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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 30 Jun 1995
  • Address:
    1774 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 309th
    Monthly Average: 268th

Garth Brooks

Next star: Joan Crawford
Previous star: Clarence Brown

Biography

Brooks performing in February 2015

Source: Wikipedia

Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962), best known as Garth Brooks, is an American country music singer-songwriter. His eponymous first album was released in 1989 and peaked at number 2 in the US country album chart while climbing to number 13 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Brooks' integration of rock elements into his recordings and live performances earned him immense popularity. This progressive approach allowed him to dominate the country single and album charts while crossing over into the mainstream pop arena.

Fact file

  • Born: Troyal Garth Brooks February 7, 1962 (age 53) Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter
  • Spouse(s): Sandy Mahl (m. 1986; div. 2001) Trisha Yearwood (m. 2005)
  • Children: 3 Musical career
  • Genres: Country
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, piano
  • Years active: 1984–2001 2009–present
  • Labels: Capitol Nashville, Liberty, Pearl, Big Machine, RCA Nashville
  • Associated acts: Ty England, Chris Gaines, Chris LeDoux, Steve Wariner, Trisha Yearwood
  • Website: garthbrooks.com

Read more about Garth Brooks at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Garth Brooks, Jack White, Keith Urban & More Celebrate Loretta Lynn's Birthday at Nashville Concert
Billboard, 2019-04-02 08:32:49
Loretta Lynn was honored like country music royalty by country and rock stars alike with gifts of flowers and songs during a concert Monday night...

Keith Whitley tribute concert planned, led by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
USA Today Music, 2019-03-29 14:53:54
On the 30th anniversary of his death, Keith Whitley will be celebrated in Nashville by a cast of friends, family and fellow country greats.         

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Variety, 2019-03-28 01:56:06
A+E Networks brought out an eclectic group of personalities — from George W. Bush to Sylvester Stallone to Salt-N-Pepa to Garth Brooks — Wednesday night to tout new programming and initiatives coming to History, A&E and Lifetime. The program pitch at A+E’s upfront presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center seemed ...

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