Brooks’ Album Sales Now Total 116 Million

Garth Brooks’ album sales now stand at 116 million to place him just behind Elvis Presley as the best-selling solo artist in history, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. While Brooks’ The Limited Series, a multi-disc compilation available only at Wal-Mart and its Sam’s Club stores, is not listed as a specific title for RIAA certification, the individual discs sold within the boxed set are being certified. As a result, Brooks’1998 album, Double Live, was certified 20-times platinum to catch up with the Shania Twain’s Come on Over, the best-selling country album of all time. Other titles included within the boxed set and their new respective sales levels are: Sevens (9 times platinum), Scarecrow (5 times platinum) and the newly-released The Lost Sessions (double platinum). According to the RIAA’s Web site, Elvis Presley’s album sales now stand at 116.5 million.