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Brooks To Go Live On Tv With Fire Victims Concert

A portion of country star GARTH BROOKS' five Los Angeles charity concerts will air live on TV as part of a special. Brooks made Staples Center history on 1 December (07) when all 85,000 tickets...

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Radiohead have raced to the top of the US album charts with their seventh album In Rainbows, knocking R 'n' B singer Mary J Blige off the number one spot.With 122,000 units sold after its...

By on 10 January 2008

Brooks To Play Five Shows In 30 Hours

Country star GARTH BROOKS will play all five of his sold-out Los Angeles charity shows in under 30 hours due to scheduling conflicts with the city's top basketball teams. The singer made Staples Center history...

Brooks Hands Over Treasures To Smithsonian

GARTH BROOKS has donated a treasure chest of personal memorabilia to the Smithsonian Institute. The semi-retired singer has handed over his first gold record, a pair of elephant-skin cowboy boots and a pieced-together Takamine guitar...

Brooks Scores Ticket Sales Record With Los Angeles Charity Shows

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS has broken ticket sales records at Los Angeles' Staples Center after selling 85,000 seats for his upcoming five charity shows in January (08) in just 59 minutes. It is the first...

Brooks To Play Benefit Concert For Wildfires' Victims

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS will perform a benefit gig in January (08) to raise funds for the victims of the recent California wildfires. Brooks will take the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center on 26...

Yearwood Terrified By Instant Family

Country star GARTH BROOKS' daughters terrified his wife TRISHA YEARWOOD when they first met - because she had no idea what to do with three young girls. The singer, who wed Brooks in 2005, got...

Brooks Supports Writers, Cancels Tv Appearances

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS has cancelled appearances on U.S. TV programmes THE VIEW and THE ELLEN DeGENERES SHOW in support of the Hollywood writers' strike. Brooks was also hoping to promote his new release, The...

Yearwood Blasts Brooks Comeback Ticket Scalpers

Country singer TRISHA YEARWOOD has hit out at ticket scalpers who are charging hugely inflated prices to her husband GARTH BROOKS' sold-out run of comeback concerts. Brooks is currently midway through nine gigs at the...

Garth Brooks Overtakes Elvis In Sales

GARTH BROOKS has overtaken ELVIS PRESLEY to become the best-selling solo artist in history. The country star, who shot to fame with 1990's No Fences album, has sold 123 million units in his career, compared...

Country Star Outsells Elvis

Country star Garth Brooks has overtaken Elvis Presley to become the bestselling solo artist in history, according to new record industry figures.The singer has sold an amazing 123 million units in his career, the Recording...

By on 06 November 2007

Brooks To Present Radio Show

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS is adding DJ to his resume by fronting a new satellite radio show. The 45-year-old will host the first show of a two-week stint on the Prime Country channel on Sirius...

Brooks Comeback Show To Hit Cinemas

Country star GARTH BROOKS will turn his comeback concerts in Kansas City, Missouri into an all-American showcase by beaming one gig direct to 300 cinemas. Fans who weren't able to get tickets for any of...

Brooks Releases Special Edition Of Album For Charity

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS is releasing a special edition of his upcoming album THE ULTIMATE HITS to raise money for breast cancer awareness. A 'pink edition' of Brooks' greatest hits disc will be available through...

Garth Brooks' Ex-wife Causes Scandal

Country singer Garth Brooks has once again been caught up in controversy because of his ex-wife. After announcing his retirement in 2001, Brooks was set to make a tremendous comeback, but he has been caught...

Brooks Comes Out Of Retirement

Superstar GARTH BROOKS has confirmed he's making a country comeback, seven years after he announced his retirement. The 45-year-old declared his intention to cease touring and recording in 2000, but has now changed his mind...

Latifah, Brooks And Edmonds Join Martin Luther King Concert Line-up

Music stars QUEEN LATIFAH, GARTH BROOKS and KENNETH 'BABYFACE' EDMONDS have joined the line-up at a gig to raise money for a MARTIN LUTHER KING memorial in Washington D.C. The trio will join Stevie Wonder,...

Songwriter Linde Dies

Singer/songwriter DENNIS LINDE, who wrote songs for ELVIS PRESLEY, GARTH BROOKS and the DIXIE CHICKS, has died. He was 63. Linde died on Friday (22DEC06) at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, after battling idiopathic...

Jimmy Webb Honoured In Nashville

Songwriter JIMMY WEBB was honoured by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) in Nashville, Tennessee last night (23OCT06) and thrilled famous fans with a medley of his country hits The three-time...

Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

Veteran singer/songwriter JIMMY WEBB will receive the American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers Voice Of Music award at the ASCAP's upcoming country awards show. The MACARTHUR PARK star will pick up the honour at...

Urban Scores Highest Country Debut

KEITH URBAN's amazing year has been topped by the news he's country music's top hitmaker. The Aussie, who wed NICOLE KIDMAN earlier this summer (06), has scored the highest-debuting country single in the 62-year history...

Garth's Wife Reveals Kidnapper Was Her Angry Lover

Country star GARTH BROOKS' ex-wife has spoken out about her kidnap ordeal in April (06), revealing the fugitive who abducted her was a lover she was trying to dump. SANDY BROOKS, 44, hit the headlines...

Brooks Offers Cash For Hockey Highlights

Semi-retired country star GARTH BROOKS has filmed an ice hockey-themed public service announcement on behalf of his Teammates for Kids Foundation. In the 30 second advertisement, the ice hockey fan tells viewers he will make...

Terror For Garth Brooks' Ex

Country star GARTH BROOKS' ex-wife was kidnapped at gunpoint on her Oklahoma farm, on Monday (03APR06). Farm worker QUINTINE CORNELIUS HARPER, 24, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant, seized SANDY BROOKS when she allowed...

Stars Bid Owens Farewell

TRACE ADKINS, DWIGHT YOAKAM and GARTH BROOKS were among the celebrity fans who paid tribute to country great BUCK OWENS in Bakersfield, California, at the weekend (01APR06). The stars joined family and friends at the...

Brooks Urges Divorced Couples To Stay Close

Country singer GARTH BROOKS urges divorced men to keep talking to their exes - because they can become valuable friends. THE RIVER hitmaker divorced his childhood sweetheart SANDY in 2001, after a five-year marriage,...

Garth Brooks Plans A Comeback

Retired country superstar GARTH BROOKS is planning a comeback - when his youngest daughter starts college. The WHAT SHE'S DOING NOW singer was recently named America's second highest-selling solo artist of all time, after...

Brooks And Yearwood's Wedding Was A True Family Affair

Country couple GARTH BROOKS and TRISHA YEARWOOD made sure their wedding ceremony was extra special for his three daughters - by insisting they got married too. Brooks brought his girls, aged 13, 11 and...

Garth Brooks Challenges Elvis For Record

Retired country superstar GARTH BROOKS is just 500,000 album sales away from toppling ELVIS PRESLEY as the best-selling solo artist in American music history. Thanks to his smash-hit 2005 compilation box set THE LIMITED...

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