Tim McGraw has been giving fans a special glimpse into his life outside the spotlight in a series of backstage videos on his YouTube channel.
Instead of flashing lights and screaming crowds, he’s shown in the quieter, more reflective moments before he walks onstage. In his newest video, the country star takes a moment to recognize a major milestone for his daughter, Gracie.
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In the black and white clip, McGraw looks into the camera with a smile before beginning his 2006 hit song, “My Little Girl”.
“Alright, this is for Gracie,” he says happily. “We dropped you off at college this weekend. I just want you to go kick a–.” His crew gives a quick cheer in Gracie’s honor before they begin a stripped-down version of the tune, which was originally written about now-18-year-old Gracie.
You can tell from the beginning of the video that McGraw is feeling emotional. He directs all of that nostalgia and love into his sweeping rendition. Grab your tissues and watch the video below to see Tim McGraw’s sweet serenade to his daughter, Gracie.
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