Tim McGraw unveiled his new music today, (Monday, May 6th) for the new single Highway Don't Care with Taylor Swift, featuring Keith Urban on guitar. This wwas the first-ever music video premiere event with Google+ Hangout. All over country radio and in the Top 10 on the country charts, the third single off McGraw's new album, Two Lanes of Freedom, the song has already sold over 500,000 downloads. Directed by Shane Drake, McGraw premiered the video at 4:00PM CST in Nashville in front of a live audience of fans, with fans all over the world participating in the landmark event. The Google+ Hangout was livestreamed on www.YouTube.com/TimMcGraw
"This video is really more of a short film, and I think it will surprise everyone and hopefully leave a strong impression," said McGraw. "Shane brought a lot of passion to the concept we worked on together, and it's cool that we'll be able to get an immediate live response from the fans when we introduce it."
McGraw is currently on the road with his Two Lanes of Freedom 2013 Tour, which kicked off in Birmingham, Alabama last week. His two-hour CBS Television Network special ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night is set to air on Sunday, May 19th which will include performances and musical collaborations from Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, John Fogerty, Faith Hill, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Ne-Yo, Pitbull, Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line with Nelly and The Band Perry.www.YouTube.com/TimMcGraw
Here is the video of the live streamed event:
and check out the heartbreaking video here: