George Strait will be the first country artist honored as a Legend of Live at the 10th annual Billboard Touring Awards on Nov. 14 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York.

Billboard's highest accolade in the touring space, Legend of Live honors individuals or bands that have made significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business.

Beyond success at the box office, the Legend of Live award recognizes professionalism and ­steadfast commitment to the art and craft of live performance and the fan experience at concerts.

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