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George Strait previously known as the “king of country music” now become the “king of concerts”. As he broke the record of largest U.S. ticketed show when he appeared on stage at Key Field at Texas A&M in College Station on Saturday. The singer played “Amarillo By Morning” for crowd of 110,905 fans in South Texas and this break the record of all-time attendance which was previously set by the Grateful Dead nearly 50 years ago. Fans packed into New Jersey’s Raceway Park in order to attend the Dead show in 1977 and there number was 107,019.

“We got some Aggie’s out there? Oh yeah! I’m ashamed to say this, but this is my first time to ever be in Kyle Field… damn,” Strait told the crowd. “Just invite me back, I’ll come!” Before the show, he sent a message to his fans for coming early and to stay hydrated for this special treat.

The crowd including Texas Gov. Greg Abott was set to see Strait’s debut two new songs, “MIA in MIA” and “Little Things”, from his upcoming album, ”Cowboys and Dreamers”.

Strait is the only artist to chart a top 10 hit every year for 30 years. He has also achieved the most No. 1 albums in the history of country music that include 20 of his 60 No. 1 hits. He had also sold more than 120 million records worldwide, that made him earn the status as one of the best selling music artists of all time.

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