Toby Keith is a country music superstar known for his distinctive voice, catchy tunes, and patriotic anthems. He has been a prominent figure in the music industry for over two decades and has sold over 40 million albums worldwide.
Born in Clinton, Oklahoma, Keith began playing music at a young age and started his professional career as a musician in the 1980s. He first gained national attention in 1993 with his debut single, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” which topped the country charts and helped his self-titled debut album become certified platinum. Since then, Keith has released 19 studio albums and has had numerous hit singles, including “How Do You Like Me Now?!” and “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American).”
In a response to the September 11th terrorist attacks, Keith released the song hit single “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)” in his 2002 album, “Unleashed.” The song became a rallying cry for many Americans and he participated in various USO tours.
Keith has collaborated with Willie Nelson, Sting, and Merle Haggard. He also worked with rapper Nelly on a remix of his hit single “I Love This Bar,” which helped bring Keith’s music to a wider audience. In addition to his musical collaborations, Keith has also acted in several films and television shows, including “Beer for My Horses” and “Broken Bridges.”
Keith has also been involved in various business ventures. He owns a successful restaurant chain, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, and has also launched his own brand of mezcal, Wild Shot. Keith is also a philanthropist and has supported numerous charitable organizations, including the Ally Coalition and the USO. He is also an advocate for animal welfare and has been involved in various animal non-profit organizations.