Garth Brooks Removes Himself From CMA Entertainer Of The Year Permanently

 

Garth Brooks appeared live on his Facebook page today and announced he is permanently removing himself from the running for CMA Entertainer of the Year consideration.

Garth told the media and fans who were watching live this morning that he began discussing the possibility of officially pulling himself out of the running for Entertainer Of the Year with the Country Music Association soon after the 2019 CMA Awards where Garth won the award that night.

Throughout his career, Brooks has won CMA Entertainer of the Year seven times: in 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2016, 2017 and 2019. The singer considers seven his lucky number.

“You pretty much saw what happened after the CMAs, all the way through the new year. It wasn’t fun, let’s put it that way,” Brooks admitted. “But there was one tweet that really stuck in my head,” he adds, explaining that the message asked Brooks to step down from contention for the honor in the future.

Throughout his career, Brooks has won CMA Entertainer of the Year seven times: in 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2016, 2017 and 2019. The singer considers seven his lucky number.

Garth had hoped to share this decision during CMA Fest but due to the coronavirus pandemic he couldn’t make that announcement ,so Garth he used this press conference to make the announcement ahead of the announcement of 2020 CMA Awards nominations.

Garth went on to say he doesn’t mind being up for other awards like Song Of The Year, Album Of The Year and others but wanted to give someone else a chance to be Entertainer Of The Year.

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