Neal McCoy (born on July 30, 1958 in Jacksonville, Texas) is an American country singer of mixed Irish and Filipino descent. He stepped into the scene in the early 1990s, and currently lives in Longview, Texas. Neal McCoy was born to a Filipina American mother and Irish American father. His birth name is Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr., which he changed to Neal McGoy, and later to Neal McCoy. Neal got his start as an opening act for legendary country music artist Charley Pride.
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Hubert Neal McGaughey, Jr. (born July 30, 1958) is an American country music singer of mixed Irish and Filipino descent. Known professionally as Neal McCoy, he has released ten studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. Although he first charted on Billboard Hot Country Songs in 1988, he did not reach Top 40 for the first time until 1992's "Where Forever Begins", which peaked at number 40. McCoy broke through a year later with the back-to-back number 1 singles "No Doubt About It" and "Wink" from his platinum-certified album No Doubt About It. Although he has not topped the country charts since, his commercial success continued into the late 1990s with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits. A seventh Top Ten hit, the number 10 "Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On", came in 2005 from his self-released That's Life.