Troyal Brooks is an American country music artist. Brooks's integration
of rock elements into his recordings and live performances made him very
popular and allowed him to dominate the country single and country album charts
and quickly crossed over into the mainstream pop arena, exposing country music
to a larger audience. Brooks has enjoyed one of the most successful careers in
popular music history, breaking records for both sales and concert attendance
throughout the 1990s. His total world-wide sales have topped 200 million
singles and albums to date.
Troubled by conflicts between career and family, in 2001 Brooks
officially retired from recording and performing. During this time he sold
millions of albums through an exclusive distribution deal with Wal-Mart and has
sporadically released new singles. However, in 2005, Brooks started a partial
comeback, and has since given several performances and released two compilation
Born February 7, 1962, his primary personality traits are represented by
the Chinese Zodiac elemental animal sign, the Water Tiger. The Water Tiger more
resembles a pussycat than a jungle cat. He may be a bit "wishy washy"
compared to other Tigers, but his excellent judgment, look before he leap
attitude, and increased flexibility more than make up for this. And, his
relatively easy going nature makes him a fun companion. Also, there's a good
chance he is quite intuitive.