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

Remember George Strait’s First No. 1 Single, ‘Fool Hearted Memory’?

“Fool Hearted Memory” was the first single released to radio from his sophomore album Strait From the Heart, the ten-track project that featured iconic hits “Amarillo by Morning,” “Marina Del Ray” and “A Fire I Can’t Put Out.”

Laura Hostelley • May 18, 2017

10 Essential George Strait Songs

With a catalog that includes sixty number one hits, what are some of your favorites? That’s a tough one to answer, but here’s a list of ten Strait classics that we definitely consider “essential.”

Chuck Dauphin • May 18, 2017

The 13 Best Country Songs For Your Summer Wedding

With sweet serenades from Keith Urban to beautiful ballads by Brett Eldredge, country music has got couples covered to create the ultimate wedding playlist.

Kelly Brickey • May 17, 2017

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