Poll: McGraw/Chesney Tour Is Country's Hottest
Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney's upcoming U.S. trek is the most anticipated country tour of the summer, according to a recently completed Billboard.com poll. The duo pulled down 39% of 2,231 votes, easiTim McGraw and Kenny Chesney's upcoming U.S. trek is the most anticipated country tour of the summer, according to a recently completed Billboard.com poll. The duo pulled down 39% of 2,231 votes, easily besting the second place 16% garnered by the Reba McEntire/Martina McBride tour.
McGraw and Chesney, who as reported this morning, have been acquitted of all charges in an assault case in New York, will kick off their tour June 20 in Albuquerque, N.M. Mark Collie will also be along for the ride, which will come to an end Aug. 25 in Antioch, Tenn.
McEntire and McBride will head out this summer on the Girls Night Out tour with Sara Evans, Jamie O'Neal, and Carolyn Dawn Johnson rounding out the bill. That run begins July 13 in Las Vegas, and will close Aug. 18 in Louisville.
Brooks & Dunn's Neon Circus & Wild West Show grabbed third place in the poll with 14%, while the Billy Gilman/Jessica Andrews tour pulled in 11% of the votes cast. Brad Paisley managed 9%, followed by Alan Jackson with 6%, Patty Loveless with 3%, and Lorrie Morgan with 2% of the tally.
Summer touring polls continue this week, as Billboard.com asks which veteran rock artist's tour you're most anticipating. Stop by The Voting Booth today to register your opinion.