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Tim McGraw Denies Quitting Music for Movie

January 6, 2011 (4:01 am) GMT
Despite his two successful roles in movie, the country singer vows not to leave his first job because he owes it to music.

has laughed off rumours he's quitting music to concentrate on making movies full-time. The singer shared the screen with for her Oscar-winning turn in "", and he's teamed up with another A-lister, , in new movie "".

McGraw's big screen success has sparked rumors he is keen to swap Nashville for Hollywood, but the star insists he will never turn his back on his fans. He says, "I love doing movies, it's an extension as an artist of what I do. I think they complement each other but I'm not going to quit music. I wouldn't be able to do this if it wasn't for music. Nobody's gonna pick me out off the street and let me do a movie."

"Country Strong" opens in theaters Friday, January 7.

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