James Otto and Lady Antebellum Shocked by Their First CMA Nominations

Sugarland, George Strait, Trace Adkins, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift Also Respond to Their Nominations

Mariah Carey's E=MC2 Rockets To Billboard #1, Sets Career Record

The pop diva's nonstop publicity efforts pay off, as she nets 2008's biggest first-week sales.

Underwood Takes "Wheel" to No. 1 for Fifth Week

Country Newcomer Returns to Top of Country Album Chart

Coldplay's #1 Run Ended By Country Legend, Hip-Hop Twins

George Strait's win, Ying Yang Twins' second-place finish bump British band to #3.

New Releases: Cassidy, CKY, Ying Yang Twins, Fountains Of Wayne, Ladybug Mecca & More

Also due Tuesday are albums from and George Strait and String Cheese Incident.

Mos Def Scores Highest-Ever Chart Debut With New Danger; Usher Holds Fast

George Strait, Usher hold on to top two spots for second week in a row.

George Strait Tops Usher In Billboard Albums Chart Recount

New tally also moves R.E.M.'s album up one spot.

2003 CMA Awards Nominees

Got Charts? Britney, Linkin Park Give Peers A Run For Their Sales Figures

A weekly tale of the tape for the statistically obsessed.

Country Freedom Concert Gives New Meaning To Country Songs

Nashville concert raises funds for Salvation Army disaster relief.

Brooks & Dunn Have Surprise In Store For Country Benefit

'Country Freedom Concert' also will feature George Strait, Alan Jackson, Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood.

George Strait, Alan Jackson To Headline Nashville Benefit

Martina McBride, Brooks & Dunn also scheduled.

COUNTRY BEAT: George Strait, Lorrie Morgan, Trace Adkins ...

Strait to headline CMA performances; Morgan to wed Sammy Kershaw; Adkins to visit WTC.

COUNTRY BEAT: George Strait, Travis Tritt, Gilley's ...

Strait returns to Houston rodeo; Tritt hailed by VFW; problems delay a new Gilley's.

COUNTRY BEAT: George Strait, Lee Ann Womack, BR549 ...

Strait's Julia Roberts "Hokey Pokey"; Womack to "Millionaire"; group casts extras.

COUNTRY BEAT: George Strait, Dixie Chicks, Lee Ann Womack ...

Strait festival wraps; Chicks move 11 million copies of Wide Open Spaces; Womack opening Fan Fair.

George Strait Scales Back Festival Tour

Star-heavy country outing downshifts some dates from stadiums to smaller venues.

George Strait Rolls Out 16-Date Stadium Tour

Singer enlists Alan Jackson, Lee Ann Womack, Brad Paisley for annual festival, kicking off March 24.

Country Beat: George Strait, The Derailers, Hank Penny ...

George Strait hosts 18th annual Team Roping Classic.

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Review: George Strait Country Fest Selling More Than Music

Lifestyle, products are as much part of show as Asleep at the Wheel, Lee Ann Womack, others.

George Strait Tour Sweeps U.S.

Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, others converge for 10-show spectacle of music and entertainment.

George Strait To Kick Off Stadium Tour

Tim McGraw, Martina McBride among Grammy winners and rising acts scheduled to perform.