Garth Brooks Receives Inaugural ‘No Fences Award’

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Garth Brooks was the inaugural recipient of the No Fences Award at the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville this week. In an interview following the event, he told us this: “I love how in this award’s criteria it lists that a recipient is someone who ‘defied traditional standards’, I did not know that they would give an award for someone who defied traditional standards. I really don’t think we defied it. Hopefully in our music you can hear Merle Haggard, you can hear George Jones, you can hear George Strait. But also in our music you can hear Bob Seger…you can hear James Taylor…and you can hear the greatest of a lot of genres – hopefully in our stuff.” :30 (OC: in our stuff)