ALAN JACKSON wsg WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN
A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and recently inducted to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among music’s all-time greats is part of a long line of career-defining accolades that include three Country Music Association (CMA) Entertainer of the Year honors, more than 25 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a 2016 Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ (ASCAP) first 100 years.
The man from rural Newnan, GA has sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles, registering 50 top 10 hits and 35 number ones (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards including 19 Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM), 16 CMA Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards.
Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who have collectively, written and recorded more than 20 songs and that became chart-topping singles. He is also the man behind one of Nashville’s most-popular new tourist stops, AJ’s Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City.