George Strait’s powerful vocals combined with soft country tunes and broad themes give his songs a universal appeal. With a music career covering more than three decades, he is one of those country singers who have had success across the national borders. The first country artist to have at least one top ten hit every year since the start of his career, Strait is the 12th highest selling recording artist in the US music history. Today, with all the artistic achievements, he is often called as the King of Country by most of the critics.
Melodious four part vocal arrangements mixed with riveting instrumentation best define the music style of Little Big Town. Their effective musicianship has enabled them to connect to a variety of listeners. The group’s hit music albums and singles have earned them widespread commercial and critical acclaim and they have also won numerous awards. Currently, the band is headlining their concerts in different cities of the US and Canada besides sharing stage with other country artists.
Overview of the Music Journey
George Strait burst onto the music scene with his first top ten single, Unwound in 1981. He released his first studio album, Strait Country in the same year that was certified Platinum in the US. From 1983 to 1990, Strait had eight consecutive country chart topping albums that either received Gold or Platinum certification. He also won a number of awards for his incredibly successful records and singles. The next decade turned out to be equally auspicious for Strait as he continued to produce acclaimed albums.
After 2003, Strait once again ruled the music charts as he came up with eight consistent country chart toppers. During the course, he won numerous awards including a Grammy, 19 Academy of Country Music and 22 Country Music Association Awards. His lifelong love keeps him active on the modern music scene and he regularly hits the road to entertain his fans.
Little Big Town’s music was exposed to the masses after their debut self-titled record came out in 2002. The following album, The Road to Here was released in 2005. Hit singles such as Bring It On Home and Good as Gone resulted in widespread success of the album and it went Platinum. Little Big Town came up with their third studio record, A Place to Land in 2007. The band won a number of awards and successfully toured with some of the established country musicians.
The group’s 2010 album, The Reason Why became their first record to top the Country Albums chart. Little Big Town’s latest studio record, Tornado was released in 2012 and it became their second Platinum certified record. With two new singles released this year, the band is hitting the road with fellow musicians such as Dustin Lynch, Keith Urban and many others.
George Straight and Little Big Town Live
Besides a number of other supporting musical acts, George Straight welcomes Little Big Town to share the stage with him. With George Straight and Little Big Town tickets sales skyrocketing, their mutual concerts are among the highly anticipated live events of the season. Enjoy their classic and new hits live during their round to your city.