Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

 

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Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American singer and songwriter.[1] His integration of rock and roll elements into the country genre has earned him immense popularity in the United States. Brooks has had great success on the country single and album charts,[2] with multi-platinum recordings and record-breaking live performances, while also crossing over into the mainstream pop arena.[3]

According to the RIAA, he is the best-selling solo albums artist in the United States with 148 million domestic units sold, ahead of Elvis Presley, and is second only to The Beatles in total album sales overall.[4] He is also one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 170 million records.[5]

As of September 23, 2016, Brooks is now the only artist in music history to have released 7 albums that achieved diamond status in the United States, (surpassing the Beatles record of 6), those albums are: Garth Brooks (10× platinum), No Fences (17× platinum), Ropin' the Wind (14× platinum), The Hits (10× platinum), Sevens (10× platinum), Double Live (21× platinum), and The Ultimate Hits (10× platinum).[6] Since 1989, Brooks has released 21 records in all, which include: 12 studio albums, 1 live album, 3 compilation albums, 3 Christmas albums and 4 box sets, along with 77 singles. He won several awards in his career, including 2 Grammy Awards, 17 American Music Awards (including "Artist of the '90s") and the RIAA Award for best-selling solo albums artist of the century in the U.S.

Troubled by conflicts between career and family, Brooks retired from recording and performing from 2001 until 2009.[3] During this time, he sold millions of albums through an exclusive distribution deal with Walmart and sporadically released new singles.[7][8] In 2005, Brooks started a partial comeback, giving select performances and releasing two compilation albums.

In 2009, he began Garth at Wynn, a periodic weekend residency show at Las Vegas' Encore Theatre from December 2009 to January 2014. Following the conclusion of the residency, Brooks announced his signing with Sony Music Nashville in July 2014.[9] In September 2014, he began his comeback world tour, with wife and musician Trisha Yearwood. His most recent album, Gunslinger, was released in November 2016.

Brooks was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on October 21, 2012.[10] He was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011.[11]

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Man Against Machine
 
Man Against Machine is the ninth studio album by American country music artist Garth Brooks.
If Tomorrow Never Comes
 
"If Tomorrow Never Comes" is a song recorded by American country music artist Garth Brooks.
Double Live
 
Double Live is the first and only live album by American country music artist Garth Brooks.
Scarecrow
 
Scarecrow is the eighth studio album by American country music artist Garth Brooks.

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29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases His Debut Album
  –  April 12, 2018
Twenty-nine years ago today (April 12, 1989), neither Garth Brooks nor anyone else could have anticipated how much the music world was about to change. It was on that date that the singer released his self-titled debut album, marking the beginning of one ...
The Voice: Justin Kilgore Covers ‘Shameless’ by Garth Brooks But Loses Knockout Round
  –  April 12, 2018
Blake said Justin was stuck between the Billy Joel and Garth Brooks version of the song ... Kaleb has always turned to music as a hobby and an emotional outlet as his biological father left before he could remember. His mom and dad got him a guitar ...
Garth Brooks Surprises Bobby Bare With Opry Invite
  –  April 8, 2018
Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare celebrated his 83rd birthday on stage at the Grand Ole Opry Saturday night (April 7), but instead of a cake, he got an even better surprise. Garth Brooks made an unexpected appearance to invite Bare to officially ...
Midland Says They Freaked After Finding Out Garth Brooks Listens To Their Music
  –  April 6, 2018
Midland, who were announced the winners of New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, explains what it was like to open for Kenny Chesney, land a No. 1 hit song, and get to know their country-music heroes. Watch the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by ...
Man gives away front-row seats to Garth Brooks concert
  –  April 3, 2018
Ever since she was a child, Payton Clotiaux has loved Garth Brooks. So naturally, getting the chance to see the country music star closeout this year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was a dream come true. But when a Baytown man, his son and his son ...
Trisha Yearwood launching weekly show on Garth Brooks' SiriusXM channel
  –  April 2, 2018
SiriusXM has announced that former Owasso resident Trisha Yearwood, Grammy Award-winning country music star, will launch today her new weekly SiriusXM show, "Trisha's Take Five." It will air on Oklahoma native Garth Brooks' (who, of course, is Yearwood's ...
Flat Rock Playhouse Presents The Music Of Garth Brooks And Alan Jackson
  –  March 30, 2018
Flat Rock Playhouse presents a Music on the Rock concert celebrating two giants of classic country and rock and roll music. These two American singer-songwriters, known for flawlessly blending traditional honky tonk tunes and rock and roll riffs, will have ...

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