FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2009 file photo, country music star Garth Brooks appears at a news conference in Nashville, Tenn., to announce that he's coming out of retirement. Brooks is one of five acts to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 16. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2009 file photo, country music star Garth Brooks appears at a news conference in Nashville, Tenn., to announce that he's coming out of retirement. Brooks is one of five acts to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 16. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)