George Strait will receive the 2013 CRB Career Achievement Award at the Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction on Tuesday, February 26. The award is presented to an artist or act that has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of country music and country radio through creativity, vision, performance or leadership. George’s career in country music spans more than 30 years.
George has more No. 1 singles than any artist in history, including Elvis Presley. He has sold nearly 69 million records and has the most RIAA platinum certifications in country music and the third in all genres behind The Beatles and Elvis. He is the only artist to have 85 out of 90 radio singles make it to Top 10 and 24 albums at the number one position on Billboard’s Country Music Album Chart. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006.