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Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood moving to Nashville

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood moving to Nashville

MOVING: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are headed for Nashville. Photo: Associated Press

Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood are leaving their home state of Oklahoma and heading for country music capital Nashville, Tenn.

For years, the power couple has lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma – the city where Brooks was born and raised – making them among the state’s most beloved celebrity residents.

Now that the youngest of Brooks’ three daughters is leaving for college this autumn, the singers have decided to pack their bags and head for Nashville.

Yearwood tells CMT.com, “I have loved living in Oklahoma. It’s been a great place to raise our girls, and the thing I’ll miss the most is that I’ve made some of the best friends I’ll ever have.

“It’s been the right thing to be at home, but Garth and I both feel like the job of being home every day and going to every soccer practice, that job is coming to an end for us. And so it’s time for us to do the next thing, and we’re excited for whatever’s next for us.”

The move will also prove to be more convenient for Brooks, who recently announced plans for his first world tour in 12 years after previously retiring from the business in 2001 to focus on raising his kids.

She adds, “Garth and I have always sort of been gypsies. If you do this for a living, home for us is really just where we are together. There’s an energy about Nashville that I love and I miss. And it’s so awesome right now. It has a new energy that’s so cool. And it makes sense because it’s been a bit of a challenge to not live there and to have to fly in and out for work.”

Yearwood also made a recent return to music with a tour which kicked off last month. She is currently recording her first album since 2007.

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