Country superstar GEORGE STRAIT has been forced to pull out of his performance at the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS tonight (17MAY05) after losing his voice.

Strait is reportedly suffering from a throat infection and will miss the Las Vegas, Nevada, awards show.

The singer has also withdrawn from a TV taping in Las Vegas tomorrow (18MAY05), celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Academy Of Country Music.

17/05/2005 21:38