Garth Brooks Honored With Congress' Gershwin Prize For Popular Song

The award is given to artists whose careers reflect "lifetime achievement in promoting song as a vehicle of musical expression and cultural understanding."

(Washington, DC)  --  Garth Brooks is the youngest person to ever receive Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. 

The 58-year-old country music icon received the honor this month during a star-studded concert and ceremony in Washington, DC. 

The award is given to artists whose careers reflect "lifetime achievement in promoting song as a vehicle of musical expression and cultural understanding."

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