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Alan Jackson Lands Country Music Hall Of Fame Exhibit

24th July 2014

Country music icon Alan Jackson is lending some of his most personal artefacts to the Country Music Hall of Fame for a special exhibit celebrating his 25-year career.The Grammy winner's most notable items will be...

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Alan Jackson's Daughter Arrested For Striking Police Officer

28th August 2013

Country star Alan Jackson's 20-year-old daughter has been arrested in Nashville, Tennessee for allegedly striking out at a police officer who caught her drinking alcohol.Alexandra Jane Jackson was arrested on Tuesday night (27Aug13) after the...

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Fascinating Fact: 3766803

17th July 2013

Alan Jackson has landed a street name honour in Australia to mark his first gig in the nation's country musical capital, Tamworth, in October (13). A road in the city will be renamed Alan Jackson...

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George Jones' Final Concert To Be A Tribute

8th May 2013

George Jones' planned final show will now be a tribute concert in his memory.The country legend passed away aged 81 on April 26 before he could complete his farewell Grand Tour and his widow, Nancy,...

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Kid Rock And Brad Paisley To Perform At George Jones' Funeral

2nd May 2013

Kid Rock, Brad Paisley and Alan Jackson are among the stars who will perform at George Jones' funeral in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday (02May13).The 81-year-old country music icon passed away in hospital on Friday (26Apr13),...

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Alan Jackson Delays Concerts To Attend George Jones' Funeral

30th April 2013

Country star Alan Jackson has postponed two concerts in order to attend George Jones' funeral in Nashville, Tennessee.The 81-year-old music icon passed away in hospital on Friday (26Apr13), and friends and fans of the star...

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Alan Jackson's Representative Dimisses Reports About Injured Daughter

29th April 2013

A representative for Alan Jackson has dismissed reports the country singer's daughter was involved in a serious car accident, insisting the rumours were started by an Internet prankster.A man purporting to be Jackson uploaded a...

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Alan Jackson Headlining Charity Fundraiser

15th January 2013

Country singer Alan Jackson is set to headline the fifth annual Stars Go Blue benefit concert in Nashville, Tennessee to raise money for the Colon Cancer Alliance (Cca).The singer will take to the stage at...

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Alan Jackson Releasing Photobook For Charity

13th December 2012

Country star Alan Jackson is releasing a limited edition photobook featuring his beloved Sweetbriar estate in Tennessee to raise money for charity.The singer and his family lived in the Williamson County home for more than...

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Alan Jackson Raises Thousands For Wildfires Relief Fund

3rd July 2012

Country star Alan Jackson raised thousands of dollars at a special show last week (ends01Jul12) to boost a disaster fund for victims of recent wildfires in Colorado.The singer was stunned to witness the scenes of...

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Week 68: Adele's '21' Regains Billboard No.1 Spot

14th June 2012

Adele has regained the No.1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart with her sophomore effort '21', 68 weeks after its release. The multi-Grammy Award winner remarkably held off new entries from Neil Young, The...

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Alan Jackson To Play Car Park Show To Benefit Earthquake Town

20th May 2012

Country music star Alan Jackson is to headline a benefit for the Mineral, Virginia locals who lost almost everything in a freak 2011 earthquake.The singer/songwriter agreed to perform in the tiny town after a fan...

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Jackson's Wife Is Cancer-free

22nd March 2012

The wife of country star Alan Jackson has been declared cancer-free.Denise Jackson was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2010 and the Grammy Award winner previously confessed he was struggling to come to terms with...

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The Things They Say 23569

24th November 2011

"My favourite Thanksgiving dish would be the cornbread-based kind of dressing that we always have with turkey. That recipe is a kind of a combination of my mama, and (my wife) Denise has taken it...

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Alan Jackson & Kix Brooks Honoured On Nashville Walk Of Fame

7th November 2011

Alan Jackson and Kix Brooks have been honoured on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.The two stars were among seven Nashville-related personalities inducted on Sunday (06Nov11). A thrilled Jackson told the crowd,...

