Garth Brooks

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks Full Name: Garth Brooks [Troyal Garth Brooks]
Nationality: American

Profession: Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Why Famous: Brooks is one of the greatest country music singer/songwriter successes of the early-1990s. His music blends rock and country influences.

His 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. Six of his albums achieved diamond status in the United States.

Brooks has sold more than one hundred million albums since 1989 making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.

He has won several major music awards, including 2 Grammy Awards, 17 American Music Awards (including the "Artist of the '90s") and the RIAA Award as Best selling solo albums artist of the Century in the United States.

Born: February 7, 1962 (55 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Married Life

  • 1986-05-24 Country singer Garth Brooks marries songwriter Sandy Mahl
  • 2005-12-10 Country music artist Garth Brooks (43) weds singer Trisha Yearwood (41) in Claremore, Oklahoma

Historical Events in the Life of Garth Brooks

  • 1990-08-27 "No Fences" 2nd studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1991)
  • 1991-04-24 26th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire win
  • 1991-09-02 "Ropin' the Wind" 3rd studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1992)
  • 1991-10-03 25th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Tanya Tucker & Vince Gill wins
  • 1992-04-29 27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire win
  • 1992-06-08 26th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks
  • 1992-09-30 26th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks wins
  • 1992-12-09 3rd Billboard Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Ropin' The Wind win
  • 1993-05-11 28th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, and Mary Chapin Carpenter win
  • 1994-05-03 29th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, and Wynonna win
  • 1994-12-13 "The Hits" 2nd compilation album by Garth Brooks is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1995)
  • 1996-01-29 23rd American Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins
  • 1997-08-03 Garth Brooks performs a free concert in NYC's Central Park for HBO
  • 1997-09-24 31st Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait win
  • 1997-11-25 "Sevens" 7th studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Grammy Award Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 1998, Billboard Album of the Year 1998)
  • 1998-04-22 33rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and George Strait win
  • 1998-09-23 32nd Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait win
  • 1999-05-05 34th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw win