GEORGE STRAIT LANDS ACM ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR NOMINATION FOR THE 10TH TIME.
 
He Now Totals 70 ACM Nominations For His Career
 
Nashville, Tenn. – (March 4, 2008) – Academy of Country Music voters recognized George Strait for the 10th time in the Entertainer of the Year category as well as a nod for Top Male Vocalist, for which he’s been nominated 18 times. His collaboration with Kenny Chesney on “Shiftwork” also garnered a nomination for Vocal Event of the Year.

For the first time in the history of the ACM, fans will be able to vote for the Entertainer of the Year, which makes the award that much more special.

Since his debut in 1981, Strait has sold more than 62 million records and counting. With 32 different platinum or multi-platinum albums, he's earned the second most certifications of any artist in any genre, following only Elvis Presley. George Strait has received more than 50 major entertainment industry awards and countless nominations. Strait has over 70 ACM nominations and was the Top Male Vocalist five times.