Many country music superstars choose their middle names over their given first names. It is hard to imagine country music superstar Sam Smith (Tim McGraw’s given name) and his superstar wife, Audrey Faith Perry (Faith Hill). Or how about sold-out stadium shows from a guy named Troyal (Garth Brooks)? And instead of two Lukes (Bryan and Combs), there would be two Thomas’ (Rhett and Bryan).
Many celebrities change their name to fit who they have become, but in country music, the go-to name change for a superstar is to simply go with your middle name.
We take a look at five country superstars that go by their given middle names.