George Strait Details
Singer-songwriter, George Strait, is a country superstar who has influenced generations of country fans and artist since he got his start in 1975. Since then, he has broken records across all music genres, surpassing many of the greats that came before him. Known as the “King of Country”, George Strait holds the record for the most number one hits on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with more than forty number one singles. In all the music charts combined, George Strait has released more than sixty number one hits, earning him more number one songs than any artist in any genre.
It seems George Strait’s career is all about records. He holds the record for the most number one albums, gold albums, platinum albums, and multi-platinum albums in the history of country music. George Strait ranks eleventh in the most number one albums across all genres and has been certified as the twelfth best-selling artist in American history.
George Strait has won countless awards over his amazing career. Perhaps the most impressive of all the awards and accolades he has earned is the fact that he is the only artist to ever win CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year in three different decades. He is also the only music artist of any genre to have a top ten hit every year for 30 years straight.
George Strait Concert Setlist
With his many record-breaking achievements spanning decades, George Strait has more hit songs than can fit in a typical concert. Timeless favorites grace the setlist, with chart-topping, “Give It Away”, making the list. George Strait’s songs tell a story, and “Amarillo By Morning” is a story many of his fans can identify with. Even those that have yet to experience that much of life love to sing along and can appreciate the uplifting message woven in with all the heartache and setbacks. “Love Without End, Amen” is one of those songs that sticks with you long after the track is over, touching hearts and bringing back old memories with its simple, sweet portrayal of a father’s unwavering love. There isn’t a George Strait fan who can’t sing every line by heart, and George loves to hear his fans sing to him in concert. The setlist is chock full of beloved love songs, including, “I Cross My Heart” and “Check Yes or No”, and fans love the poignant tales of the rodeo life in songs like “I Can Still Make Cheyenne”. George Strait also has plenty of upbeat songs, such as the popular, “Write This Down”, which is another song that George loves to get the crowd involved in singing.
George Strait in Concert
George Strait pioneered the 360 degree style stage and introduced festival style tours to the masses, so it is safe to say that George Strait’s concerts are as unique and groundbreaking as he is. Despite his success, George Strait has remained true to his Texas roots, and his onstage persona reflects that. His well-worn cowboy boots and starched blue jeans are as much a George Strait staple as his buttoned-up shirts and black cowboy hat. There are no frills, just great music, clear vocals that sound even better than the studio version, and a fun, lighthearted man with a guitar and a personality as big as Texas.