(Troyal Garth Brooks)
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Wildly popular Grammy Award-winning country singer who has attracted scores of rock and pop fans as well as country and western followers. His recordings include No Fences (1990), Ropin' the Wind (1991), which sold a record-shattering 11 million copies and was the first album to debut at number 1 on both Billboard's pop and country charts, In Pieces (1993), and Sevens (1997). In 1999 he transformed himself into a pop-R&B star, Chris Gaines, and released the album In the Life of Chris Gaines.