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Updated January 14, 2006


Alan is releasing a gospel album on February 28th, 2006!! Click Precious Memories for some of the track titles.


The Radio Music Awards will air Monday, December 19th at 9pm ET. Tune in to see who wins the Country Radio Artist of The Year. I know who I am rooting for! Click Radio Music Awards for more information.


Click Bid for a chance to win a pair of Alan's jeans or an autographed copy of the sheet music to "Remember When"!


Click here to enter and register to vote for "The Talkin' Song Repair Blues" as this year's best video. You will also be able to win cool prizes with "GAC's Top 50 Videos of 2005" sweepstakes! The sweepstakes runs until December 9, with the countdown show airing the week between Christmas and the New Year. On New Year's Day, GAC will air the entire Top 50 Countdown at 1 p.m. Eastern and again at 8p.m. Eastern.


Alan sang "The Talkin' Song Repair Blues" on the 40th ACM awards show. Click The Talkin' Song Repair Blues to watch a video clip from Alan's performance.


Alan was nominated for TOP MALE VOCALIST and VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR for the 40th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Watch the show on CBS May 17th to see who wins. Good luck Alan!
Click ACM for more info.


For the week of Friday January 28th, Alan's “Monday Morning Church” video is #1 on GAC's Top 20 Countdown


Superstar Alan Jackson Gears Up For 2005 What I Do Tour as he’s joined by award-winning RCA Nashville chart-topper Sara Evans and exciting ACR/RCA debut recording artists, The Wrights.


Alan is recognized by critics nationwide in numerous categories in the current (January 27) issue of the Nashville Scene. Alan takes the top spot (#1) in the Male Vocalist category as well as garnering the #8 slot in the artist of the year list, “What I Do” named the #5 album, “Remember When” (#5) and “Monday Morning Church” (#11) in the top singles category and is listed as the #7 top songwriter.


May 17, 2005: The 40th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (CBS). Click ACM to see who is nominated.


May 3, 2005: The Wrights (Alan's nephew and his wife) release their debut video, "Down This Road”. Uncle Alan makes a cameo appearance!


February 13, 2005: ALAN has been nominated for a Grammy for Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for the song Hey Good Lookin' performed by Alan, Clint Black, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Jimmy Buffet, and George Strait. The show will be broadcast from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on February 13, 2005 (CBS 8-11:30 p.m).


January 9, 2005: Watch the 31ST ANNUAL PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS! ALAN is Nominated for Favorite Male Country Artist of the year! Tune in to CBS on Sunday, January 9 at 9PM ET/PT to see who wins.


Alan Jackson: is one of CMT's sexiest men! Alan is number 11 according to CMT but he is NUMBER 1 in my book!


Alan Jackson: was honored recently as Songwriter of the year by the Reunion of Professional Entertainers (R.O.P.E.). The organization of entertainment industry veterans — including performers, lawyers, businesspeople, songwriters and more, began in 1983 with 43 members and now has about 600. Some of R.O.P.E'S members are Kitty Wells, Mel Tillis, and Little Jimmy Dickens.


October 23, 2004: ALAN JACKSON dominated the French Country Music Association awards in the "foreign winners" category. Alan Jackson won the most awards given out


October 23, 2004: ALAN JACKSON dominated the French Country Music Association awards in the "foreign winners" category. Alan Jackson won the most awards given out by the French CMA with 4: Best Artist/Group; Alan Jackson, Best Male Singer; Alan Jackson; Best Song: "Remember When," Alan Jackson; and Best Video: "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," Alan Jackson. Congratulations Alan!! If you can read French, click French CMA Awards to see the other winners.


November 9, 2004: Alan will perform "Monday Morning Church" with Patty Lovelace and "Hey Good Lookin'" with Jimmy Buffett and others on the CMA Awards.


November 9, 2004: The 38th Annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tuesday, Nov. 9 (8 p.m. ET/PT) on CBS. Alan is nominated for 7 CMA awards! Good luck Alan! Click 38th Annual CMA Awards to see the other nominees.


October 26th, 2004: Alan Jackson is featured in Country Weekly's next issue in the Stars and Their Cars story, as wells as a CMA Entertainer profile.


September 7th, 2004: Alan will release his new album titled "What I Do". Click What I Do for song titles and to listen to "Too Much Of A Good Thing".


August 30, 2004: Alan Jackson was nominated for 7 CMA's including: Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year (Remember When), Song of the Year (Remember When), Musical Event of the Year ( Hey Good Lookin) and Music Video of the Year ( It's Five O'Clock Somewhere and Remember When). Congratulations Alan!


