Known professionally as Neal McCoy. Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr. was born July 30, 1958, in Jacksonville, Texas.
Neal McCoy’s brand of neo-traditionalist honky tonk brought him a string of hits in the mid-’90s
Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums, and 34 singles to country radio. McCoy broke through with the back-to-back number 1 singles No Doubt About It and Wink from his platinum-certified album No Doubt About It. The album sold over a million copies.
His success continued with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits.
A seventh Top Ten hit, Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On, came from his self-released That’s Life.
Recorded for a public television special in 2011, was Music of Your Life, a big band jazz and country amalgam with Les Brown, Jr.
“Pride” A Tribute to Charley Pride, Neal’s long time friend and mentor was released in 2013. The Big Band Standards CD You Don’t Know Me was released in 2015.
He is also the recipient of multiple Humanitarian awards from The Academy of Country Music, The Country Radio Broadcasters and The Masonic Grand Lodge.
Neal made a move in 2016 to continue his patriotic values by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance “Live” on his Facebook page every morning.
15 USO Tours has taken Neal around the world. He continues to say it’s one of his achievements he is most proud of.
Reaching millions of viewers all over the country and around the world. Neal still maintains a very busy touring schedule.