Country Music Singer
George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, actor, and music producer known as the "King of Country" and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look, and...Wikipedia
Born: 18th May, 1952, Poteet, TX
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Fool Hearted Memory
#7 is the sixth studio album by American country music artist George Strait—his seventh album including his Greatest Hits—released on May 14, 1986 by MCA Records. It is certified platinum by the RIAA and it produced two singles: "Nobody in His Right Mind Would've Left Her" and "It Ain't Cool to Be Crazy About You", both of which reached Number One on the country charts in 1986.
His backing musicians are called the Ace in the Hole band.
Cites Hank Williams, George Jones, and Merle Haggard as his biggest music influences.
METALLICA, AEROSMITH, AC/DC Make BILLBOARD's List Of Top 25 Live Artists Since 1990
May 28, 2014
METALLICA, AEROSMITH and AC/DC have made Billboard magazine's list of the 25 highest-grossing touring artists from 1990 through 2014.
The music industry publication ranks THE ROLLING STONES, U2, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MADONNA and BON JOVI as the five acts to have earned over a billion.
Billboard's 25 highest-grossing touring artists from 1990 through 2014:
01. THE ROLLING STONES
03. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
05. BON JOVI
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Posted by eviltwins 9 months ago
has carved out an amazing career, and it’s especially impressive when you look at the numbers. This Country Weekly exclusive breaks down all the significant numbers that have highlighted George’s life and career. For example, did you know that George has tallied more than 67 million album sales? And how many CMA awards has George won through the years? Plus, discover the “secret” about George that inspired one of his hit songs.
To learn more, pick up the June 1, 2009 issue of Country Weekly, on newsstands now. Read More
Posted by NewsHound 5 years ago
Country star George Strait is in mourning after the shock death of his brother Buddy on Friday. Strait, 58, was found dead in a San Antonio, Texas hotel room, where he was staying while conducting business in the city. Investigators believe he died of natural causes, but an autopsy will be held to determine the exact cause of death. It was a tragic end to a week that began so well for Strait, who was honored by his peers at the ACM Awards in Las Vegas last Sunday and again as the subject of an ACM Artist of the Decade tribute concert on Monday night. Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Matching up in white ensembles, new couple
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jamie Kennedy hit MGM Grand Garden Arena red carpet for the 44th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards on Sunday night (April 5).
Enjoying the Sin City vibe, the “Ghost Whisperer” actress lovingly posed alongside her comedian beau, then taking a solo turn on the carpet.
During the night’s festivities, the top honor, entertainer of the year, finds Carrie Underwood competing against Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and George Strait.
Hosted by Reba McEntire, performers... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Show about a rigid redneckish propane salesman with a good heart and wacky friends and family.
"I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music."