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Garth Brooks Gives Chicago Children a Lesson in Teamwork

Brittany Hodak | Posted 09.07.2014 | Impact
Brittany Hodak

In the midst of what is by any measure a very packed week, history's best-selling solo artist still made time to give 150 Chicagoland-area children a day they'll remember for a long time.

Trisha Yearwood Lights Up Allstate Arena on First Night of World Tour

Brittany Hodak | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
Brittany Hodak

A few hours before the kickoff of his world tour on September 4, Garth Brooks gushed about his wife and tour mate, Trisha Yearwood, in a pre-show press conference.

Low Face Price Has Led to Huge Premium on Secondary Market for Garth Brooks Tickets

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Lawrence

When Garth Brooks announced he would be returning to touring, he stated one of his main goals was to keep prices affordable for fans. Tickets in general have not just been affordable, the same face price applies to any seat in the area from the floor to the nosebleeds.

Garth Brooks, Superfans, and Millennials: Why the World Will be Watching Garth's "Comeback"

Brittany Hodak | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Brittany Hodak

Growing up in rural Oklahoma, I always felt that if a man hailing from a town just a few miles from where I was born could become a beloved, industry-changing international superstar, then it wasn't too far-fetched that I, too, could make my living in the entertainment industry.

Garth Brooks Brings In Huge National TV Audience | Posted 11.30.2013 | TV

Garth Brooks has been playing to sold-out crowds for last four years in Las Vegas. On Friday, the country legend proved he can still draw an impressiv...

Garth Brooks Gets Reallllly Sweet Talking About Trisha Yearwood

Posted 11.30.2013 | Celebrity

Garth Brooks sat down with Ellen DeGeneres yesterday (Nov. 29) and in a candid interview about his family, spoke lovingly of his wife of eight years, ...

Stars Turn Out To Pay Tribute To George Jones

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The George Jones tribute concert opened Friday night with Big & Rich rolling onto the stage on riding lawn mowers. Sam Moore...

Garth Brooks Gets A TV Special

AP | Posted 12.28.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garth Brooks is taking his intimate one-man Las Vegas show to live television. A news release issu...

Making Children a Priority on Grandparents Day and Every Day

Dr. Joan Lombardi | Posted 11.09.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Joan Lombardi

The fact that 57,000 children will be denied access to Head Start this year should worry everyone. Because we cannot win the future without ensuring that every child reaches his or her full potential.

Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and Elton John Should Get a Divorce -- From Walmart

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business
Peter Dreier

Walmart invites big-name celebrities not only to entertain the shareholders but also to lend legitimacy to the company. By appearing at these annual events, the celebrities appear to be endorsing Walmart's business practices.


AP | Posted 09.26.2013 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks is a granddaddy. The country music superstar acknowledged in a statement Friday the birth of his first grandchi...

Even Scalpers Are Staying Away

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

NORMAN, Okla. — A concert benefiting Oklahoma tornado victims has drawn some of the biggest names in country music, but with proceeds intended f...

Relief For Oklahoma

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment

NORMAN, Okla. — Another star-studded country music concert is planned to benefit victims of the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma last month. Toby K...

SUED | Posted 06.15.2013 | Celebrity

Garth Brooks has friends in low places because he's one of the lowest human beings on the planet ... according to a lawsuit filed by his former busine...

'Someone That's Attained A Level That You Only Get If You Die'

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks says he's never seen anything like the reaction he's gotten since it was announced he will share the stage with ...

Surprise Honor For Dick Clark

AP | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks and George Strait will perform together for the first time at next month's Academy of Country Music Awards to ho...

My Favorite Holiday Traditions, From Trisha Yearwood (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Trisha Yearwood told me that putting up the Christmas tree as a family is an important holiday tradition she keeps when she joined me on Mondays With ...

My Favorite Southern Comfort Foods, From Trisha Yearwood (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Trisha Yearwood spoke about her annual cookie parties when she met with me on Mondays With Marlo. All of her friends and their children bring their fa...

Trisha Yearwood Is in the Kitchen But Who Is on the Roof?

Joshua Estrin | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Joshua Estrin

Yesterday, I found myself sitting down with Trisha Yearwood in the kitchen with a mix of Christmas songs and Linda Ronstadt crooning while her husband Garth Brooks was on the roof stringing holiday lights.

Garth Brooks Leaving Las Vegas

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks is ending his run in Las Vegas. The country music superstar will play six more dates this fall at Wynn Las Vega...

Seat Filling for the Stars: Sitting Pretty or Slave Labor?

Charlotte Laws | Posted 08.20.2012 | Weird News
Charlotte Laws

I applied to be a seat filler with hopes of learning how this highly unusual profession works. Could this be the key to unemployment? Could filling seats fill bank accounts? It turned out the answer was no because the salary is zero.

Summer Beats With Jerrod Niemann, Easton Corbin, Randy Houser & Pepsico's Shiv Singh, Plus A Chat With Gloriana's Mike Gossin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Attention Justin Bieber: Singers Who Can Teach You a Thing or Two About Career Longevity

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Pat Gallagher

There are a boatload of artists who play to packed venues in the here and now. It's rare that pop singers, country singers -- or any genre of artists for that matter -- have a long shelf life when it comes to maintaining a high-profile career.

Garth Brooks Sues Hospital That Promised Mother's Namesake Building In Exchange For Donation

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 03.18.2012 | Impact

CLAREMORE, Okla. — Garth Brooks appeared before a friendly crowd Tuesday – the jurors who will hear his claim that an Oklahoma hospital re...

Which Celebrity Musicians Have Saved The Day? | Posted 01.12.2012 | Good News

Life as a musical superstar isn't all just fun and glamour. Despite the lavish existence most famous musicians lead, at the end of the day ... they're...