Country icon GEORGE STRAIT is celebrating after becoming a first-time grandfather.
The musician's songwriting son Bubba Strait and his wife Tamara welcomed a baby boy on Thursday (02Feb12) and the proud King of Country couldn't hold back his excitement.
Announcing the news during his Phoenix, Arizona tour stop with Martina MCBride on Friday (03Feb12), the music legend grinned as he told a packed crowd, "Yesterday, my son just had his new baby."
According to reports, the infant was named George H. Strait Iii as a tribute to his famous granddad.