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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...

Trisha Re-releases Album With Romantic Brooks Duet

TRISHA YEARWOOD is re-releasing her latest album JASPER COUNTY so she can add a duet with her new husband GARTH BROOKS. The album has sold over 400,000 copies since it was released in September...

Brooks And Yearwood Wed

Country stars GARTH BROOKS and TRISHA YEARWOOD are now husband and wife after wedding in a private ceremony on Saturday (10DEC05). The FRIENDS IN LOW PLACES singer, 43, and blonde beauty, 41, married in...

Brooks Bounces Back From Retirement In Style

Country star GARTH BROOKS' comeback is complete - America's WalMart chain has shipped one million copies of his new limited edition box set in just two weeks. The retired singer's remarkable figures won't feature...

Garth Asked For Ex-wife's Permission To Marry Trisha

Country star GARTH BROOKS asked his ex-wife's permission to propose to bride-to-be TRISHA YEARWOOD because he wanted to make sure she was OK with his marriage plans. Brooks called his first wife SANDY to...

Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

Brooks + Mccartney Join Wal-mart For Christmas

Retired country star GARTH BROOKS and JESSE McCARTNEY have signed up to be a part of US superstore Wal-Mart's Christmas (05) advertising campaign. Brooks exchanges his stetson for a Santa's hat in the commercial,...

Brooks Returns With Intimate Tv Special

Country star GARTH BROOKS is set to open up about his retirement and marriage plans in a rare TV interview. The singer/songwriter will unveil his plans for the future, including his marriage to fiancee...

Brooks To Pay Tribute To Ledoux At Cma Awards

Country star GARTH BROOKS will perform a tribute to his late friend CHRIS LeDOUX at the upcoming Country Music Association (CMA) Awards in New York City. The retired singer has scored a hit with...

Chesney Honoured With Ascap

RENEE ZELLWEGER's estranged husband KENNY CHESNEY has been honoured with a top country music prize at Monday's (17OCT05) performing rights organisation's 43rd annual country music awards gala in Nashville, Tennessee. The singer won the...

Brooks Scores Big With Comeback Single

LATEST: Country star GARTH BROOKS' comeback single is on course to become the biggest hit of his career. The singer has come out of retirement with the track GOOD RIDE COWBOY - a tribute...

Brooks Returns With Cowboy Tribute To Ledoux

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS' retirement is over - he has recorded a new tribute tune to late pal CHRIS LEDOUX and plans to release it as a single. After a year spent making surprise...

Chesney To Get Top Music Prize

Country star KENNY CHESNEY has something to smile about after his public split from wife of four months RENEE ZELLWEGER - he's to be honoured with a top music prize. The singer will join...

Country Stars To Shine At Opry's Birthday Bash

Retired country star GARTH BROOKS will join TRAVIS TRITT and RALPH STANLEY among others to wish music mecca the Grand Ole Opry a happy 80th birthday next month (11OCT05). The Friday and Saturday shows...

Martin Planning Country/hip-hop Album

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is planning to put stadium rock to one side and work on a country album with a hip-hop flavour. The SPEED OF SOUND hitmaker is so keen to expand his...

U2, Mariah + Garth Join Telethon Line-up

U2, MARIAH CAREY, MARY J BLIGE and retired country star GARTH BROOKS have joined the line-up for tonight's (09SEP05) Hurricane Katrina telethon. The stars join the likes of SHERYL CROW, ALICIA KEYS, and PAUL...

Garth Brooks Signs Wal-mart Deal

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS has signed an exclusive multi-year contract for his music to be exclusively distributed by Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated. The deal will make Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and their online outlets the only...

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