Brad Paisley graces the cover of the new People Country issue, available exclusively on newstands today (10/9). Dedicated to the Country music scene and lifestyle, the magazine is the fourth of five special Country issues to be published by People this year.
Inside, Paisley talks about lessons learned from his dad, as well as wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley and their sons Huck, 2, and Jasper, 6 months. Tim McGraw opens up about what he’s most thankful for including wife Faith Hill, daughters, music, football and chili dogs. There is a Josh Turner exclusive with his wife Jennifer, and sons Colby, 4 months, and Hampton, 3. Trisha Yearwood shares her favorite music, food and dishes about her husband Garth Brooks. And Kenny Chesney tells the story behind his song “I’m Alive.”
Also included are exclusive interviews and photos of Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and twins Bucky Covington, Jake Owen, Kate & Kacey and the Carters.
To coincide with the issue, People is offering free downloads from artists Jason Aldean, Terri Clark, Emma Jacob, Patty Loveless and Kingbilly at www.people.com/free.
For more on this issue, tune-in to People Country on CMT, a 30-minute special with exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage of photo shoots and interviews, premiering tomorrow (10/10) at 1:30 p.m. ET/PT, with an encore on Sunday (10/11) at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT.