Garth Brooks once again proves that hes the nice, upstanding man he seems to be.
The Yukon-raised country music star dominated Billboard Country Albums charts for the second week in a row with his comeback album, Man Against Machine. This is Brooks first full-length album of new material since 2001. According to Rolling Stone, the album sold 62,000 copies the last week of November.
Brooks has been on a national tour promoting his new album, including an appearance on the Thanksgiving episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Following the grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Brooks issued this statement on his Facebook page:
We landed in NY last night to the news of the civil unrest that was going on in our nation. To spend the day promoting our stuff like nothing was wrong, seemed distasteful to me. I will gladly reschedule any or all appearances the networks will allow. Love one another, g
Stay classy, Mr. Brooks, and keep standing up for what you believe in.