Garth Brooks is the only artist in music history to have released nine albums that achieved diamond status in the United States. Brooks is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold more than 170 million records.
Brooks has won 22 Academy of Country Music Awards and received 47 overall nominations.
In 1999 Brooks began the Teammates for Kids Foundation, which provides financial aid for children. Brooks is also a fundraiser for various other charities, including a number of children’s charities and famine relief.