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Alan Jackson

Born 17 October 1958.

US country singer/songwriter

Alan Jackson

Biography

Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer, known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds and penning many of his own hits. He has recorded 14 studio albums, 3 Greatest Hits albums, 2 Christmas albums, 2 Gospel albums and several compilations, all on the Arista Nashville label.

Jackson has sold over 80 million records worldwide with more than 50 of his singles having appeared on Billboard's list of the "Top 30 Country Songs". Of Jackson's entries, 35 were number-one hits, with 50 in the Top 10. He is the recipient of 2 Grammys, 16 CMA Awards, 17 ACM Awards and nominee of multiple other awards. He is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2001.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Freight Train

    Freight Train 2010

    Reviewed by Ninian Dunnett
    Label swansong finds country superstar marking time.
  2. Review of What I Do

    What I Do 2004

    Reviewed by Cormac Heron
    Succeeding his seven nominations for this year's CMA Awards, Jackson serves up a...
  3. Review of The Very Best Of...

    The Very Best Of... 2004

    Reviewed by Sue Keogh
    Whichever way you look at it this is an excellent retrospective of Jackson's fifteen...
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