Garth Brooks Prepares Extensive Media Launch for "Sevens"
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--Nov. 21, 1997--After appearing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" tonight, Garth Brooks will head to New York for several television appearances and events to launch his new album "Sevens," in stores Nov. 25.
On Monday night, Nov. 24, MJI Broadcasting will produce and broadcast a live, nationally syndicated album release special on country radio. To date over 400 stations in the United States have signed on for the 90-minute broadcast of "Sevens Live With Garth Brooks and Friends" at 9:00 p.m. (EST). The special is being hosted by Mark McEwen, host of CBS "This Morning" and a longtime friend of Brooks.
Also on Monday, Brooks will co-host and perform on CNN's "Showbiz Today" at 5:30 p.m. (EST).
On Tuesday, Nov. 25, Brooks will perform on ABC's "Good Morning America" as well as NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien." The "Conan O'Brien" performance will feature the members of former country/bluegrass group New Grass Revival, who played on "Sevens" as well as Brooks' 1993 release "In Pieces."
At 10:30 Tuesday morning, Brooks will appear at the Kmart store at Astor Place in New York City to take questions from fans and the media about his new album. The appearance will also feature Brooks' acoustic performances of some songs from "Sevens." While the appearance is open to the public, attendance is limited and being coordinated by a random drawing at the Kmart store on Monday morning.
On Wednesday, Nov. 26., CBS "This Morning" will air its interview with Brooks. Also on Wednesday, Brooks will be the sole guest on ABC's "The View" and will perform two songs acoustically. "The View" airs at 11:00 a.m. (EST).
On Dec. 3, Brooks will perform on "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee."
Brooks is the biggest selling solo recording artist in U.S. history, with over 62 million albums sold. He has sold more than 3.5 million tickets on his current record-breaking world tour. The first 777,777 CD copies of "Sevens" will be collectable first editions and will carry "First Edition" markings on the CD and booklet.
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