Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music.
This country crooner finds himself in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon. How is that? These three songwriters have written and recorded more than 20 songs that they’ve taken to the top of the charts.
Jackson is one of the 10 best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica.
His current album, The Bluegrass Album, was released Sept. 24, 2013, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums Sales Chart, and has remained in the #1 position ever since.
Jackson has sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide, topped the country singles charts 35 times, and scored more than 50 Top-10 hits.
He has written or co-written 24 of his 35 #1 hit singles.
How is this for a track record? He is an 18-time ACM Award winner, a 16-time CMA Award recipient, and a two-time Grammy-winning artist whose songwriting has earned him the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award and an induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame as a 2011 Songwriter/Artist inductee.