Alan Jackson is an American country singer and songwriter born on October 17, 1958, In Georgia, U.S.
He is born to Joseph Eugene Jackson and Ruth Musick. He has four older siblings.
In 1979, He married Denise. The couple has three daughters named Marie Denise, Alexandra Jane, and Dani Grace.
Jackson had attended the local Elm Street Elementary and Newnan High School and had started a band after graduation.
Alan later moved to Nashville in a bid to fulfill his dream. He had first taken up a job at ‘The Nashville Network’, a television channel aimed at promoting country music. He had been given the responsibility of managing the mailroom of this channel. At the same time, He met Glen Campbell, a famous country musician, who had helped Alan start his career. In 1989, Campbell had suggested Alan Jackson to the music label ‘Arista Records’. The latter had been then backed by the label for the single ‘Blue Blooded Woman’, which had been soon followed by ‘Here in The Real World’. The year 1994, had been one of the most eventful periods of Jackson’s career. Not only did his fourth album ‘Who I Am’ release during this time, but Jackson had been also recognized for his writing skills. The song ‘If I Could Make A Living’, which he had co-written received the top spot in a popular music countdown. ‘Under the Influence’ had been his next album, which published in 1999. Even at a time when the country music had been heavily inspired by rock music, Alan resorted to the traditional country style with the album. After releasing some country music theme albums Jackson had released his first collection of Gospel Music songs titled ‘Precious Memories’. Post-2010, Jackson had released two albums titled, “Freight Train”, “Thirty Miles West” as well as his second gospel album ‘Precious Memories Volume II’. He even formed the opening credits song for a motion picture titled ‘A Million Ways To Die In The West’ recently.
- Alan Eugene Jackson is his full name.
- He is a large fan of classic television programming.
- Alan revealed his thoughts about the shocking 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre through his song ‘Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning’.
Awards and Achievements:
- In 1993, He received the American Music award.
- In 2002, He received the Grammy award.
- In 2014, He received the Billboard Music award.
- In 2014, He received the Golden Boot award.
What can we learn from Him?
Like Alan Jackson, Always keep developing your skills. don’t be afraid of the competition.