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George Strait Praises 'God and Country Music' at the 2019 ACM Awards

George Strait performs "God and Country Music" at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

George Strait  performed his new song "God and Country Music" at the 2019 ACM Awards on Sunday (April 7). The King of Country captivated the audience with the reverent ballad that celebrates country music and faith and how they both shape us.

Come hell or high water, there's two things still worth saving: God and country music," Strait sang, standing in front of a backdrop of images of rural landscapes.

Written by Luke Laird, Barry Dean and Lori McKenna, "God and Country Music" is featured on Strait's newly released album Honky Tonk Time Machine.

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Strait will headline the Buckeye Country Superfest in Columbus, Ohio on June 8, 2019. In August, he'll play a stadium show in Foxborough, Mass. with Blake Shelton, Cody Johnson and Caitlyn Smith. The country legend will play his home state at the new Dickie's arena in Fort Worth, Texas in November.

Strait will also share the stage with Miranda Lambert during the award show. Stay tuned to Wide Open Country for more live coverage of the ACM Awards as it happens. You can check out the full list of award winners here.

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George Strait Praises 'God and Country Music' at the 2019 ACM Awards