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Garth Brooks Is 1st Artist w/ Top 5 Singles In 5 Consecutive Decades

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“Entertainer of the Year” Garth Brooks is marking another milestone
today, as he becomes the first artist to achieve Top Five singles at
Country Radio (across Billboard and Mediabase charts) over five
consecutive decades in the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s, 10’s and now 20’s, with his
current single “Dive Bar” with Blake Shelton reaching Number Five on
Mediabase today. Brooks first topped the charts with “If Tomorrow Never
Comes” on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart in 1989 and he has now
reached the Top Five in every decade since. It was also just announced
that Brooks will be honored with the highly coveted “ICON Award” at the
“2020 Billboard Music Awards” in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29 at 8
p.m. ET/PT on NBC. The 19-time Billboard Music
Award winner, who joins only eight other artists to ever receive the
honor, will also take the stage for a highly anticipated performance.

“Dive Bar” is Brooks’ first musical collaboration with Shelton and has
been hailed as a “romping beer-soaked, blue collar anthem that hearkens
to ‘Friends in Low Places’ and showcases both singers as the life of the
party” (Tennessean). The “rowdy” (Rolling Stone) and “anthemic” (Billboard) single
inspired Brooks’ hugely successful and sought-after DIVE BAR tour
across the country and his fun-filled underwater music video which
garnered over 30 million views in the first five days.

About Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks is the 7-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, a first for any
artist. He is also the first and only artist in history to receive eight
Diamond Awards for the now eight albums certified by the RIAA at
over 10 million album sales each.  He remains the #1-selling solo artist
in U.S. history, certified by the RIAA with 156 million album sales. He
has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on
an artist. In January, Billboard announced that Garth Brooks was the
first artist to make it on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the
80s, 90s, 00s, 10s and now 20s. Garth debuted “Much Too Young (To Feel
This Damn Old)” in 1989. Now, with “Dive Bar,” a duet he sang with Blake
Shelton, he makes his appearance on the list in 2020. The single
inspired a DIVE BAR tour to dive bars in country music capitals
around the country which will continue its run of stops through
2022.  Garth has also now gone vinyl with his meticulously-curated vinyl
package, LEGACY. This career-defining collection includes No Fences,
The Chase, In Pieces, Fresh Horses and Triple Live, plus CDs with bonus
tracks for a total of 7 vinyl albums and 7 CDs in each edition.  In
March 2019, Garth launched The Stadium Tour, which has broken stadium
attendance records at every stop on the tour so far. Pollstar announced
at the end of last year that The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour was the
best-selling country music tour of 2019. In 2017, Garth finished the
three-and-a-half-year long Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood.
The tour sold over 6.3 million tickets, making it the biggest North
American tour in history and the biggest American tour in the
world. Garth also has 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/GarthBrookshttps://twitter.com/garthbrookshttp://instagram.com/garthbrooks. For more information please visit www.garthbrooks.com.

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