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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 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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Jimmy Webb Honoured In Nashville

24th October 2006

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...

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Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

6th October 2006

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...

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Urban Scores Highest Country Debut

22nd August 2006

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...

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Garth's Wife Reveals Kidnapper Was Her Angry Lover

27th July 2006

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...

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Brooks Offers Cash For Hockey Highlights

24th April 2006

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...

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Terror For Garth Brooks' Ex

5th April 2006

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...

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Stars Bid Owens Farewell

4th April 2006

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...

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Brooks Urges Divorced Couples To Stay Close

18th February 2006

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,...

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Garth Brooks Plans A Comeback

16th February 2006

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...

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Brooks And Yearwood's Wedding Was A True Family Affair

16th February 2006

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...

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Garth Brooks Challenges Elvis For Record

15th February 2006

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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