Country duo Brooks & Dunn have decided to call it quits after a 20-year career, squeezing out a greatest-hits collection and a farewell tour before riding off into the sunset. “After 20 years of making music and riding this trail together, we have agreed as a duo that it’s time call it a day,” 54-year-old Kix Brooks and 56-year-old Ronnie Dunn said in a statement. The duo collected a slew of country music awards over the course of their career, as well as two Grammy Awards; according to Nielsen SoundScan, their album sales in the U.S. have topped the 22 million mark. Thanks to Dan Gibson for recommending that I post their 1992 single “Neon Moon,” which came from their first album and was their third hit to reach No. 1 on the country charts, along with the announcement of their split. [Reuters]
Brooks & Dunn, R.I.P.
August 11th, 2009 // 4 Comments