Hip-Hop star Nelly
has helped country artist Tim McGraw to history, as McGraw has become the first
country artist to hold the #1 position on Billboard’s Mainstream Top 40 chart.
collaboration, “Over and Over” also went from #7 to #1, tying Whitney
Houston and Mariah Carey’s record for quickest ascent to #1.
The single also
ties Nelly with such prestigious company as Avril Lavigne, Jennifer Lopez, Christina
Aguilera and Alanis Morrisette, each of whom have placed four #1’s in
the Mainstream Top 40 Chart.
McGraw, along with
country acts Big & Rich, have helped expose rap to an eager, brand new listening
performs a duet with Cowboy Troy, a 6-5 cowboy boot and Stetson hat wearing
Last night (November
9th), Big and Rich performed at the 38th annual Country Music Association Awards,
held at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
Cowboy Troy shared
the stage with the two in what many considered highlight performance of the