George Strait

George Strait

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, 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 being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s.

Strait’s success began when his first single “Unwound” was a hit in 1981. During the 1980s, seven of his albums reached number one on...

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Discography

George Strait Adds Additional 2017 Las Vegas Dates

George Strait will continue his run of 2 Nights of Number 1’s in Las Vegas with several additional weekends of dates in 2017.

Lauren Laffer • April 25, 2017

Teen With Hearing Loss Meets George Strait Before Going Deaf

“When we got up there, I shook his hand and he we got an autograph and took pictures,” Chase told a local news station of his meeting with Strait. 

Lauren Laffer • April 12, 2017

Ed Sheeran Hopes to Achieve ‘George Strait’s Level’ of Touring Someday

“I want to do stadiums everywhere,” he told Rolling Stone in a recent interview. “Like George Strait’s level.”

Lauren Laffer • March 8, 2017

The Writers Round with Jessie Jo Dillon

This month, Jessie Jo Dillon sheds some light into her life as a songwriter as well as shares the stories behind some of her many hits.

Annie Reuter • February 28, 2017