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George Strait Helps Raise $1.5 Million for Hurricane Relief at Benefit Concert

George Strait Helps Raise $1.5 Million for Hurricane Relief at Benefit Concert

George Strait headlined a benefit concert on Nov. 25 at ACL Live in Austin, Texas, that helped raise $1.5 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. A frequent visitor to the Bahamas, George partnered with the Discovery Land Company Foundation, which hosted the concert, to help the local people receive assistance following the…MORE

Watch George Strait’s Face Become Pumpkin Art

Watch George Strait’s Face Become Pumpkin Art

Not only has George Strait’s face been immortalized on a bronze plaque in the Country Music Hall of Fame, but now his likeness has been captured on the choicest of Halloween media: a pumpkin. In honor of George’s Las Vegas Residency, AXS Studios commissioned artists Jon Neill to carve the King of Country’s face into…MORE

New George Strait T-Shirt to Benefit Hurricane Relief Efforts

New George Strait T-Shirt to Benefit Hurricane Relief Efforts

George Strait has teamed with Discovery Land Company Foundation to create a themed t-shirt to support Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. All proceeds from the shirt—which costs $20—will benefit the Abaco Relief Fund, which the Foundation created to “assist with the immediate disaster relief needs of Bahamian citizens, including water, shelter, medical needs,…MORE

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) hosted its 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 17. In addition to performances by Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Dean Dillon and more, the NSAI handed out a number of awards,…MORE

Listen to George Strait’s Heavy New Single, “The Weight of the Badge”

Listen to George Strait’s Heavy New Single, “The Weight of the Badge”

George Strait will ship a new single, “The Weight of the Badge,” to country radio on Sept. 30. Penned by George, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon, “The Weight of the Badge” is featured on George’s 2019 album, Honky Tonk Time Machine. The new tune finds George paying homage to law officers as he croons, “He…MORE

Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover George Strait’s “Amarillo by Morning” for New Country/Rock Cover Album

Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover George Strait’s “Amarillo by Morning” for New Country/Rock Cover Album

Ronnie Dunn will release a new country/rock cover album, Re-Dunn, in January 2020. The 24-track album features popular tunes originally recorded by Bob Seger, Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Hank Williams, Eric Clapton, George Strait, Tom T. Hall, Eddy Arnold and more. Ronnie released two tracks on Sept. 6: “Amarillo by Morning,” which was originally recorded…MORE

George Strait Adds More Dates to Las Vegas Residency

George Strait Adds More Dates to Las Vegas Residency

George Strait is keeping busy in 2019 . . . and 2020 is shaping up to be the same. George will extend his Strait to Vegas residency into its fifth year with the announcement of two new dates in 2020 on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Tickets will go on sale on Aug. 23 at…MORE

George Strait to Reissue 72-Song Boxed Set, “Strait Out of the Box: Part 1”

George Strait to Reissue 72-Song Boxed Set, “Strait Out of the Box: Part 1”

George Strait will reissue his 72-song boxed set, Strait Out of the Box: Part 1, on Sept. 13, available exclusively at Walmart. Originally released in 1995, Strait Out of the Box covers George’s recordings from 1976 to 1995 and features 31 No. 1 singles, including “You Look So Good in Love,” “All My Ex’s Live…MORE

Loretta Lynn & George Strait to Be Honored at Nashville Songwriter Awards [Performers Include Reba, Dierks, Sam Hunt & More]

Loretta Lynn & George Strait to Be Honored at Nashville Songwriter Awards [Performers Include Reba, Dierks, Sam Hunt & More]

The 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards—taking place on Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium—will feature star-studded performances from Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Michael Ray, Dean Dillon and more. Country legend Loretta Lynn will receive the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her contributions to…MORE

George Strait Scores Record-Setting 27th No. 1 Album on Billboard Country Chart

George Strait Scores Record-Setting 27th No. 1 Album on Billboard Country Chart

George Strait’s new 30th studio album, Honky Tonk Time Machine, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, selling 51,000 equivalent album units in its first week, according to Nielsen Music. Honk Tonk Time Machine extends George’s record to 27 No. 1 albums on the chart. Both Garth Brooks and Willie Nelson are…MORE

ACM Awards to Feature Collaborations: George Strait & Miranda Lambert; Eric Church & Ashley McBryde; FGL & Jason Aldean + More

ACM Awards to Feature Collaborations: George Strait & Miranda Lambert; Eric Church & Ashley McBryde; FGL & Jason Aldean + More

The ACM Awards on April 7 will once again feature a number of collaborations. This year’s “ACM Flashback” segment, which teams current artists with past favorites, will feature Brooks & Dunn performing with Luke Combs, and George Strait performing with Miranda Lambert. In addition, Miranda, the most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history with 32 wins,…MORE

George Strait Breaks George Strait’s Attendance Record at Houston Rodeo

George Strait Breaks George Strait’s Attendance Record at Houston Rodeo

George Strait one-upped himself during the final night of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on March 17. With 80,108 fans in attendance at NRG Stadium, George surpassed the venue’s previous record of 80,020 attendees, which the King of Country set in 2013. Special guests Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett were also featured during…MORE

ACM Awards to Feature Performances by George Strait, Reba, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton & More

ACM Awards to Feature Performances by George Strait, Reba, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton & More

The Academy of Country Music announced the first round of performers for the 54th ACM Awards on April 7: Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton and George Strait. As previously announced, ACM Artist of the Decade Award winner Jason Aldean will also perform. Additional…MORE

George Strait Adds New Tour Dates for 2019

George Strait Adds New Tour Dates for 2019

George Strait will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for two shows on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 with special guest Ashley McBryde. Over the last few years, George has performed 22 sold-out Strait to Vegas shows, most recently in February. In addition to the newly announced dates, George will perform in Vegas on…MORE

George Strait to Release 30th Studio Album, “Honky Tonk Time Machine,” on March 29 [Listen to New Song Now]

George Strait to Release 30th Studio Album, “Honky Tonk Time Machine,” on March 29 [Listen to New Song Now]

George Strait will release his 30th studio album, Honky Tonk Time Machine, on March 29. The new album features 13 songs, including 12 originals and a cover of Johnny Paycheck’s “Old Violin.” George co-penned eight of the tracks, including a duet with Willie Nelson, “Sing One With Willie.” Longtime collaboration Dean Dillon co-penned seven songs,…MORE

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