One of the greatest country artists of all time, [lastfm]Alan Jackson[/lastfm], will be honored by the ASCAP during their upcoming Country Music Awards in Nashville.
He will be recieving the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award during ASCAP’s 48th annual award show. Jackson has sold more than 50 million albums and scored 34 #1 hits during his career, from his 1990 debut album Here In The Real World to his latest work Freight Train.
“Alan upholds the songwriting legacy of country music’s greatest icons,” said Tim DuBois, Vice President and Managing Executive, ASCAP Nashville. ”The fact that he’s been celebrating chart-topping hits for 20 years is a testament to his ability to speak directly to his audience. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing him for more than two decades and am proud of his remarkable career achievements.” (Marketwire.com)