Country Music News

Garth Brooks was in Washington DC last night (3/4) where he was honored with the Gershwin Prize.

Garth posted to Instagram, “I accept this #GershwinPrize in honor of the spirit of Nashville. As one in community and music. love, g.”

I accept this #GershwinPrize in honor of the spirit of Nashville. As one in community and music. love, g

20.4k Likes, 532 Comments - Garth Brooks (@garthbrooks) on Instagram: "I accept this #GershwinPrize in honor of the spirit of Nashville. As one in community and music...."

Brooks’ wife Trisha Yearwood posted to Instagram, saying, “I’m so very proud of my husband @GarthBrooks for receiving the #GershwinPrize @librarycongress. Honey, your music proves that we are all more alike than we are different. You bring us all together. I love you, and we all thank you for the music! xoxo me.”

I'm so very proud of my husband @GarthBrooks for receiving the #GershwinPrize @librarycongress. Honey, your music proves that we are all more alike than we are different. You bring us all together. I love you, and we all thank you for the music! xoxo me

31.1k Likes, 417 Comments - Trisha Yearwood (@trishayearwood) on Instagram: "I'm so very proud of my husband @GarthBrooks for receiving the #GershwinPrize @librarycongress...."

The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song celebrates the work of an artist whose career reflects lifetime achievement in promoting song as a vehicle of musical expression and cultural understanding.