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Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American singer/songwriter who performs country music.

He won a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 1992 for the album Ropin' The Wind. He was awarded the Academy of Country Music award for Entertainer of the Year for 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993, and the award for Top Male Vocalist for 1990 and 1991.

According to the Recording Industry Association of America, as of August 2003 Garth Brooks had the third highest total for US album sales (105 million), outsold only by The Beatles and Led Zeppelin.

He created a fictional character Chris Gaines whose music did less well.