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

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

Carly Pearce, Maddie & Tae and More Shine at Big Machine Label Group Luncheon

New faces lead the way throughout the Country Radio Seminar lunch, which gave way to a look at what tunes will soon be blasting through the speakers of every country radio listener.

Kelly Brickey • February 24, 2017

10 Country Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

We’ve compiled a list of 10 timeless country love songs just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Chuck Dauphin • February 13, 2017