Garth Brooks overtakes Elvis in sales

Country star steals the King's crown for best-selling solo artist

Garth Brooks has overtaken Elvis to become the best-selling solo artist in history.

The country star, who shot to fame with 1990’s ‘No Fences’ album, has sold 123 million units in his career, reports Variety.

The Recording Industry Association Of America awarded Brooks two Diamond Awards for his albums ‘Seven’ and ‘ Garth Brooks’ today (November 5), in recognition of each album’s sales, which have exceeded ten million.

The singer, who is married to fellow country star Trisha Yearwood, accepted the awards at his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

–By our New York staff.

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