July 9th, 2004: Alan has a highway named after him! Click Dedication to read about it and see pictures from the dedication. Click Alan Jackson Highway to see more pictures.


June 12th, 2004: the nonprofit organization Leadership Music will hold its 2nd Annual Leadership Music Yard Sale and Silent Auction from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in downtown Nashville. The sale will feature items by country artists such as Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, George Jones, George Strait, Johnny Cash, and Loretta Lynn. Admission is free, and you can charge your purchase to Visa or Mastercard, so if you plan to be in Nashville on June 12th for the festival formerly known as Fan Fair, plan to attend!


May 26th, 2004: Alan Jackson leads the pack again with 8 nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards. Watch it live on CBS at 8pm ET. Click Country Insider to read more about it.


Click NAPA Ad : to watch Alan in a commercial! I love it at the end when Alan asks, "Well, what do ya'll think?"!


Click To Do What I Do to watch Alan sing it. This is a wonderful song that was written by Tim Johnson but it sounds just like a song that Alan would write!


April 26th, 2004 : Alan Jackson loves cars, especially vintage ones. But nice guy that he is, Jackson is willing to part with one, a 1963 Thunderbird, to help others. The car will be auctioned on May 11th. Proceeds will be donated to the non-profit organization "Bridges of Madison County," which assists victims of domestic violence.


April 21, 2004: Alan Jackson didn't win any awards at the 2004 Flame Worthy Music Video Awards but he did sing an awesome song called "To Do What I Do". Click To Do What I Do to see the lyrics to the song.


Alan Jackson's single-disc Greatest Hits Volume II has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA for shipments of 3 million copies. An expanded two-disc version, Greatest Hits Volume II and Some Other Stuff, now stands at double platinum.


Alan Jackson will be at the Compass Point recording studio in Nassau at the end of March to begin recording his next album.


Alan and Martina on the cover of Country Weekly (Feb. 16th issue) Click Country Weekly to read more about it.


Alan and Jimmy won a Grammy for "It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere" (Best Country Song).
Click 46th Grammy Awards to read more about it.


Alan Jackson's DVD of Greatest Hits Volume II (Disc 2) released on February 10.
Click Greatest Hits Volume II (Disc 2) to order your copy.


Alan and Martina on tour for 2004. Click 2004 Tour to find out if they are coming near you.


"Remember When" is Alan's 31st #1 song! Congratulations Alan! Click Remember When to read more about it.


Alan Jackson has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for his duet "It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere" with Jimmy Buffett. "It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere" is also nominated for Best Country Song. Click 46th Grammy Awards to read more about it.


Angel's House children's shelter was dedicated January 8th, 2004. Click Angel's House to read more about it and to view slideshow.


Alan remains the CMA Entertainer of the Year! Congratulations Alan! Alan also won CMA Male Vocalist and Vocal Event with Jimmy Buffet. Click 37th Annual CMA Awards to read more about it.


Alan Jackson will team with Female Vocalist of the Year Martina McBride for the most anticipated concert tour of 2004. Click Superstar Tour of 2004 to read more about it.


Alan Honored At 41st Annual ASCAP Country Awards Alan Jackson took home the Songwriter/Artist Of The Year Award at the 41st Annual ASCAP Country Awards. Many of Alan's compositions including “Drive (For Daddy Gene),” “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” and “Work In Progress” were recognized. Another of Alan's tunes, “That'd Be Alright,” written by Mark D. Sanders was also honored.


It's Five O'clock Somewhere" goes #1 for eighth week!!! The song regains the #1 position on both the Billboard and Radio & Records airplay charts to achieve its eighth week at #1. This is the second time, since Connie Smith's "Once A Day" in 1964, that a country single has been at #1 for eight weeks. The other single was Lonestar's "Amazed" in 1999.


November 16th: Tune in LIVE to the American Music Awards on ABC Sunday, November 16, 2003 8 EST. Alan Jackson will perform and has been nominated for Favorite Male Artist in the Country Music category. Good Luck Alan!


November 5th: Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett Kick Off 'The 37th Annual CMA Awards' Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett will perform "It's Five O'clock Somewhere" for the first time together on network television to open the CMA Awards live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. The song is nominated for Vocal Event of the Year for Jackson and Buffett.


Alan nominated for Artist of the Year: Country Radio 2003! Now in its fourth year, the Radio Music Awards will air live on NBC on October 27. Tune in to see if Alan wins.


Alan nominated for FIVE French Country Music Awards! Alan is up for Artist/Group of the Year, Live Performance, Album (Drive), Song (“Where Were You [When the World Stopped Turning]),” and Video (“Drive”), in the international categories of the French Country Music Awards. The whole world loves Alan!


