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Garth Brooks: Troyal Garth Brooks is an American 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.

  • also known as Chris Gaines; Troyal Garth Brooks; Brooks, Garth
  • born on (53 years ago) in Tulsa, child of Troyal Raymond Brooks and Colleen Carroll
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: Advertising at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, graduated in
  • profession: Singer-songwriter, musician, actor, film producer, music artist
  • spouses:
    • Marriage with Trisha Yearwood since
    • Marriage with Sandy Mahl between and (15 years and 7 months)
  • parent of
  • genres: Country, Country rock, Rock music, Country pop
  • albums: "Garth Brooks", "No Fences", "Ropin' the Wind", "Beyond the Season", "The Chase", "In Pieces", "The Collection", "The Hits", "Standing Outside the Fire", "Fresh Horses", "Sevens", "The Limited Series", "Double Live", "Lost in You", "In... the Life of Chris Gaines", "Garth Brooks & The Magic of Christmas", "Songs from Call Me Claus", "Scarecrow", "More Than a Memory", "The Garth Brooks Collection", "The Ultimate Hits", "The Entertainer", "Rodeo", "Hungry Years", "1995-11-16: NDR Studio, Hamburg, Germany", "1989-07-14: Pennsylvania State Fair, Philadelphia, PA, USA", "Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)", "If Tomorrow Never Comes", "Not Counting You", "The Dance", "Friends in Low Places", "Unanswered Prayers", "Two of a Kind, Workin' on a Full House", "The Thunder Rolls", "Shameless", "What She's Doing Now", "Papa Loved Mama", "The River", "We Shall Be Free", "Somewhere Other Than the Night", "Learning to Live Again", "That Summer", "Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)", "American Honky-Tonk Bar Association", "One Night a Day", "Callin' Baton Rouge", "She's Every Woman", "The Fever"
  • TV series:
  • film written: Unanswered Prayers
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "Friends in Low Places"
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year - "The Dance", with John Lloyd Miller
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Music Video - "The Thunder Rolls"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "Ropin' the Wind"
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "Ropin' the Wind"
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Single - "If Tomorrow Never Comes"
      • Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year - "No Fences", with Capitol Records Nashville, Allen Reynolds, Capitol Records
      • Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "Friends in Low Places", with Capitol Records Nashville & Allen Reynolds
      • Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year - "The Thunder Rolls", with Bud Schaetzle
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "The Chase"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals - "Watcha Gonna Do With a Cowboy", with Chris LeDoux
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Male Singer
      • nominated to Juno Award for International Entertainer of the Year
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • Billboard Music Award for Top Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Male Singer
      • Juno Award for International Entertainer of the Year
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "No Fences"
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Single - "The Thunder Rolls"
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year - "Ropin' the Wind", with Capitol Records Nashville & Allen Reynolds
      • Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "Ain't Goin' Down ('til the Sun Comes Up)"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Male Singer
      • nominated to Juno Award for International Entertainer of the Year
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • Billboard Music Award for Top Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Male Singer
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year - "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair", with Travis Tritt, Joe Diffie, George Jones, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Mark Chesnutt, T. Graham Brown, Pam Tillis, Clint Black & Patty Loveless
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Video of the Year - "The Change", with Tim Miller, Jon Small, Tom Forrest
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "The Hits"
      • American Music Award for Artist of the Year (Garth Brooks refused the award in the ceremony.)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Song - "In Another's Eyes", with Trisha Yearwood
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals - "In Another's Eyes", with Trisha Yearwood
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year - "In Another's Eyes", with Trisha Yearwood
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year - "Sevens", with Capitol Records Nashville & Allen Reynolds
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "Fresh Horses"
      • Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals - "In Another's Eyes", with Trisha Yearwood
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program - "Garth Live From Central Park" (Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance - "To Make You Feel My Love"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals - "Where Your Road Leads", with Trisha Yearwood
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Album - "Sevens"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special - "Garth Live From Central Park", with Randall Gladstein, Jon Small, Tom Forrest, Douglas C. Forbes, Shelby Werwa
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year - "Burnin' the Roadhouse Down", with Steve Wariner
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year - "Double Live", with Allen Reynolds & Capitol Records Nashville
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • Academy of Country Music Award for Dick Clark Artist of the Decade
      • Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite All-Time Musical Performer
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "Sevens"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "Sevens"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - "When You Come Back to Me Again" (from Frequency), with Jenny Yates
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "Double Live"
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "Double Live"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals - "Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In)", with George Jones
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year - "Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In)", with George Jones & Allen Reynolds
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals - "Squeeze Me In", with Trisha Yearwood
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
      • American Music Award of Merit
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Country Album - "The Ultimate Hits"
  • official website: www.garthbrooks.com

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"Garth Brooks": Garth Brooks is the eponymous debut studio album of American country music artist Garth Brooks, released on April 12, 1989 through Capitol Nashville. It was both a critical and chart success, peaking at #13 on the Billboard 200. On the Top Country Albums chart the album peaked at #2 for eight weeks behind Clint Black's Killin' Time. In 2006 Garth Brooks was certified Diamond by the RIAA for shipments of 10 million copies in the US.

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I don't fly any awards at the house. Any award you get is usually for something you've done in the past. And I like to keep looking forward. (Garth Brooks)
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