This masterful country stylist from Houston, Texas has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. Gene Watson’s tally of 75 charted titles, 23 Top 10 hits, six No. 1 country records and three No. 1 gospel hits has led to membership in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and the Houston, TX Music Hall of Fame. Radio listeners are still transfixed whenever classics like “Farewell Party,” “Fourteen Carat Mind” or “Love in the Hot Afternoon” are played. Considered one of the finest pure-country singers of his generation and known as “The Singer’s Singer”, Watson offers up one of the best traditional country shows in the business. In 2017, Watson released My Gospel Roots, which featured the No. 1 Cashbox Country Christian and Christian Servant Chart single “Old Roman Soldier.”
With dozens of No. 1 singles between them, the Bellamy Brothers and Gene Watson have joined together for a "sublimely country (MusicRow)" cover the duo's "Forever Ain't Long Enough."
On the heels of his 80th birthday, Grand Ole Opry member Gene Watson announces his 2024 All the Hits & More Tour. The All the Hits & More Tour follows Watson's Celebration Tour, which found him celebrating with fans across the country this year on 80 dates for his 80th birthday. Last Thursday, Watson's birthday festivities continued at the Grand Ole Opry with Rhonda Vincent, The Bellamy Brothers, The Gatlin Brothers and more.
The Grand Ole Opry’s Dan Rogers and Grand Ole Opry member Rhonda Vincent joined The Bellamy Brothers to celebrate Opry member Gene Watson’s 80th birthday backstage on October 12.
This calls for a celebration as renowned vocalist and Grand Ole Opry member Gene Watson announces his upcoming tour - 80th Birthday + 80 Tour Dates - the 2023 Celebration Tour. The Texas native kicked off his tour on Jan. 14 in Huntsville, Texas and will be on the road all the way through Dec. 15 in Tomball, Texas, where the tour will conclude. Along the way he will be making stops in various states such as South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Missouri, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Legendary country hitmaker and Grand Ole Opry member Gene Watson's newest album, Outside the Box, limited edition vinyl release is now available for pre-order. Outside the Box features Watson's first-ever collaboration with country legend and fellow Texan, Willie Nelson on "Wonderful Future." The album also features a duet with Grand Ole Opry peer Rhonda Vincent on "I've Got One of Those Too." Fans can pre-order the Outside the Box vinyl HERE.
Legendary country vocalist Gene Watson's newest album, Outside the Box, lands among Luminate's Top 15 Country Album Sales Chart this week alongside Luke Combs and Taylor Swift. On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Grand Ole Opry's Opry Country Classics will celebrate Watson's iconic career and greatest hits with performances from Watson, Lorrie Morgan, Erin Enderlin, Rhonda Vincent, The Gatlin Brothers and Jake Hoot. To purchase tickets, click HERE.