A Very Special Acoustic Christmas will be released on 14 October 2003. The album will feature such artists as Alan Jackson, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, Reba McEntire and many more.
For the last eight years, the revenue from the holiday music collection has been the largest donor to the Special Olympics movement through the Special Olympics Christmas Record Grant Program. Click www.specialolympics or www.veryspecial.org for more information.


Alan to appear on NBC's Today Summer Concert Series Alan's live performance will air Friday, September 19.


Alan nominated for three Country Weekly Fan Favorite Awards! Alan is up for Favorite Entertainer, Favorite Male Vocalist, Favorite Collaborative Song - "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" with Jimmy Buffett. Vote for Alan online at CountryWeekly.com from September 16-30, 2003 or by picking up a copy of the September 30, 2003 issue of Country Weekly Magazine, on newsstands September 16, 2003.


Alan on the cover of American Profile magazine American Profile spotlights Jackson as the cover story feature for its September 14 issue. Click Poet of the Common Man to read more about it.


Alan Jackson Nominated For Three CMA Awards! Alan has been nominationed for Entertainer, Male Vocalist and Vocal Event of the Year for his duet with Jimmy Buffett, "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere." Watch the awards show on November 5, 2003 at 8 PM ET on CBS to see who wins. Way to go Alan!


The 37th annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network on Nov.5 The final nominees of select categories for the CMA Awards will be announced live on national television on the Early Show on CBS. News anchor Hannah Storm will be in Nashville to present the Aug. 26 event at the Grand Ole Opry House. Martina McBride and Rascal Flatts will announce the nominations. Vince Gill will host the awards show for the 12th consecutive year.


Billboard magazine's Airplay Monitor named Alan Jackson country music's #1 'core' artist in the July 25th issue. The ranking was determined by the trade publication's poll of influential radio programmers nationwide.


Checkout the September 2, 2003 issue of Country Weekly! Alan will be on the cover along with a story and a chance for two to win a flyaway contest. Look for the issue at the newstands on August 19.


Alan has been nominated for Top Selling Album in the Canadian Country Music Awards. The show will be held at the Calgary Saddledome on Monday, September 8, 2003. The Awards show will air live at 8:00 PM (EST) on CBC Television.
CONGRATULATIONS ALAN!!


A DVD version of Jackson’s video compilation will be released ! Disc 1 will be available on September 9 and disc 2 will be out in 2004. Some of Alan's most memorable videos (I think all of Alan's videos are memorable!) will be on VHS (arriving on August 12th along with his Greatest Hits II album) including his current “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” with Jimmy Buffett.


ALAN JACKSON’s GREATEST HITS VOLUME II To Include Eight Song Bonus Disc!

Song
“Job Description”
“Tropical Depression”
“Let’s Get Back to Me and You”
“You Can’t Give Up On Love”
“Buicks to the Moon”
“When Love Comes Around”
“The Sounds”
“Hole In The Wall”
Album
Who I Am
A Lot About Livin’ (And A Little ‘Bout Love)
Who I Am
Who I Am
Everything I Love
Drive
Drive
Who I Am


Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett climb 53-45 on the Hot 100 with "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere." The song is up 14-7 in its fourth week on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks roundup, making it only the second song this year to reach that chart's top-10 in less than one month.


Alan's new album will be released on August 12, 2003

Greatest Hits Volume II:
1. It's Five O'clock Somewhere
2. Remember When
3. Little Bitty
4. Everything I Love
5. Who's Cheatin Who
6. There Goes
7. I'll Go On Loving You
8. Right On The Money
9. Gone Crazy
10. Little Man
11. Pop A Top
12. Blues Man, The
13. It Must Be Love
14. WWW.memory
15. When Somebody Loves You
16. Where I Come From
17. Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)
18. Drive (for Daddy Gene)


Alan teams up with Jimmy Buffett for "It's Five O'clock Somewhere".
The single was recorded at the Shrimp Studio in Key West last month and will be included in his yet-to-be-titled greatest hits disc to be released in late August or early September.


‘Our Country’ Celebrates Country Music's Heritage, Featuring A Performance By Alan Jackson. The film will debut in IMAX and other large format theaters nationwide this summer. The world premiere of the film will take place on Wednesday, June 25 at the Regal Opry Mills IMAX Theatre in Nashville, where it will open to the public on June 27.

Click here to read more about it.


