Church thanks his family for "Hometown" success
Friends, family and business associates flooded the lobby of the BMI building in Nashville on Tuesday afternoon to honor Eric Church and Luke Laird for writing Church's third and latest chart-topping single, "Give Me Back My Hometown."
“Give Me Back My Hometown” is Church’s third number one and Laird’s 15th. And forget the swagger we’ve come to expect, when Church took the microphone, he acknowledged his parents, his wife’s parents, his wife Katherine and his young son Boone, who was sleeping in the audience.
“I prayed many nights for (a No. 1 song),” Church told the crowd. “I understand what this means and how hard it is (to get.) For everyone who had a part in this, I’m proud to do battle with you and I hope to do it again soon.” Us, too.