Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer and songwriter. He was born on February 7th, 1962. His first album was released in the year 1989 and it ranked at the 2nd position of country album charts and it climbed to number on the Billboard 200 charts. The main reason for the popularity of the country singer is his unique style of music which integrates elements of rock music into his recordings and his live performances. This approach was the main reason behind his domination of country music charts both in the singles and album category. This fame was also able to cross over into the pop music category. Brooks’ concerts are known to break all attendance records, something he was known for throughout the 1990s. His album sales have also maintained record breaking performances. Such popularity started off during the 90s which sparked the prime era of Brooks’ career. His album sales have continued their progressive journey throughout 2013 and are still going strong. According to Nielsen Soundscan, the sales of his albums as of May 2013 had reached a whopping 68,630,000. This has made him the best-selling albums artist to have ever existed, since 1991. This was also the beginning of the era of SoundScan. He has held this title since 1991 and he’s leading the first place by a massive margin of 5 million against his closest competitor. the Beatles.
According to a verdict by RIAA, Brooks maintains the second position in the contest for the best-selling solo albums artist in the US to have ever existed, surpassing Elvis Presley. So far, he has managed to sell over 150 million units. Out of the albums that he has released so far, six have managed to gain diamond status in the US. These albums include “Garth Brooks” that received 10x platinum status which is equivalent to diamond status. Next in line is his album “No Fences” which is followed by the albums “Ropin’ the Wind”, “The Hits”, “Sevens”, and “Double Live”. Over his career, starting from 1989, Brooks has released a total of 20 records, out these 20, 10 comprise of studio albums, 1 of them is a live album, 3 of these include compilations of albums, 3 are Christmas albums and 3 are box sets. These were released alongside 77 singles. He has received a number of awards which have only served to enhance his popularity and his fan base. All of his performances set a new record which means that you should get your tickets quickly at TicketCity- the place for Garth Brooks tickets.
Garth Brooks 2016 World Tour
In late 2013, rumors began to ciculate about Garth Brooks returning to the road on another tour. Those rumors turned out to be true as Brooks announced a world tour with fellow star Trisha Underwood. The duo began the tour in September 2014 with multiple shows in Rosemount, Illinois. The Garth Brooks Trisha Underwood World tour is scheduled to move around the country, hitting top destinations like Houston, New Orleans, State College, Portland, and more. One of the unique things about Garth Brooks tours, is that the artist will often perform multiple shows at the same venue. Giving fans the ability to come from all over to see the country music icon perform. Garth Brooks Tour tickets are always in high demand and the peformer often plays in front of sold out crowds.