Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer and songwriter. Brooks is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold more than 170 million records. He has released 23 records in all, which include 13 studio albums, two live albums, three compilation albums and four box sets. His most recent album, Fun, was released in November 2020.
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Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer and songwriter. He has released 23 records in all, which include 13 studio albums, two live albums, three compilation albums and four box sets. His most recent album, Fun, was released in November 2020. Brooks is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold more than 170 million records. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on October 21, 2012. Brooks received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on March 4, 2020, at age 58, he is the youngest recipient of the award. On January 20, 2021, Brooks performed \”Amazing Grace\” at the inauguration of Joe Biden, saying his performance was an opportunity \”to serve\” and is a \”statement of unity. Brooks is the only artist in music history to have released nine albums that achieved diamond status in the United States ; those albums are GarthBrooks, No Fences, Ropin’ the Wind, The Chase, In Pieces, The Hits, Sevens, Double Live, and The Ultimate Hits. Brooks graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1984 with a degree in journalism. He is married to Trisha Yearwood, and the couple have two children together, Kelly and Garth. Brooks has two children with his ex-wife, singer-songwriter-producer-actress Tanya Mott. His son is the son of Troyal Raymond Brooks Jr., a draftsman for an oil company, and Colleen McElroy Carroll, a 1950s-era country singer of Irish ancestry who recorded on the Capitol Records label and appeared on Ozark Jubilee.
Brooks and his family live in Yukon, Oklahoma, and he has a daughter, Kelly, and a son, Garth Jr., who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Brooks’ daughter is the daughter of country music legend George Strait, and she has a son with country music star Luke Combs. Brooks had a daughter with his third wife, Kelly Brooks, and has two sons with his fourth wife, Jennifer Brooks. He and Kelly Brooks have a son named Garth III, who is also a country music singer and has appeared on several of his albums. In 2013, Brooks announced his signing with Sony Music Nashville in July 2014. In September 2014, he began his comeback world tour, with wife and musician Trisha yearwood, which culminated in 2017. His Stadium Tour, which began in 2019, was followed by his Stadium Tour. In 1985, Brooks began his professional music career, playing guitar in Oklahoma bars, most notably Wild Saloon in Stillwater. He later played guitar in his road band until going solo in 1995. Brooks was exposed to a wide range of music through his roommate, Willie Saloon. In 1981, Brooks decided that he was more interested in country music, especially of George Strait. In 1983, Brooks produced the debut single “Unwound” by Rod Phelps and Rod Phelps.