George Straitwon honored with the Country Radio Broadcasters Career Achievement Award during the Country Radio Hall of Fame ceremony in Nashville on Tuesday night. He was awarded for his contributions to country radio throughout his 30-year career, including hitting the top of the country charts 59 times, selling more than 68 million albums and playing to millions of country fans.
George is on the first part of his final The Cowboy Rides Away tour, which concludes in 2014. He may be retiring from the road, but "King George" says he'll continue making music.
George's latest single, "Give It All We Got Tonight," is the first release from his upcoming album, which is due out later this year.
The Cowboy Rides Away tour stops in Knoxville on Friday (March 1st) and Saturday in Lexington (March 2nd).
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