George Strait’s matchless musicianship and high virtuosity aptly list him among the most popular country artists of all time. His songs resonate with the emotions of millions of listeners when he sings with soulfulness and depth. The third musician with the highest number of Gold and Platinum records in the US, Strait is one of the few musicians who have remained prominent on the music charts with their consistent chartbusters. With the release of his newest album, Love Is Everything, Strait is hitting the road with a number of other country artists.
Miranda Lambert’s eclecticism enables her to sing fast paced and upbeat tracks as well as soft country ballads. Reflective lyrics of most of her self-written songs have also confirmed her wonderful songwriting abilities. Winner of 6 CMT, 7 CMA and numerous other awards, Miranda is cited among the most successful contemporary artists. With her one after the other hit records and singles, she continues to raise the bar of modern music.
Icons of their Kind
George Strait got fascinated by music during his school years. His first planned music effort was his single Unwound that was released in 1981. His first studio album, Strait Country was released in the same year which went Platinum in the US within a short time. Motivated by this early success, Strait came up with a number of acclaimed records in the following years. Eight of his albums released from 1983 to 1990 topped the Country Music charts in the United States and earned Gold and Platinum certifications.
Throughout the 90s, Strait released several hit albums and frequently toured around the world. More success and fame followed him as he stepped into the new century. Straight ruled the music charts with his successful records. The period between 2001and 2013 once again saw him producing eight country chart topping studio albums in a row. Today, with more than 70 million records sold in the United States alone, George Strait is one of the few country artists to claim 33 Platinum and 13 Multi-Platinum albums.
Miranda Lambert started singing from a young age and became part of the music group, The Texas Pride Band during her high school years. Combining some of her early written songs, she independently released her first self-titled album in 2001. In 2003, she became part of the reality television show, Nashville Star. Her ability to sing difficult and mature songs impressed the panel as well the audiences and she ended up as the second runner-up.
Signing a contract with the Epic Records, Miranda released a full length studio record, Kerosene in 2005. The album topped the US Country Albums chart and received a Platinum certification. Three of her following records also became country chart toppers and she won multiple awards. With the passing years, her fans have grown in number, making her one of the most likeable country musicians of the US.
George Strait and Miranda Lambert Live
The news about George Strait and Miranda Lambert’s combined concerts have tempted the fans as both are among the most famous country stars of the time. George Strait and Miranda Lambert tickets sales have also shot up after the announcement of their confirmed tour dates. Join them during their visit to your city to enjoy some of the best in the genre.