About Brooks and Dunn
Brooks and Dunn is a popular country music duo, members of which are Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. It has been stated that the overall amount of Brooks and Dunn net worth is as high as 45 million dollars, which makes the duo one of the richest in the country music industry. Both of the singers are also songwriters.
In 1990, the duo was created. Before they started to perform together, they were solo singers. Kix Brooks was also a songwriter for other artists, such as Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and John Conlee. The duo, as solo acts, has released some singles, which placed in the top of the charts. In 1989, Kix Brooks released an album for Capitol Records. In 1991, the duo started to release songs, which placed in the highest positions in charts. Sales of them have also increased the total estimate of Brooks and Dunn net worth.
In 1991, Brooks and Dunn signed a contract with Arista Nashville. Overall, they have released ten studio albums. Moreover, three compilation albums and one Christmas album have been released. Brooks and Dunn have released fifty singles. Twenty of those fifty singles landed in the first place on the Hot Country Songs charts.
In 1996, their most well known single was “My Maria”. Five years later, they released another successful single, called “Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You”. This song is considered as the longest-lasting number one of the duo as it stayed in the first place for six weeks. The sales of these singles, thus, have also increased the overall size of Brooks and Dunn net worth.
In the period of 1992-1999 and then again the period of 2001-2006, Brooks and Dunn were awarded the Country Music Association Vocal Duo of the Year award. In 1994, the duo received the Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for their song called “Hard Workin’ Man”. In 1996, the received the same award for their song called “My Maria”. All albums of the duo, except two, have been certified as platinum or even higher by the RIAA. In 1991, the duo released their highest certified album, which was also their first one, called “Brand New Man”. It received sextuple-platinum certification as more than six million copies of it have been sold. Thus, these sales have also added up to the total amount of Brooks and Dunn net worth.
Brooks and Dunn perform honky-tonk, country and rock music. In 1992, they released a single called “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”, which popularized line dancing in the United States. In 2001, Brooks and Dunn released “Only in America”, a single which was used during the presidential campaigns of both Barack Obama and George W. Bush. The duo has worked with some other artists, as well, such as Vince Gill, Billy Gibbons, Reba McEntire, Sheryl Crow, Jerry Jeff Walker and Mac Powell, in addition to some others. In fact, Brooks and Dunn are regarded as the most successful country music duo in the music industry.