8 Facts You Might Not Know About George Strait… on His Birthday
Did you know George Strait has released more than 90 singles to radio (1)? In fact, at least one new George song has been released to radio every year since his 1981 (2). At 68-years-young, the former soldier has nearly as many No. 1 singles as he has had birthdays, he's had 60-chart-toppers (3).
Did you know that the Poteet-native has the most CMA and ACM wins (4) and nominations (5) in country music history?
How about this? Did you know that George is in second place all time behind Eddy Arnold, who has 92, for most Top 10 records of-all-time (6)? Did you know that he read "Never Invite a Dinosaur to Dinner" (7)? And finally did you know that today, (May 18th) is his birthday (8)?
Happy birthday, Mr. Strait. Today we salute you, the King of Country Music.