No “Unanswered Prayers” right here—Garth Brooks is formally a winner of the Billboard Icon Award.
On the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, the singer-songwriter took residence the trophy after greater than 30 years within the enterprise.
Throughout his speech on Wednesday, Oct. 14, Brooks thanked his spouse of 15 years, Trisha Yearwood, calling her “the love of my life.”
He melted our hearts with a message to his daughters—Allie, August and Taylor—by saying, “I’ll love you for all my time right here on this planet.”
The nation star added, “To all these individuals who fill these stands, thanks! Thanks for my life.”
Brooks started his acceptance speech with a rapid-fire medley of his hit songs, which was all too nostalgic. He performed guitar whereas performing “The Thunder Rolls,” “Callin’ Baton Rouge,” “The River,” “Standing Outdoors the Hearth,” “That Summer season” and “Dive Bar.”
For “Associates in Low Locations,” he optimistically referred to as out to the empty auditorium, “Now I wanna hear you sing it!” And concluded along with his signature 1989 tune, “The Dance.”