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Garth Brooks admits to lip syncing CMA performance Wednesday night

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

Save that voice for Spokane, Garth! 

Country music legend Garth Brooks admitted to lip syncing his performance at the 51st Country Music Awards Wednesday night, citing his heavy touring schedule (including 7 sold out shows at the Spokane Arena this week). 

Speaking to reporters after the ceremony, Brooks acknowledged that he lip-synced his performance of "Ask Me How I Know" on Wednesday's show.

Garth said it was a last minute decision. 

RELATED: KHQuiz: How well do you know Garth?

"We decided to lip-sync it because my voice just isn't going anywhere, and we wanted to represent country music the best we can," he told reporters backstage after receiving Entertainer of the Year for the second year in a row. 

Other nominees for the top prize included Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban, and Eric Church.

Viewers were quick to point out the lip syncing on social media. 

Some didn't notice. 

At least one person wondered what this means for his shows in Spokane. 

What do you think about him lip syncing? No big deal? Let us know on our Facebook page. 

ALL SEVEN shows at the Spokane Arena this week SOLD OUT just three hours after they went on sale. 

It's the last stop on the tour for Washington, Idaho and Montana. The tour is presented by Amazon Music Unlimited.

The concerts will be:
Thursday, November 9th 7:30PM
Friday, November 10th 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 11th 3:00PM
Saturday, November 11th 7:30 PM
Sunday, November 12th 3:00 PM
Sunday, November 12th 7:30PM
Tuesday, November 14th 7:30PM

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