CMA “ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR” GARTH BROOKS CELEBRATES NO. ONE AT FIRST OF SEVEN SHOWS AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTONE ARENA
Nashville, TN – Dec. 11, 2017 – CMA “Entertainer Of The Year” Garth Brooks celebrated topping the charts on Saturday night (12/9) ahead of his first show of seven at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Brooks celebrated with industry friends and his team including Pearl Records, CMA, CRB, ASCAP, BMI, Ticketmaster and Amazon Music who helped host the party. Brooks’ poignant and “romantic power ballad” (LA Times), “Ask Me How I Know” hit the the top spot last week on both the Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase Country Airplay charts and is also Brooks’ most streamed #1 single on Amazon Music Unlimited. The track is Brooks’ 20th No. One and the first songwriting cut by newcomer Mitch Rossell. Brooks’ stint in Nashville is the final run of the Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. In a little over three years, the tour has sold over 6.4 million tickets, making it the biggest North American tour in history and the biggest American tour in the world.
Garth Brooks just won Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards for a sixth time, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 148 million album sales. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame.
Garth has also launched Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s Facebook page at 7:00 PM EST. You can follow him at: https://www.facebook.com/GarthBrooks, https://twitter.com/garthbrooks, http://instagram.com/garthbrooks.
Photo L-R: Andy Elliott – Pearl Records, Glenn Noblit – Pearl Records, Hilary Hoover – Pearl Records, Lesly Simon – Pearl Records, Mitch Rossell – Songwriter, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Mandy McCormack – Pearl Records, Chris Waters – Pearl Records.
For Pearl Records, Inc.:
Kristie Sloan, The GreenRoom
For Garth Brooks:
Nancy Seltzer, Nancy Seltzer & Associates