Alan Jackson Biography
Alan Jackson whose birth name is Alan Eugene Jackson was born in Newnan, Georgia, U.S. on October 17, 1958. He is an American country singer and songwriter. He is known for honoring a traditional country musical style, and for penning many of his own songs. Jackson has recorded 16 studio albums, three greatest hits albums, two Christmas albums, and two gospel albums.Jackson has sold over 80 million records, with 66 titles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Of the 66 titles, and six featured singles, 38 have reached the top five and 35 have claimed the number one spot. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2017 by Loretta Lynn and into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018.
Jackson grew up in rural Georgia. He lived with his parents and four older sisters in a house built around his grandfather’s old tool shed.
Alan Jackson Age
The American country musician and song writer Alan Eugene Jackson was born in Newnan, Georgia, United States on October 17, 1958 is currently 60 years old as of 2019.
Alan Jackson Height|Weight
Alan stands at an impressive height of 6 feet 4 inches or 193 cm.The country music legend maintains a trim physique with a body weight of 89 kg or 195 pounds .He has blue eyes and his hair is blonde.
Alan Jackson Education
Jackson attended the local Elm Street Elementary and Newnan High School, and started a band after graduation.
Alan Jackson Wife|Children
The country music legend is currently married to his high school sweetheart Denise Jackson. The couple tied the knot on December 15, 1979, at Newnan Baptist Church in their hometown of Newnan, Georgia. The couple has 3 children together. Their first daughter, Mattie Denise was born on June 19, 1990. The couple welcomed their 2nd daughter on Alexandra Jane on August 23, 1993, and their third daughter Dani Grace was born on August 28, 1997. Jackson’s wife and daughters have featured severally on a number of his music videos.
Alan Jackson Career
Upon graduation, he started a music band, however, it didn’t turn out successful.In 1985, Alan Jackson relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a full-time career in music. There, he got signed to the Nashville arm of Arista Records. Jackson released his first studio album Here in the Real World in 1990 which contained his first number 1 hit I’d Love You All Over Again as well as 2 other top 5 hits. This was followed by an even more successful second album Don’t Rock the Jukebox which contained 4 number 1 hits. The talented artist continued to churn out more hit albums throughout the 90s and as a songwriter, he collaborated with several major artists. Despite an overwhelming threat by pop and rock in the late 90s, Alan Jackson remained true to the traditional country sound.
In 2002, Alan earned his first Grammy Award for his 2001 hit single Where Were You off his 10th album Drive. In 2006, he returned to his gospel roots as he released the gospel album Precious Memories, his thirteenth album. He also released a 14th studio album Like Red on a Rose which featured a more adult contemporary/folk sound.
In 2011, Jackson received a 2nd Grammy Award for his collaboration with Zac Brown Band on the hit single As She’s Walking Away . The multi-talented singer received the 2014 Billboard Top Christian Album award for his second gospel album Precious Memories Volume II. In August 2014, the country music veteran was honored with a special exhibit by the Country Music Hall of Fame in commemoration of his 25th year in music. In addition to 2 Grammy Awards, Alan Jackson also has 16 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, 17 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards among several other accolades.
Alan Jackson Net Worth
Alan Jackson is credited to be one of the most bankable recording artists of his generation, having attained platinum status coupled with over 60 million records sold world over, Jackson is definitely one of the best selling artists in country music history. The 2 time Grammy winner currently has an estimated net worth of $75 million.
Alan Jackson Songs
- Remember When
- It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere
- Livin’ on Love
- Where Were You
- Little Bitty
- Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow
- Here in the Real World
- Small Town Southern Man
- Country Boy
- Summertime Blues
- Mercury Blues
- She’s Got the Rhythm
- Tonight I Climbed the Wall
- Between the Devil and Me
- Tonight I Climbed the Wall
- The Older I Get
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Alan Jackson Events
- 10 May: Casino du lac-leamy
- 11 May: Roanoke, berglund center
- 17 May: Lawrence joel veterans memorial coliseum,
- 18 May:Giant center
- 8 August:The walmart amp
- 10 August: Intrust bank arena
- 23 August: North charleston coliseum & performing arts center
- 24 August: Spectrum center
- 13 September:Chi health center omaha
- 14 September :North charleston coliseum & performing arts center
- 15 September:Charlotte, spectrum center
- 20 September:Amway center
- 21 September:Omaha, chi health center omaha
Alan Jackson Illness
Now Jackson is suffering from an upper respiratory infection. The It’s Five O’ Clock Somewhere singer had to cancel his April 12 Oklahoma City concert, as well as his April 13 concert in Omaha due to the illness, according to KTIC. Jackson’s website shows the Omaha concert has been rescheduled for September 13 and his Oklahoma City concert has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 14. Hopefully he will be in full health for the remainder of his tour and the new concert dates.
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