Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified Garth Brooks as the top-selling solo artist of the 20th century. With 134 million albums to that credit and also known to be the fastest-selling artist in RIAA history and he was the only artists to have 6 albums top the 10 million mark.
He has spent more weeks #1 on album sales charts than any artists since the inception of SoundScan, the tracking system operated by the ACNielsen,that tracks the sales of music and music video throughout the United States and Canada. Any music product that carries a UPC or EAN barcode or ISRC code is eligible to be tracked. Garth has received so many awards we can only name a few from the following: an Academy of Country Music Award, American Music Award, Country Music Association Awards, GRAMMY Awards a People Choice Awards plus many many more including being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2011.
The main thing Garth Brooks will forever be remembered for are his live shows. He incorporated the arena-rock-party- style performance that great legends like Kiss, Queen and Alice Cooper had done for Rock and Roll live shows and brought it to country music! Fans all agree they can’t decide which they like better AFTER seeing a show. Garths singing or his showmanship! You can get all your Garth Brooks tickets here we have tickets for any show no matter the size of venue.
With a heart the size of Texas Garth started his children’s charity called Teammates for Kids Foundation and has helped 60 countries world-wide. Garth came out of retirement for Las Vegas in October of 2009 and announced a one-man four-year long run at the Encore and after 180 sold-out shows Garth went back into retirement after releasing his new box set called, “Blame It All On My Roots” marking Garths 13th #1 debut on the country charts and ninth to top the Billboard 200 Chart.