Alan Jackson was awarded Five Country Weekly 2002 Fan Favorite Awards. Fan Fair attendees voted at the Fan Favorite booth for their favorites. Alan won in the following categories:

* Favorite Entertainer
* Favorite Male Artist
* Favorite Collaborative Song
"Designated Drinker" (with George Strait)
* Favorite Song "Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)"
* Favorite Album Drive


Alan Is A Winner In Entertainment Weekly
Alan Jackson is the "Winner of the Week" in the June 6th issue of Entertainment Weekly (page 79) for his two ACM wins.


Alan Jackson's latest CD, "Drive" has been certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA.
Way to go Alan!


Alan To Perform During Fan Fair:
Alan will be performing on Friday night at Fan Fair (June 6th). The show starts 7 p.m. CST.

Click here for more information on tickets, etc...


Alan wins two ACM awards:
Alan took home the ACM Album of the Year for "Drive" and the ACM Video of the Year for his song, "Drive"!
Congratulations Alan!!!

Click here view Alan's performance at the ACM's

Click here view Alan's acceptance speech at the ACM's


Alan is nominated for an impressive six ACM awards including:
* Top Male Vocalist
* Entertainer Of The Year
* Album Of The Year - Drive
* Song Of The Year - "Drive (For Daddy Gene)"
* Vocal Event Of The Year - "Designated Drinker" with George Strait
* Video Of The Year - "Drive (For Daddy Gene)"
Tune in May 21st on CBS at 8pm ET to see what Alan wins. Good luck Alan.


GREATEST MEN OF COUNTRY MUSIC: Watch the CMT special honoring the 40 men who have made unforgettable contributions to an entire music genre. The three-hour documentary will debut Friday, March 28 at 8:00 pm ET (7:00pm CST) on CMT.

The show will re-air on the following dates:
March 29 at 3:30 pm CST
March 30 at 4:00 pm CST
April 2 at 7:00 pm CST
April 13 at 8:00 pm CST
April 20 at 7:00 pm CST


Alan Jackson Honored With 2003 NMW (New Music Weekly) Award
Alan wins Single of the Year for "Drive"
For more information on New Music Weekly go to www.newmusicweekly.com


Alan Jackson records a duet, "Timeless And True Love" with Jeannie Kendall.
Click here to hear a sample of the song


Alan wins his first Grammy for Best Country Song!!! Congratulations Alan!!!
The 45th Annual Grammy awards were on Feb. 23, 2003.


Alan nominated for 4 Grammy Awards!
* Song of the Year for 'Where Were You...'
* Best Male Country Vocal Performance for 'Where Were You...'
* Best Country Song for 'Where Were You...'
* Best Country Album for 'Drive'
Tune in to CBS on Feb. 23rd, 2003 at 8pm ET to see who wins. Good Luck Alan!


Alan Featured On Hank Williams Jr. Track-a-day: Alan can be heard singing 'The Blues Man' on Sunday, February 9th, 2003. Visit CMT.com to listen!


Alan was nominated for 2 AMA awards
* Favorite Male Artist and
* Favorite Album for 'Drive'
Watch January 13, 2003, 8 PM ET on ABC to see if Alan wins.


Alan was nominated as one of the Top Three Favorite Male Musical Performers for the 29th Annual People's Choice Awards. Tune in Sunday, January 12, 2003 on CBS at 9pm ET to see who wins!


Alan Jackson was included among US Weekly's 'Country Chart Throbs' in a feature called '10-Gallon Hunks' which appeared in the issue dated December 2-9, 2002.


Alan was the big winner at the CMA Awards on Nov. 6th, 2002!
* Entertainer of the Year
* Top Male Vocalist
* Album of the Year for 'Drive'
* Song of the Year for 'Where Were You...'
* Single of the Year for 'Where Were You...'
Congratulations Alan!!!


Alan received a career achievement Golden Note Award and a Songwriter/Artist of the Year award from performing rights organization ASCAP. Congratulations Alan!!!


Alan was the big winner at the CCMA (Christian Country Music Awards) on Nov. 5th, 2002!
* Song of the Year for 'Where Were You...'
* Video of the Year for 'Where Were You...'
Congratulations Alan!!!


Alan won the Love Your Country video for Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning on the CMT Flameworthy Video Awards! Congratulations Alan!


Alan was the BIG WINNER at the ACM Awards!!!
* Top Male Vocalist
* Song of the Year for 'Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning'
* Single of the Year for 'Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning'
Congratulations Alan!


Alan released his 11th album 'Drive' on January 15th, 2002 and sold over 423,000 in the first week! Sales have now reached over 3 million !!!! WAY TO GO ALAN!!


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