Country music superstar Neal McCoy wanted to be an entertainer after seeing Michael Jackson perform on tv, according to a PRNewswire report.
The report focuses on McCoy’s upcoming 13th USO Tour and performance for service members serving in the Persian Gulf. But there was a passing mention about what helped to spark McCoy’s interest in the music business. From the PRNewswire report:
Born and raised in Jacksonville, Texas, McCoy fell in love with the world of entertainment at the age of nine after seeing legendary performer Michael Jackson on television.
The country music star has had three platinum album and has been voted "entertainer of the year" previously.