George Strait Sheryl Crow
Country Music Hall of Famer, George Strait grew up listening to musicians like, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, George Jones and Frank Sinatra. These artists became his inspiration. Throughout the 70s, young George performed as the lead singer of the group called, Ace in the Hole Band. The band opened for many big names of the music industry and embarked on brief tours, traveling across the US. George’s singing abilities got recognition over time, and soon the artist was approached by a record producer from MCA Records. This was the time when Strait embarked on a solo career. Soon he was busy recording his new album and by the early 80s, George Strait finally released Strait Country, which received Platinum certification and produced multiple hit songs.
Following the immediate success of his debut album, Strait began to record more music, and today he is known for selling more than seventy million records, becoming one of the best-selling country artists of the US. To be exact, 38 of his albums have received Gold certifications, 33 have went Platinum and 13 have received multi-Platinum status. As expected, George Strait’s recent album, Love is Everything has also been a worldwide success, debuting at number one on multiple charts and producing a variety of hit singles.
Music lovers will not just get to enjoy live music by the living legend George Strait, but will also be seeing the nine time Grammy Award winning artist, Sheryl Crow in this upcoming live concert. She is known for selling over fifty million records. Crow received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She has also worked as a music teacher in multiple schools and has conducted many workshops. Her music can be put into the genres such as pop, country, rock and folk.
Other than performing live as a solo artist, Sheryl Crow has also shared the stage with many big names of the industry, such as Michael Jackson, Willie Nelson, B.B King, The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton. Her first album to hit the shelves was Tuesday Night Music Club, which turned out to be a huge success, receiving Gold certification in multiple countries. To date, the gifted artist has released seven studio albums. Through Warner Bros., Sheryl Crow recently released a new album titled, Feels Like Homes. The record has spawned multiple hits like, “Callin’ Me When I’m Lonely” and “Easy” and now the fans can enjoy all of these new tracks in a live atmosphere.
For their years of experience and endless contributions to the music industry, both George Strait and Sheryl Crow have been honored with a variety of awards and accolades. Strait has recently received ASCAP Founders Award, Country Music Association Award and a Billboard Touring Award. Over the years, Strait has been honored with fifty prestigious awards. Sheryl Crow is known for winning nine Grammy Awards. Now, as these talented artists are going to share the stage, all those looking forward to attending on the concert should hurry up and get their George Strait and Sheryl Crow tickets in time.