ACM voters recognized George Strait for the 10th time in the Entertainer of the Year category as well as a nod for Top Male Vocalist, for which he's been nominated 18 times. His collaboration with Kenny Chesney on "Shiftwork" also garnered a nomination for Vocal Event of the Year.
For the first time in the history of the ACM, fans will be able to vote for the Entertainer of the Year, which makes the award that much more special.
Since his debut in 1981, Strait has sold more than 62 million records and counting. With 32 different platinum or multi-platinum albums, he's earned the second most certifications of any artist in any genre, following only Elvis Presley. George Strait has received more than 50 major entertainment industry awards and countless nominations. Strait has over 70 ACM nominations and was the Top Male Vocalist five times.
Strait is currently headlining a national arena tour. The legendary entertainer has a goldmine of music from nearly three decades to thrill audiences and leaves them begging for more. See tour dates for a chance to see this icon live and don't miss the 43rd Annual ACM Awards, broadcast live May 18, 2008, at 8pm EST on CBS.
George's new album - TROUBADOUR - is set for release on April 1.
George Strait 2008 Tour
Thu 03/06/08 Albuquerque, NM Pit Arena
Fri 03/07/08 Lubbock, TX United Spirit Arena
Fri 03/28/08 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Sat 03/29/08 Carson, CA The Home Depot Center
Fri 04/04/08 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Sat 04/05/08 Columbia, SC The Colonial Center
Sun 04/06/08 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Mem. Arena