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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 30 Jun 1995
  • Address:
    1774 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 322nd
    Monthly Average: 290th

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 Extends Longevity on Hot Country Songs Chart With Blake Shelton Duet 'Dive Bar'
Billboard, 2020-01-07 16:50:28
As we enter a new decade, superstar Garth Brooks becomes the first artist to have appeared on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart in the 1980s...

Garth Brooks has the best-selling country music tour of 2019
USA Today Music, 2019-12-19 19:44:06
Just behind Garth Brooks, Eric Church comes in second for country music and 28th overall in Pollstar's year-end tour chart.        

Rewinding the Country Charts: In 1989, Garth Brooks Notched His First No. 1 With 'If Tomorrow Never Comes'
Billboard, 2019-12-09 13:00:00
On Dec. 9, 1989, Garth Brooks' "If Tomorrow Never Comes" reached No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, becoming his first...

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