Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney Hit Maker to Receive Award

Craig Wiseman Celebrates a Career of Country Hits

What do Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton have in common? They, and other country artists, have recorded and had chart success with tunes written by Craig Wiseman.

The Mississippi native will be honored Thursday (Feb. 19) by his home state with the Excellence in Music award. Wiseman has 24 No. 1’s to his name and has penned over 100 singles.

Enjoy some of his works.

“A Baby Changes Everything” – Faith Hill


“The Good Stuff” – Kenny Chesney

“Hillbilly Bone” – Blake Shelton


“Just Another Day in Paradise” – Phil Vassar

“Live Like You Were Dying” – Tim McGaw

“Voices” – Chris Young

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