As his nickname — the King of Country Music — might indicate, there's really no figure that looms larger in today's country music world than George Strait. He's sold more than 100 million albums across the globe, scored 60 No. 1 hits and continues to release albums (including 2019's Honky Tonk Time Machine).

Looking for new country tunes that will remind you of Strait? Look to these five artists, ranging from upstart Canadian singer-songwriters to Texans blazing their own trail inspired by Strait's image. For serious Strait obsessives, it's hard to tear away from the classics -- "Marina Del Rey," "You Look So Good in Love" and so, so many more -- but it's always good to shake up your playlist with fresh music from time to time.

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