He's 53 years old, says he's been a soccer Dad, has empty nest syndrome and is re-starting his career as a country music superstar.

Garth Brooks opens up about his life and his return in tomorrow's issue of People Magazine. Much of the interview explores why he stepped away from music 16 years ago so that he could be around while his daughters were growing up.

Garth was all over TV this winter launching his new cd "Man Against Machine". He's been nominated for an ACM "Entertainer of the Year" award and voting is now underway.

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