GARTH BROOKS: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION SCORES BIGGEST PRE-SALE IN TARGET HISTORY
CMA “Entertainer of the Year” Launches Into Release Week With Coast to Coast TV Appearances
Nashville, TN – Nov. 8, 2016 – CMA “Entertainer of the Year” Garth Brooks is once again breaking records. His soon to be released boxed set GARTH BROOKS: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION is the biggest pre-sale in Target history. The 10-disc boxed set, due out Nov. 11, includes Brooks’ upcoming studio album GUNSLINGER, featuring two Target-exclusive songs including highly-anticipated 25th anniversary edition of “Friends in Low Places” with special guests George Strait, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban on guitar, as well as nine discs of curated music from his unrivaled catalog, offering 18 previously unreleased tracks.
Fresh from his fifth CMA “Entertainer of the Year” win, Brooks launches into release week with the airing of “GARTH BROOKS/YANKEE STADIUM/LIVE” presented by AT&T’s AUDIENCE® Network. Fans can witness the historic two-night, sold out Yankee Stadium shows on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT across all AT&T platforms, as well as for free of charge on AT&T.com. The next day on Nov. 11, he’ll perform live on Good Morning America and the following week he’ll be a mentor to the final 12 contestants on The Voice starting Nov. 14.
Brooks’ single “Baby, Let’s Lay Down And Dance” continues to make its mark at country radio, and he’ll release his first-ever collaborative album with wife Trisha Yearwood CHRISTMAS TOGETHER on Friday, Nov. 11. Brooks has received seven Diamond awards for seven individual albums from the RIAA for selling over ten million units each, a feat only he can claim, and is the No. 1 selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 138 million album sales. Throughout his illustrious career he has won the Billboard Music Artist Achievement Award, has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York.
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