George Strait made history with a record-making 27th No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with his latest, Honky Tonk Time Machine. With 51,000 equivalent album units, the album also lands at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart and marks the largest week of 2019 for any country album.
George Strait is playing along with Miranda Lambert at Sunday's ACM Awards in Las Vegas and last Monday, he played for Loretta Lynn at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Those are really big gigs, but according to the King of Country Music, he's played every little honky tonk you can imagine.
It was like a country music award show with royalty as Nashville celebrated Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday with performances from Keith Urban, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood and even George Strait.
Country Music Hall of Famer Loretta Lynn celebrates her birthday on April 14. Although we can't be sure on her exact age because the country Icon likes to keep it under wraps and has for years. But it's believed that she is close to 87.
Today, (3/29), George Strait releases his new album, Honky Tonk Time Machine.
The Academy of Country Music Awards will once again feature “ACM Flashbacks,” a fan favorite moment honoring classic country music hits and artists.
The Academy of Country Music announced today that Dierks Bentley, new Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Ashley McBryde have been added to the lineup of performers for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards.
George Strait played his 30th performance at the at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Sunday night and set a new record for a concert event at NRG Stadium with 80,108 fans in attendance, besting his previous attendance record set in 2013 of 80,020.
George Strait's upcoming Honky Tonk Time Machine will be out on March 29 and one of the album cuts is getting a lot of attention.