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Brooks Offers Daughters A Dating Deal

26th February 2008

Country star GARTH BROOKS has struck deal with his three daughters - they can't start dating until they can drive. The semi-retired star has ruled none of his girls can go out with a guy...

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Brooks' Lucky Charm

21st February 2008

Country star GARTH BROOKS has carried around three lucky seeds for 18 years, after they helped him triumph at an award ceremony. The singer won six prizes at the 1990 Association of Country Music Awards,...

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Juno Soundtrack Tops Billboard Hot 100

31st January 2008

The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated movie Juno has soared to the top of the US Billboard album chart.Featuring the likes of Belle & Sebastian, Cat Power, the Kinks and Sonic Youth, the album's sale received a...

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Brooks To Retire For Good After Charity Concerts

25th January 2008

Country star GARTH BROOKS insists he will retire for good after playing a series of charity concerts in Los Angeles. The singer - who announced his retirement in 2001 - agreed to revive his music...

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Brooks Always Knew Huey Lewis Duet Would Be A Hit

22nd January 2008

GARTH BROOKS waited eight years to record a duet with pal HUEY LEWIS because music executives hated the idea when the country star first brought it up. Brooks has scored a big U.S. hit with...

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Alicia Unseats Radiohead

17th January 2008

Alicia Keys has knocked Radiohead off the top of the US Billboard charts after the Oxford band debuted at number one.With 70,000 units shifted according to Nielsen Soundscan, Keys' As I Am returned to the...

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Strike Brings Back Music Specials

16th January 2008

Add concert specials to the mix of talent contests, reality and game shows, and animated fare that will continue to be produced during the writers' strike. CBS said Monday that it had signed deals to...

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Brooks And Aikman Unveil Playroom For Sick Kids

16th January 2008

Country singer GARTH BROOKS and American football star TROY AIKMAN have unveiled a playroom for sick patients at a U.S. hospital. The crooner and the former Dallas Cowboy visited children on Tuesday (15Jan07) at Cook...

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Brooks To Go Live On Tv With Fire Victims Concert

15th January 2008

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 Top Us Charts

10th January 2008

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...

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Brooks To Play Five Shows In 30 Hours

3rd December 2007

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...

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Brooks Hands Over Treasures To Smithsonian

3rd December 2007

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...

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Brooks Scores Ticket Sales Record With Los Angeles Charity Shows

3rd December 2007

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...

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Brooks To Play Benefit Concert For Wildfires' Victims

24th November 2007

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...

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Yearwood Terrified By Instant Family

22nd November 2007

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...

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Brooks Supports Writers, Cancels Tv Appearances

15th November 2007

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...

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Yearwood Blasts Brooks Comeback Ticket Scalpers

10th November 2007

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...

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Garth Brooks Overtakes Elvis In Sales

6th November 2007

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...

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Country Star Outsells Elvis

6th November 2007

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...

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Brooks To Present Radio Show

31st October 2007

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...

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Brooks Comeback Show To Hit Cinemas

18th October 2007

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...

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Brooks Releases Special Edition Of Album For Charity

16th October 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 5876

16th October 2007

"My girls are looking for HANNAH MONTANA tickets. They're like, 'Dad, don't you know somebody?'" Country star GARTH BROOKS admits his three daughters aren't interested in seeing their dad's comeback shows - they want hard-to-come-by...

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Fascinating Fact 4057

8th October 2007

Country star GARTH BROOKS sold out nine concerts at Kansas City's 18,000 capacity Sprint Center in under two hours on Saturday (06Oct07). The gigs are scheduled for November (07)....

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Fascinating Fact 4038

3rd October 2007

Country star GARTH BROOKS will play his first full live show since announcing his retirement in the late 1990s in Kansas City, Missouri on 14 November (07). The concert will be the singer/songwriter's first since...

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Garth Brooks' Wife Caught Up In Another Scandal

30th August 2007

Country music superstar GARTH BROOKS' comeback has been marred by another family controversy - his ex-wife's former fiance has been murdered. Brooks is planning to storm the charts again after announcing his retirement in 2001,...

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Brooks Comes Out Of Retirement

20th August 2007

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...

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

23rd July 2007

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,...

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Songwriter Linde Dies

28th December 2006

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...

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