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George Strait tips his hat to the audience as he's named Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association awards Monday night. "I couldn't be happier," he said. Strait had been nominated for country's top honor for five consecutive years and 1989 fulfilled his dreams. "I really wanted this one," he said. The two-hour 23rd annual awards show was telecast from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn.