George Strait Similar Artists

Brooks & Dunn - 100% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
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This hugely successful country duo comprises Kix Brooks (Leon Eric Brooks, 12 May 1955, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA) and Ronnie Gene Dunn (b. 1 June 1953, Coleman, Texas, USA). As an adolescent, Brooks lived close to Johnny Horton and sang with Horton’s daughter. He moved to Nashville and found success as a songwriter, co-writing a US country number 1 by John Conlee (&# Read more

Alan Jackson - 96% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Christian & Gospel Comedy R&B / Soul
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17 October 1958, Newnan, Georgia, USA. Jackson, the son of a motor mechanic, had a love of gospel music through church and his family. His roots can be heard in ‘Home’ (written for Mother’s Day), ‘Chattahoochee’ and his tribute to Hank Williams, ‘Midnight In Montgomery’. He has also revived several songs from his youth including Eddie Cochr Read more

Tracy Lawrence - 89% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Comedy
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27 January 1968, Atlanta, Texas, USA. The son of a banker, Lawrence was raised in Foreman, Arkansas, and sang in the church choir. He started working in honky tonks when he was 17 years old and moved to Nashville in 1990. He recorded his first album and the future looked bright until, on May 31 1991, he and his girlfriend were accosted by four thugs in a hotel parking lot. H Read more

Randy Travis - 83% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Action & Adventure Holiday & Seasonal Christian & Gospel Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Drama Westerns Holiday & Seasonal Television
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Randy Bruce Traywick, 4 May 1959, Marshville, North Carolina, USA. The second of the six children of Harold and Bobbie Rose Traywick, this singer-songwriter shows in his style and delivery the heavy influence of Lefty Frizzell and Merle Haggard. His father, a builder, was a country music fanatic who even built a music room complete with stage onto the Travis’ house just Read more

John Michael Montgomery - 82% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
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20 January 1965, Danville, Kentucky, USA. Montgomery arrived on the country music scene in 1993 with a debut album, Life’s A Dance, that became the only million-seller on the country charts by a new artist that year. Its title track was a number 4 hit single and ‘I Love The Way You Love Me’ topped the Billboard country chart. The follow-up, Kickin’ It Up, Read more

Keith Whitley - 80% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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1 July 1955, Sandy Hook, Kentucky, USA, d. 8 May 1989, Goodlettsville, Tennessee, USA. Whitley, who grew up in a musical family, learned to play the guitar from the age of six and was on the radio with Buddy Starcher in Charleston, West Virginia, aged eight. He joined Ralph Stanley And His Clinch Mountain Boys when he was 15, and both he and his friend Ricky Skaggs made thei Read more

Tim McGraw - 79% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Drama Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Documentaries
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Samuel Timothy Smith, 1 May 1967, Delhi, Louisiana, USA. This highly popular country singer was raised in Start, Louisiana, and is the son of Frank Edwin ‘Tug’ McGraw, a noted left-handed relief pitcher for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, who retired in 1984 after a 19-year major league baseball career. Tim began his musical career singing in local clu Read more

Toby Keith - 76% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Drama
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Toby Keith Covel, 8 July 1961, Elk Town, Clinton, Oklahoma, USA. This highly popular honky-tonk country artist grew up on an Oklahoma farm listening to his father’s favourite, Bob Wills, and finding his own hero in Merle Haggard. He tested broncs and bulls for a rodeo during his summers in high school. Oil was found in Elk Town and Keith worked as a roughneck and then a Read more

Travis Tritt - 72% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Drama Holiday & Seasonal Horror Comedy Action & Adventure Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal
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James Travis Tritt, 9 February 1963, Marietta, Georgia, USA. Tritt started writing songs and playing honky tonks and beer joints when he was about 14 years old. One of his songs is called ‘Son Of The New South’, and his US country hit ‘Put Some Drive Into Your Country’ includes the lines, ‘I made myself a promise when I was just a kid/I’d mix So Read more

Mark Chesnutt - 70% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Comedy
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6 September 1963, Beaumont, Texas, USA. His father, Bob Chesnutt, was a singer who, although failing to find success in Nashville in the mid-60s, was popular in Texas; however, he quit music in favour of the used-car business, because he wanted to be with his family. It is, therefore, not surprising to find that, with strong parental encouragement, Mark followed in his fathe Read more

Sammy Kershaw - 70% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Blues
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b 24 February 1958, Kaplan, Louisiana, USA. This singer-songwriter is related to Doug Kershaw, which goes some way to explaining the strong Cajun feel to his work. Kershaw started playing country clubs when he was 12 years old, working with local musician J.B. Perry. During his eight years with Perry, they opened for George Jones and Ray Charles (years later he would duet with Read more

Tracy Byrd - 69% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass
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17 December 1966, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Neo-traditionalist country singer Byrd paid $8 to sing Hank Williams’ ‘Your Cheatin’ Heart’ over a pre-recorded backing track in a shopping mall. The store manageress was so impressed by Byrd’s voice that she booked him for a talent show. On that show he sang ‘Weary Blues’ and ‘Folsom Prison Blue Read more

Alabama - 66% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel
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Statistically the biggest US country rock act of the 80s and 90s, Alabama’s origins can be traced back to Fort Payne in northern Alabama. The band was originally formed in 1969 as Young Country by cousins Randy Owen (14 December 1949, Fort Payne, Alabama, USA; vocals/guitar) and Teddy Gentry (b. 22 January 1952, Fort Payne, Alabama, USA; bass/vocals), with Jeff Cook (b. Read more

Brad Paisley - 63% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Television
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28 October 1972, Glen Dale, West Virginia, USA. Singer-songwriter Paisley is widely acknowledged by the US country scene as one of his generation’s leading new traditionalists. His talent was apparent from an early age. Before becoming a teenager Paisley was singing in his local church, and playing alongside his guitar teacher Clarence ‘Hank’ Goddard in the fo Read more

Clint Black - 63% match to George Strait

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Television Westerns Kids & Family Comedy
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4 February 1962, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. Black was born in New Jersey when his father was working there, but the family soon headed back to their home of Houston, Texas. Black was playing the harmonica at the age of 13 and the guitar at 15. He spent several years playing country music in Houston clubs, and his career took off when he met local musician Hayden Nicholas. Read more

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