and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds—had achieved before him. To celebrate the big day, Toby's having a press conference on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Nashville office of BMI. Want some idea of how long it takes to play 50 million spins? Since 1993, Toby's songs have been heard on the airwaves for approximately 2,500,000 hours.

Comments

More News

She also got a little encouragement from Miranda Lambert along the way.
How the demo for “Country Club” spurred on a great period of creativity for both artists.
Billy makes his statement via YouTube.
Country star opens up on “Entertainment Tonight.”
Honored for his leadership, volunteerism and advocacy.
“The Voice” champion has reality singing competition worlds colliding on her current tour.