George Strait Named 2018 'Texan of the Year'

December 4, 2017

© Larry McCormack

It has just been announced that George Strait will be honored as the 2018 Texan of the Year. The country music superstar was chosen by the Texas Legislative Conference, a statewide forum.

According to PRNewswire, the king will be presented with the award on March 22. Strait follows previous honorees of the Texan of the Year honor include George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, and others.

It has been reported that Strait has helped raise over $50 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. This will be just one of the topics highlighted during the reception as well as his 30-year music career earning him 60 No. 1 singles to date.