Troyal Garth Brooks is a country pop singer and songwriter. His integration of pop and rock and roll elements into the country genre has earned him immense popularity in the United States. Brooks has had great success in the country single and album charts, with multi-platinum recordings and record-breaking live performances, while also crossing over into the mainstream pop arena. He is the best-selling solo albums artist in the US with 138 million domestic units sold, ahead of Elvis Presley, and is second only to The Beatles in total album sales overall. He is also one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 160 million records. Brooks is now the only artist in music history to have released seven albums that achieved diamond status in the US as of September 23, 2016. Brooks' most recent album Gunslinger debuted at number four on the Top Country Albums chart and sold 19,000 copies in its first week as a standalone album.