Alan Jackson

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Alan Eugene Jackson
  • Birth Place: Newnan, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/17/1958, Libra
  • Profession: Country singer
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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 Precious Memories---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:
  • Dani Grace Jackson - Daughter
  • Denise Jackson - Wife
  • Alexandra Jane Jackson - Daughter
  • Carol Frank - Sister
  • Connie Davis - Sister
  • Ruth Jackson - Mother
  • Mattie Denise Jackson - Daughter
  • Eugene Jackson - Father
  • Diane Dawson - Sister
  • Cathy Wright - Sister
  • Alan Jackson Awards:
  • 2002 Grammy: Best Country Song - Winner
  • 2003 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
  • 2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Male Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: CMT Performance of the Year - Winner
  • 2004 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2010 Grammy: Best Country Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
  • 2005 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2002 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Male Video of the Year - Nominee

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