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Alan Eugene Jackson
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Alan Jackson Fast Facts:
Started his first job, working in a shoe-repair shop, at the age of 12; later worked as a forklift driver at Kmart and in the mail room of cable network TNN.
Got his first guitar at the age of 16.
Big break came in 1985, when his wife, then a flight attendant, gave his demo tape to country singer Glen Campbell at an Atlanta airport.
Released his debut album, the platinum-selling
Here in the Real World
, in 1989.
His 2006 album
---originally recorded as a Christmas gift for his mother---was the first gospel recording to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
His wife, Denise, wrote a best-selling book in 2007 titled
It's All About Him
, detailing the couple's separation and reconciliation.
Alan Jackson Relationships:
Denise Jackson - Wife
Cathy Wright - Sister
Mattie Denise Jackson - Daughter
Eugene Jackson - Father
Diane Dawson - Sister
Ruth Jackson - Mother
Alexandra Jane Jackson - Daughter
Carol Frank - Sister
Connie Davis - Sister
Dani Grace Jackson - Daughter
Alan Jackson Awards:
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Video of the Year - Nominee
2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Male Video of the Year - Nominee
2002 Grammy: Best Country Song - Winner
2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Male Video of the Year - Nominee
2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Video of the Year - Nominee
2002 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy "LOL" Laugh Out Loud Video of the Year - Nominee
2002 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Love Your Country Video of the Year - Winner
2002 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Male Video of the Year - Nominee
2010 Grammy: Best Country Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
2009 CMT Music Awards: CMT Performance of the Year - Winner
2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
2005 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
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