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 to Presley's 118.5 million. The Recording Industry Association Of America awarded Brooks two Diamond Awards for his albums Seven and Garth Brooks on Monday (05Nov07), in recognition of each albums' sales, which have exceeded 10 million. The singer, who is married to fellow country star Trisha Yearwood, accepted the awards at his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. He says, "This award reflects the magnitude of the country audience and what they can accomplish when they act together."


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Ia the news more stupid I can read. Is the envy ecause Elvis is the top-earning dead celebrity. Elvis Presley is the best
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But Brooks is not the man to over take Elvis. Elvis has way more albums solded than Brooks. This is only by RIAA standards which, are very weak.
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he just the best in the music world,it takes a good man 2 beat elvis
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BULL!!!! Here we go again. Enough is Enough already. Brooks is not even a footnote in music.
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