Garth Brooks receives inaugural iHeartworkRadio Artist of the Decade Award | The Music Universe

Brooks acquired the award in Los Angeles

Garth Brooks has acquired iHeartwork Radio’s inaugural Artist of the Decade Award. The award was offered to him Thursday night time (Mar 14th) on the iHeartworkRadio awards in Los Angeles by Chris Pratt.

And what a decade it has been!

Here are simply a number of the main accomplishments of 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 this 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 beneath 18 hours, that’s 420,000 vinyl data. 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 concert events 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 received the night time within the scores for CBS with almost 9 million viewers.

In 2016 and 2017, Brooks received Entertainer of 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 dwell and on DVR.

In their press launch, iHeartworkRadio mentioned, “Garth Brooks will obtain the first-ever iHeartworkRadio Artist of the Decade Award for his impression on the music trade as one of many world’s most profitable and beloved artists. Brooks is the primary recipient of 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 some other artist since Soundscan’s inception. Brooks was lately named the inaugural inductee into the Live Music Hall of Fame and has been inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame, International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

“The current Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood smashed Brooks’ personal beforehand held data 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 beneath two hours.”

Brooks has Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live sequence. It airs each Monday on his Facebook web page at 7 pm EST.