George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer known as the “King of Country” and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. He is known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look, and being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s.
In November 2013, Billboard magazine presented Strait with its Legend of Live honor during the 10th annual Billboard Touring Awards ceremony. The award honors the concert industry’s top artist based on Billboard’s Boxscore chart and box office performance. Strait is the first country artist to receive Billboard magazine’s highest touring accolade.
On April 19, 2015, Strait made a guest appearance at the 2015 ACM Awards, he performed “All My Ex’s Lives In Texas” and his new single “Let it Go” .