Garth Brooks: From Country Stardom to International Icon

Jul 7, 2014 at 12:56 pm |

Country Singer Garth Brooks Ready For World Tour

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Country music singer, Garth Brooks made a surprise announcement to his fans and the world on the Good Morning America show back in December. He was on the show to promote his new album Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences. The album is a six-disc set that includes covers his greatest hits and a DVD of his one-man Las Vegas show, which was a sold out event. Being on ABC’s morning news program got Brooks all excited, The country singer icon told Robin Roberts on the show:

“You know what, since it’s you and since we’ve had a history forever, let’s announce it. We’re going on a world tour in 2014. I can’t believe I just did that but you are a doll.”

Country Singer Garth Brooks Goes on Tour

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After many months of waiting, country music fans may learn about the world tour plans of the 52 year-old best-selling album artist on Thursday, July 10. According to his web site, a news conference will be streamed live online starting at 11 a.m. “Garth Brooks is also set to perform in Ireland July 25-29 at Croke Park.”

If you haven’t seen his surprise announcement on Good Morning America already, check out the video below.


Ready, Set, World Tour! How will your country perform around the world? Garth Brooks is ready to try.