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George Strait

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Famous as :

Country singer

Birth Name :

George Harvey Strait

Birth Date :

May 18, 1952

Birth Place :

Poteet, Texas, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Ocean Front Property" (1987)
Ranked 8th in the poll on Sexiest Male Country Stars conducted by Country Weekly, the edition of which hit the newsstand June 16th, 2006.
Hosts the annual George Strait Team Roping Classic.
Enjoys fishing, riding motorcycles, steer-roping, hunting, skiing and golf.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world [1990].
Received a (USA) National Medal of Arts, 2003.
Has the most number one country hits, which is fifty, of any recording artists ever.
Was named Entertainer of the Year by the CMA. [1990]
Named the Academy of Country Music's Male Vocalist of the Year for three consecutive years; 1984, 1986, and in1988.
His 9th album titled "Ocean Front Property" (1987) became the first album in their history to debut at #1 on Billboard's Country Music Charts.
Was named Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA). [1989]
Handed the American Success Award by President George Bush. [1989]
Has scored 36 No. 1 hits on Billboard magazine's Country Singles chart; such attainment ever did by Bing Crosby and Conway Twitty.
His 2000 duet with Alan Jackson on "Murder on Music Row" was named the Country Music Association's 2001 Song of the Year.
Has released a total of 28 albums for MCA Nashville Records.
His backing musicians are called the Ace in the Hole band.
His biggest music influences, including Hank Williams, George Jones, and Merle Haggard.
During the Vietnam War era, he served a three-year stint in Hawaii with the U.S. Army, in which first in the payroll department and later in entertainment/music.
Eloped with his high school sweetheart, Norma Voss, who is his future wife.
His parents split when he was in 4th grade.
Usually called King George.
Was born at 2:00am-CST.
 
 
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George Strait Pictures


George Strait - The Cowboy Rides Away Last Tour
George Strait - The Cowboy Rides Away Last Tour
49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards - Press Room
George Strait - The Cowboy Rides Away Last Tour
George Strait - The Cowboy Rides Away Last Tour
49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards - Press Room
47th Annual CMA Awards - Show
47th Annual CMA Awards - Show
George Strait - The Cowboy Rides Away Last Tour