Garth Brooks has acquired iHeartwork Radio’s inaugural Artist the Decade Award. The award was introduced to him Thursday evening (Mar 14th) on the iHeartworkRadio awards in Los Angeles by Chris Pratt.
And what a decade it has been!
Here are just a few the foremost accomplishments the previous decade:
In 2016, Brooks acquired his seventh Diamond Award from the RIAA for The Ultimate Hits. The Diamond Award is awarded to albums which have bought greater than ten million copies.
In 2017, he ended The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The tour sold over 6.3 million tickets, making it the largest North American tour in historical past and the largest American tour on the planet
In 2019, Brooks went vinyl with a brand new package deal titled, Legacy. During the primary pre-sale, Brooks smashed records with 20,000 packages sold in below 18 hours, that’s 420,000 vinyl information. Forbes famous, “To put this in context, The Beatles have been the primary vinyl artist in 2018 with 321,000 gross sales over 12 months.”
In 2010, Garth Brooks bought out 9 live shows in Nashville to learn the Nashville flood aid. He bought over 140,000 tickets and raised over 5 million , with each cent going to the flood aid.
In 2013, Brooks wrapped up a historic 4 yr run on the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, which result in the CBS particular, Garth Live From Las Vegas. It gained the evening within the rankings for CBS with almost 9 million viewers.
In 2016 and 2017, Brooks gained Entertainer the Year on the CMA Awards, for a fifth and sixth time, each a first for any artist.
In 2018, Garth Brooks: Live From Notre Dame! aired on CBS with almost ten million viewers tuning into watch reside and on DVR.
In their press launch, iHeartworkRadio mentioned, “Garth Brooks will obtain the first-ever iHeartworkRadio Artist the Decade Award for his impression on the music business as one the world’s most profitable and beloved artists. Brooks is the primary recipient this award, created to honor his excellent achievements. He is the No. 1 promoting solo artist in U.S. historical past, with greater than 148 million albums bought. He is also the first-ever artist to be awarded seven diamonds by the RIAA for having seven albums licensed with greater than ten million gross sales every.
“Since the 1990’s, Brooks has had 9 No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Top 200 and 17 No. 1 albums on the Top Country Albums chart, spending extra weeks at No. 1 on the album gross sales charts than every other artist since Soundscan’s inception. Brooks was just lately named the inaugural inductee into the Live Music Hall Fame and has been inducted into the Musicians Hall Fame, International Songwriters Hall Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame and the Country Music Hall Fame.
“The current Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood smashed Brooks’ personal beforehand held information by promoting 6.four million tickets, making it the largest North American tour in historical past. In 2018, Brooks carried out the first-ever live performance at Notre Dame and bought out 84,000 tickets in below two hours.”
Brooks has Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live collection. It airs each Monday on his Facebook web page at 7 pm EST.