George Strait Becomes First Musician to Notch 60 #1 Singles


From The Hollywood Reporter:

Country Music Hall of Famer George Strait achieved an unprecedented milestone Monday, becoming the first music artist to notch 60 No. 1 singles in his career.

Strait’s “Give It All We Got Tonight,” off his latest album, Love Is Everything, was named the week’s most-played song on country radio by Mediabase, a music industry service that monitors radio station airplay in North America.

The milestone comes as a result of the “Sixty for Sixty” campaign, in which the veteran performer’s fans, radio stations and fellow country artists banded together to help Strait earn his 60th No. 1 single while he was 60 years old. On May 18, Strait celebrated his 61st birthday.

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