SIRIUS Satellite Radio will devote an entire commercial-free channel to the music of George Strait, starting this Friday, September 29 at 6 am ET. The special broadcast will air through October 3 as channel 61, Prime Country, goes “Strait Up.”
The channel will feature all George Strait music, including his upcoming new album, It Just Comes Natural, being released this Tuesday, October 3 by MCA Nashville. Music from his entire career, including live cuts and album tracks, along with excerpts from a recent interview with Strait, will be part of the exclusive channel.
Strait said, “Its an honor to have a SIRIUS channel dedicated to play my music for five days straight! Thanks to everyone at SIRIUS for sharing my music with your listeners!”
Strait will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on November 6th during the 40th annual Country Music Awards. He recently surpassed Conway Twittys record for the most No. 1 country hit singles with his latest hit song, “Give It Away.” Since his 1981 debut, his albums have sold more than 60 million copies.