During the inauguration of Joe Biden As the new president of the United States this January 20 the eyes of the world were on Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, but a third singer was present: Garth Brooks.
The country music player sang “Amazing Grace” and asked the Americans at the ceremony and at his home to sing the last verse with him.
“I’m so tired of being divided”Brooks, who also performed at Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009, told reporters before the ceremony.
“This is not a political statement. This is a declaration of unity ”.
Before the inauguration, Brooks joked that “Could be the only Republican at the ceremony”, a situation that caused grace among the attendees, since there were several Republican officials at the event.
Who is Garth Brooks?
Troyal Garth Brooks, better known as Garth Brooks, is an American country music singer-songwriter who is the top-selling solo artist in that country.
He is also one of the artists of this genre that has sold the most albums of all time, with more than 160 million copies sold.
Throughout his career, Brooks has released six albums that have achieved RIAA award certification in the United States.
He has won several awards among which are two Grammy Awards, 17 American Music Awards and and the RIAA Award for being the solo artist who has sold the most albums.
In 2001 he announced his retirement due to family problems, however, in 2005 he decided to resume his career and did so in a presentation in Las Vegas.
In that same place he did the show Garth At Wynn, which ended in 2014, the same year that he signed a contract with Sony Music.
He later announced his tour Garth Brooks World tour, accompanied by his wife and musician Trisha Yearwood.