Brooks & Dunn sell out - in Australia
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
– Brooks & Dunn marked the final show of their sold-out tour of Australia, playing for 12,500 fans on a Monday night in Sydney. Beginning Feb. 29 with back-to-back dates at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, followed by a March 5 performance in Melbourne and then on to Sydney, the duo's first tour of Australia sold out.
While in Australia, the duo was presented with a plaque commemorating more than 450,000 units in career sales Down Under, as well as a gold album for their latest release, "Cowboy Town," which just hit number 2 on the Australian country chart and leaps from 60 to 30 on the pop chart.
Brooks & Dunn also appeared on Australia's top morning television program, Weekend Sunrise, where they performed "Proud of the House We Built," the first hit single from "Cowboy Town."
In the U.S., the duo is high on the charts with the album's second single, "God Must Be Busy."
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