Garth Brooks reportedly signed an exclusive $30m deal with Amazon for his catalogue. Garth Brooks’ library would not be seen on Apple Music anytime soon.
Garth Brooks attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater on a track scholarship and graduated in 1984 with a degree in advertising. He later completed his MBA from Oklahoma State. His first album released in 1989 peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, reaching No. 13 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Brooks has received several awards and nominations in his career, including 22 Academy of Country Music Awards and a total of 47 overall nominations including 13 Grammy Award nominations. He has two Grammy Awards, 17 American Music Awards and the RIAA Award for best-selling solo albums artist of the century in the U.S.
Garth Brooks’ diamond albums include Garth Brooks (diamond), No Fences (17× platinum), Ropin’ the Wind (14× platinum), The Chase (diamond), In Pieces (diamond), The Hits (diamond), Sevens (diamond), Double Live (21× platinum), and The Ultimate Hits (diamond).