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Garth Brooks And Alan Jackson Join Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame

18th October 2011

Country singers Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson were among the stars inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on Sunday (16Oct11).Brooks beamed with pride as his manager and producer handed him the accolade and...

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Ozzy & Alan Jackson's Tunes Help Rescuers Find Lost Boy

14th September 2011

Ozzy Osbourne and Alan Jackson's music has helped rescue workers find a severely autistic eight year old who went missing in the San Bernardino National Forest in California.Joshua Robb was found alive and well on...

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The Things They Say 22736

5th September 2011

"I don’t know where it came from. It’s like one of my favourite things Hank Williams said when he was asked about where he got his songs. He said, 'I just hold the pen, God...

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Fascinating Fact 11966

22nd August 2011

Country superstars Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson are to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2011.The hitmakers will join Allen Shamblin, John Bettis and Thom Schuyler...

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Bob Dylan And Jack White's Hank Williams Tribute

4th August 2011

Bob Dylan, Jack White and Norah Jones have recorded previously unreleased Hank Williams songs.The tracks -inspired by song ideas and lyrics in notebooks left behind in a leather briefcase by the country artist after his...

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Fundraiser For Country Music Hall Of Fame Extension Off To A Bumper Start

29th July 2011

Singer Alan Jackson has helped officials at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to raise more than $56 million (£35 million) to fund the building's planned expansion.The country star joined Ricky Skaggs at...

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Will Hbo Film Whitewash Phil Spector?

16th June 2011

Recent comments by writer-director David Mamet that he believes onetime record producer Phil Spector is not guilty of the murder of actress Lana Clarkson have infuriated Clarkson's friends. Interviewed by the London Financial Times about...

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Jennifer Lopez Tells Scotty: 'I'm In Love With You'

12th May 2011

Jennifer Lopez has told 'American Idol' singer Scotty McCreery she is in love with him.Scotty wowed the 'On the Floor' singer - who is a judge on the show alongside Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson...

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American Idol Judges Turn On Haley Reinhart In Semi Final

12th May 2011

American Idol moved into its 'final four' week last night (11th May 2011), with 20-year-old hopeful Haley Reinhart receiving harsh criticism from the all-star judging panel, reports Cbs News. American Idol's final four were mentored...

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Taylor Swift Wins At Academy Of Country Music Awards

4th April 2011

Taylor Swift was named Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards 2011 in Las Vegas last night (03.04.11).Taylor won the biggest honour and also performed at the event, while singer Miranda...

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Jackson To Be Inducted To Rodeo Trail

2nd February 2011

Country star ALAN JACKSON is to be honoured by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in March (11).The singer will be inducted into the rodeo's Star Trail of Fame prior to his 19th performance there....

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Alan Jackson Ends 22-Year Career With Sony

21st January 2011

Country icon ALAN JACKSON has parted ways with record label bosses at Sony Music Nashville after more than two decades on their roster.The singer joined the label in 1989 and went on to release a...

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Jackson Gifts Brown A Classic Car

30th December 2010

Country star ALAN JACKSON has handed pal ZAC BROWN the keys to a classic car as a thanks for gifting him a number one record.Jackson was invited to sing on the Zac Brown Band's As...

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Jackson's 9/11 Anthem Tops New Century's Country Countdown

16th November 2010

ALAN JACKSON's WHERE WERE YOU (WHEN THE WORLD STOPPED TURNING) has topped a poll to find the greatest country song of the new century.The Grammy-winning 2001 song, which was inspired by the 9/11 U.S. terrorist...

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Jackson Takes Ascap's Top Country Award

15th September 2010

Singer/songwriter ALAN JACKSON was honoured for his lengthy career at the ASCAP Country Music Awards on Tuesday night (14Sep10), taking home the top prize.The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) handed the Founders...

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