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The King of Country Music is on his farewell tour with Martina McBride, sparking a virtual stampede of search traffic for seats, said Felina Martinez at The singing stars ride into St. Paul, Minnesota on February 15, 2013 before heading on to Grand Forks, Buffalo, Hartford and 10 other cities.

George Strait and Martina McBride are on their final Cowboy Rides Away Tour, triggering a virtual stampede for seats on

George Strait is riding into the sunset.

Often called the King of Country Music, the recording artist announced his retirement during a recent press conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Country crooner also said that he would embark on his final tour, joined by his popular duet partner Martina McBride. Called the Cowboy Rides Away Tour, the trek kicked off on January 18, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas.

Now, after several sold out concerts, the singing stars ride into St. Paul, Minnesota on February 15. The duo then heads for Grand Forks, Buffalo, Hartford, Knoxville, Lexington, Houston, Greensville, Greensboro, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, North Little Rock, New Orleans and San Antonio.

“Search traffic for George Strait’s Cowboy Rides Away Tour is surging,” said Felina Martinez at online ticket marketplace “While many of the upcoming performances are starting to sell out, we’re proud to offer fans a great selection of tickets, with a worry-free guarantee to protect their purchase,” said Martinez.

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George Strait rode to fame after his first single “Unwound” became a hit in 1981. Now, in 2013, he says his The Cowboy Rides Away Tour will be his final goodbye ride, starting in 2013 and continuing into 2014.

“It’s been a hard decision for me to make, but as far as the touring goes, I’ve decided that I’m not going to tour anymore after these next two years. This is going to be a very special, emotional tour for me. Everywhere we're going holds fond memories and I'm looking forward to paying my respects,” said Strait.

“I kinda always had it in the back of my mind, when I turned 60, it might be the time to start thinking about it (retiring from touring). It was kinda important to me to pick that time. I believe I made the right decision. Only time will tell." Strait celebrated his 60th birthday on May 18, 2012.

Strait has enjoyed huge success as a country music artist, and has been called "King George" by many. He is known for his unique style of western swing music, bar-room ballads, honky-tonk style, and fresh yet traditional Country music.

George Strait has recorded 59 number-one hit singles as of 2013; and he holds the world record for the most number-one hit singles, more than any other artist in the history of music on any chart or in any genre.

Strait has also been nominated for more Country Music Association (CMA) and Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards, and has more wins in both categories, than any other artist. Plus, he has sold more than 68.5 million albums in the U.S. and his certifications include 13 multi-platinum, 33 platinum, and 38 gold albums. (Source:

McBride has been called the “Celine Dion of Country Music" for her soaring ballads and soprano range. Seven of her studio albums and two of her compilations have received an RIAA Gold Certification or higher. McBride has sold over 14 million albums, and won the CMA’s "Female Vocalist of the Year" award four times. She is tied with Reba McEntire for the most wins. McBride has also won the ACM’s "Top Female Vocalist" award three times.

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