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Garth Brooks’s Seventh Diamond-Selling Album Puts Him One Up on the Beatles

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Sometime recently, Garth Brooks’s 2007 greatest-hits compilation The Ultimate Hits quietly sold its ten millionth copy. Brooks already had six ten million-selling records—his first three studio albums, his 1997 album Sevens, and two additional compilation releases—making him the first artist with seven diamond records to his name.

The Beatles have only six diamond records, though,…